Dunavant renews with the US EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership
June 27th, 2019
LA PORTE, TEXAS - Dunavant is proud to announce its renewal approval to continue serving as a member of the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the logistics industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.
Dunavant will continue to contribute to the Partnership’s savings of 248.9 million barrels of oil, $33.4 billion in fuel costs and 119 million tons of air pollutants, which collectively equate the annual electricity use in 16 million homes. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, Dunavant demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
“Dunavant has a long-standing commitment to operate ethically and responsibly while creating value for our stakeholders and society," said Clayton Fahey, Senior Vice President, Operations, Dunavant Trans Gulf Transportation. "We recognize that the long-term health of our business is directly connected to the health of the planet and local communities. We remain focused on sourcing environmental solutions that will lessen our footprint, while serving as an example to our peers.”
Developed jointly in early 2003 by EPA and Charter Partners represented by industry stakeholders, environmental groups, American Trucking Associations, and Business for Social Responsibility, this innovative program celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 2014. Partners rely upon SmartWay tools and approaches to track and reduce emissions and fuel use from goods movement. The Partnership currently has over 3,000 Partners including shipper, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, and multimodal carriers. For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.
ABOUT DUNAVANT. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. A family-owned business that has grown to provide solutions within transportation, drayage and trucking, supply chain management, warehousing, distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and chassis leasing, supported by strategic locations in major port and intermodal cities across the U.S., Asia, and the Caribbean, Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.