This page contains the latest news about the SmartWay program and its partners.
SmartWay Retail Partner Lowers Shipping Cost and Emissions
IKEA, a shipper partner in the retail sector leverages SmartWay to reduce freight costs and lower emissions. Stores Magazine Article: "A Smart Move" (3pp, 120K, May 2013)
Media Honor Roll: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Ad
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is a new public service ad targeted toward shipper companies. The ad (PDF) (1p, 156K, EPA-420-F-13-020, March 2013) encourages businesses to reduce their carbon footprint by partnering with SmartWay. Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is also available to our partners as a tool for raising awareness of the goals and benefits of the SmartWay program among your industry peers.
EPA wishes to thank the following fine publications for their generosity in supporting our outreach efforts.
2013 SmartWay Excellence Awards Program is Underway!
EPA's SmartWay awards program recognizes high performing partners that are leading the business community to a clean, efficient and more sustainable future for goods movement. Learn more about the eligibility criteria, process and timeline for the 2013 SmartWay Excellence Awards program on our updated awards page. You can also join us for a special webinar scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET).
Welcome New Partners!
Check out our partner list and the new companies (PDF) (1p, 44K, March 2013) that have most recently joined SmartWay. SmartWay partners are helping to move the freight industry forward to a more sustainable future, and we thank all partners for their efforts and encourage you to spread the word!
Online SmartDriver for Highway Truckers Training Now Available
EPA SmartWay and the Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) FleetSmart program have teamed up to develop a new online voluntary, training program for North American truck drivers. The SmartDriver for Highway Trucking e-learning program is based on a similar classroom workshop, but can now be accessed online, enabling drivers with internet access to better balance their training needs and "down-time" away from home. There is no charge for the training program - it's free - just sign up and register at NRCan's FleetSmart website www.fleetsmart.nrcan.gc.ca/index.cfm?useaction=fleetsmart.smardriver&attri=16.