Logistic Dynamics, Inc. (LDi) a Buffalo, New York, based third party logistics provider today announced that it has submitted and received approval for their 2015 data update with the SmartWay? Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry. The SmartWay Transport Partnership provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.
“LDi is once again honored to be an approved SmartWay Transport Partner,” stated LDi President, Evan Gaskill. “Through the SmartWay Program, we are able to demonstrate our efficiency achievement, continuous improvement and learn better practices that gives LDi a competitive advantage with our shipper clients and resources needed to help our carriers reduce fuel use and increase efficiency. That’s a winning situation for everyone.”
LDi will continue to contribute to the Partnership’s savings of 170.3 million barrels of oil, $24.9 billion in fuel costs, 72.8 MMT of carbon dioxide (CO2), 1,458,000 tons of nitrogen oxides, and 59,000 tons of particulate matter. This is the equivalent to eliminating annual energy use in over 6 million homes. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, LDi demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
About Logistic Dynamics, Inc.
Logistic Dynamics, Inc. (LDi) is a global logistics provider that specializes in transportation management and freight broker related services. Logistic Dynamics provides full truckload, less than truckload, rail, air and ocean services to a broad range of customers throughout North America by utilizing their ever expanding network of agents and carrier partners. To learn more about LDi’s services or freight broker partnership program, visit www.LogisticDynamics.com.
About SmartWay Transport Partnership
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.