KINGSGATE LOGISTICS ENTERS 3RD YEAR AS A SMARTWAY TRANSPORT PARTNERSeptember 11 2018
Kingsgate Logistics successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay’s Partner tools are used to measure progress toward cleaner air and more sustainable business practices.
West Chester, OH – September 11th, 2018
Kingsgate Logistics a leading worldwide provider of transportation and logistics solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for the third consecutive year. Freight transportation is one of the fastest growing impacts on the environment and as consumer demand increases, we are committed to responding with the most efficient and cleaner transportation practices.
Kingsgate Logistics is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. EPA recently approved our annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2017. Kingsgate Logistics joined the SmartWay initiative in 2015. Each year performance data is submitted and reviewed to qualify as a SmartWay partner.
“As a second-generation family-owned business, Kingsgate is committed to operating our company with the good of our communities and families in mind. Kingsgate understands the importance of being responsible corporate citizens and making a better tomorrow, today. We are honored to continue this partnership,” said Jeff Beckham, Owning Partner.
SmartWay is a voluntary and cost-free program that supports companies’ initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from freight supply chain transportation activities. Operational strategies, data management tools and verified technology supports are provided. The SmartWay Partnership is a domestic and international freight and supply chain program that manages data for over 3500 partners across all domestic shipping modes in the US and Canada. SmartWay implements its goals to lower freight carbon footprints by conducting analysis and research of freight impacts, engaging with freight experts, anticipating and responding to trends, developing strategic resources and communication strategies, and serving as an international model. International collaborations exist with Mexico, China and other Asian nations, Europe, and Latin America.
“Kingsgate Logistics knows that partnering with SmartWay is good for business, people and the environment,” says Cheryl Bynum, U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Director, “By partnering with us, Kingsgate is demonstrating their commitment to sustainability through cleaner, lower carbon goods movement.”
Learn more about the EPA’s SmartWay program at: https://www.epa.gov/smartway/
About Kingsgate Logistics, LLC
Kingsgate Logistics Services, LLC is a third-party transportation and logistics firm founded in October 1986 on three fairly basic principles; hard-work, exemplary service and the highest levels of integrity. Kingsgate provides total supply-chain solutions to a broad range of customers throughout North America.
Kingsgate Logistics’ offices are located in West Chester, Ohio, with an office in Dayton, OH opening in 2018. For more information, visit www.KingsgateLogistics.com or follow @KingsgateLogstx on Twitter