For Immediate Release Contact: Jeni Kirsch
June 1, 2023
Kirsch Transportation Services, inc. Renews with the U.S. EPA SmartWay®
OMAHA, NE– Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc. today announced that it has submitted and received approval for its current data submission to 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.
Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc. will continue to contribute to the Partnership’s savings of 357 million barrels of oil, $47.6 billion on fuel costs and 152 million metric tons of CO2, 2.7 million short tons of NOx, and 112,000 short tons of PM. This is the equivalent of the annual electricity use in 23 million homes. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc. demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
“Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc. is proud of its commitment to the U.S. EPA SmartWay® Transport Partnership. By joining forces with this innovative collaboration, we are reaffirming our dedication to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency in the transportation industry. As responsible corporate citizens, we are excited to contribute towards the Partnership’s remarkable achievements and look forward to playing our part in achieving its goals.” said Jeni Kirsch, Marketing Coordinator.
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 approach to track and reduce emissions and fuel use from goods movement. The Partnership currently has nearly 4,000 Partners including shippers, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, and multimodal carriers.
Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc. is a women-owned, premier logistics company that delivers a wide array of solutions and services in the transportation industry. For more information about Kirsch Transportation, visit www.KirschTrans.com or call 1 877 341 9611.
For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.