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This page contains the latest news and announcements about SmartWay. Come back often for the very latest event announcements, media coverage, and press releases.
- SmartWay Webinars: Virtual events, training events and conferences for partners and the SmartWay Community
- SmartWay Events: Conferences and other events that SmartWay participates in or hosts.
SmartWay hosts webinars about various aspects of the program.
- Upcoming Webinars: To participate in an upcoming SmartWay webinar, you must pre-register. Select the registration link and you will receive additional instructions on how to join the webinar.
- Past Webinar Resources: For all of the webinars that have already occurred, we have provided either recordings or presentation slides for you to watch at your leisure.
- Suggest a topic: If you would like to see a webinar about a specific topic, please send an e-mail with the subject line "SmartWay Webinar Suggestion" to firstname.lastname@example.org
For all of the webinars that have already occurred, we have provided either recordings or presentation slides for you to watch at your leisure.
Webinar Presentation: 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award
Presented: April 24 and May 7, 2013
Description: EPA summarized and explained the eligibility criteria, process and timeline for the 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award.
To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: 2013 SmartWay Excellence Award (PDF) (15pp, 305K)
Webinar Presentation: SmartWay Trends, Indicators, and Partner Statistics (TIPS)
Presented: March 20, 2013
Description: SmartWay showcases its wealth of partner environmental performance data, converted into simple chart formats, on its TIPS ("Trends, Indicators, and Partner Statistics") webpage. Using charts accompanied by short notes on the message of each chart, TIPS presents ranges, averages, and other trends in partner performance data for various vehicle types, fuels, use categories, and other types of information that SmartWay collects.
To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: SmartWay TIPS Demo (PDF) (19pp, 803K)
Webinar Presentation: SmartWay Truck Tool Demonstration
Presented: January 17, March 13, April 3, and May 8, 2013
Description: Truck Carriers. Instructions were given for completing your 2013 SmartWay submission using 2012 data by demonstrating the latest version (2.0.12) of the Truck Tool.
To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: Truck Tool webinar (PDF) (16pp, 689K)
Webinar Presentation: Unlocking SmartWay Data to Improve Performance
Presented: February 7, 2013
Description: This webinar helped carriers understand how their SmartWay performance (via SmartWay 2nd generation Tools) affects their shipper clients' footprint and how shippers use SmartWay data for benchmarking and reporting. Ideas regarding how carriers can improve performance and efficiency, while reducing costs are also shared. To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: unlocking-smartway-data (PDF) (32pp, 2.2M).
Webinar Presentation: SmartWay 101 Partner Webinar
Presented: January 30, 2013
Description: An introduction to SmartWay for new Truck Carrier Partners that covers a summary of the program, partner responsibilities, tips fort completing the Truck Tool, as well as Truck Tool inputs and benefits. To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: smartway-101-carrier.pdf (PDF) (17pp, 901 K).
Webinar Presentation: SmartWay Affiliate Challenge
Presented: January 23, 2013
Description: Truck Carriers. The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge allows EPA to recognize those SmartWay Affiliates who have initiated and executed exceptional recruiting, promotional and marketing activities in support of our shared goals. To view the webinar presentation, access the following link: challenge-webinar012313.pdf (PDF) (11pp, 155 K)
Webinar: Second Generation SmartWay for Shippers
Description: The SmartWay Transport Partnership has transitioned to a second-generation performance benchmarking and carbon accounting system which has been designed to meet the changing needs of industry leaders. Shippers learned how the new system helps address their carbon reporting and corporate sustainability commitments.
Webinar: SmartWay Rail Tool Demonstration
Presented: September 6, 2012
Description: Join us for a demonstration of how to complete SmartWay's new rail tool. Completing the rail tool will help railroad companies quantify their annual carbon, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) emissions on a gram per mile and gram per ton mile basis.
Webinar: SmartWay Logo Use Policy
Presented: August 22, 2012
Description: The SmartWay Brand Manager provides the latest regarding updated/current partner logo eligibility criteria, the logo request process for partners, affiliates and the media, as well as appropriate uses of the logo.
Webinar: SmartWay Carrier Performance Report for Carriers
Presented: August 15, 2012
Description: The SmartWay Tools for Carriers and Logistics Companies are designed to provide more accurate environmental performance data and to better inform freight decisions. SmartWay staff discusses the carrier performance report on the SmartWay website.
Webinar: SmartWay Affiliates Challenge
Presented: July 18, 2012
Description: EPA staff invites SmartWay Affiliates to participate in the 2012 Affiliate Challenge. The Affiliate Challenge is summarized and described. EPA will recognize those SmartWay Affiliates who have initiated and executed exceptional recruiting, promotional and marketing activities in support of shared goals. The Challenge considers activities and efforts between March 1, 2012 and March 1, 2013.
Webinar: SmartWay Affiliates Listening Session
Presented: June 28, 2012
Description:EPA staff invited current Affiliates to provide input regarding the SmartWay Affiliate Program. At the beginning of the session, a presentation was given describing the SmartWay Affiliate program and the benefits of participation.
Webinar: SmartWay Carrier Performance Report
Presented: June 20, 2012
Description:The SmartWay Tools for Carriers and Logistics Companies are designed to provide Shipper Partners with more accurate environmental performance data and to better inform freight decisions. SmartWay staff discusses the carrier performance report on the SmartWay website.
Webinar: SmartWay Truck Tool Demonstration
Presented: June 13, 2012
Description: EPA staff gives truck carrier partners a demonstration of the 2012 SmartWay Truck Tool. The Tool allows carrier partners to: 1) assess operations by gathering basic information about the company's fleets; 2) calculate the company's baseline by entering data into the Truck Tool and submitting it for review and approval and; 3) view the company's performance ranking against other carriers with the same or similar business model and track progress in year-over-year comparison reports.
"Questions & Answers" Document (PDF) (EPA 420-12-037, 3pp, 72K) Access and read questions and answers from the SmartWay Truck Tool Demonstration webinar.
Webinar: SmartWay Logistics Tool Demonstration
Presented: June 12, 2012
Description: EPA staff gives Logistics partners a demonstration of the 2012 SmartWay Logistics Tool. The Tool allows Logistics Partners to: 1) Define their business unit composition; 2) Characterize business unit activities; 3) Individually benchmark multiple business units and 4) Track annual changes in performance.
May 19-21, 2013
As fuel costs rise, capacity shrinks and new compliance requirements come into force, supply chain success mandates a laser focus on new optimization strategies. Transportation operations optimization within a retail supply chain can have a significant impact on the bottom line and a return on investment. SmartWay strategies will be discussed at a panel discussion on May 20 at the NRF conference. Visit http://events.nrf.com/supply13/public/enter.aspx for more information on NRFs Global Supply Chain Summit.