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SmartWay High Performer Lists

EPA is committed to recognizing those SmartWay Transport Partners that lead the freight industry in producing more efficient and sustainable supply chain transportation solutions. 

About the SmartWay High Performers

Among the hundreds of companies partnering with EPA through SmartWay, there are those that are a step ahead in meeting the challenges of sustainable goods movement. These leaders represent all types of SmartWay partners, including: shippers, truck carriers and logistics service providers.

Based on SmartWay’s annual emissions reports for partners, these High Performers have achieved significant shipping and freight efficiencies that merit special attention. Learn more about SmartWay High Performers and the criteria that sets them apart!

Selection Criteria for SmartWay High Performers

SmartWay partners submit efficiency and air quality performance data to EPA annually.  EPA aggregates and divides the data into five ranked performance ranges.  SmartWay High Performers are partners whose efficiency and/or air quality performance falls within the top-ranked performance range.

See the table below for detailed  2017 SmartWay High Performers criteria: 


SmartWay High Performer Category

SmartWay High Performer Criteria

Truck carrier fleets, All Metrics

Top-ranked performance range for all metrics (CO2, NOx, PM), grams per mile and grams per ton-mile

Truck carrier fleets, Carbon Metric

Top-ranked performance range for efficiency metric (CO2), grams per mile and grams per ton-mile

Dray carrier fleets, PM and NOMetrics

Top-ranked performance range for air quality metrics (NOx, PM), grams per mile and grams per ton-mile

Shippers

98 percent of miles or ton-miles are SmartWay shipped and environmental performance based on 50% CO2+ 25% NOx + 25% PM g/ton-mile

Logistics providers

80 percent of miles or ton-miles are SmartWay shipped and environmental performance based on 50% CO2 + 25% NOx + 25% PM g/ton-mile

Multimodal carriers

All multimodal carriers: Environmental performance from 50% CO2 + 25% NOx + 25% PM weighting of g/ton-mile (*Exception for package & less-than-truckload multimodal carriers: Environmental performance from 50% CO2 + 25% NOx + 25% PM weighting of g/mile)