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EA Logistics Named Green Logistics Partner and Broadens its Green Supply Chain Initiative

Dépèche transmise le 3 juin 2011 par Business Wire

EA Logistics Named Green Logistics Partner and Broadens its Green Supply Chain Initiative

EA Logistics Named Green Logistics Partner and Broadens its Green Supply Chain Initiative

WOOD DALE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EA Logistics has been named “Green Logistics Partner” for 2011 by Inbound Logistics Magazine and announced today that it has concluded a greenhouse gas inventory for 2010 and become carbon neutral on its facilities’ and freight truck emissions.

“We are honored to be recognized for our sustainability efforts by Inbound Logistics Magazine as a Green Logistics Partner for the second year in a row”

“We are honored to be recognized for our sustainability efforts by Inbound Logistics Magazine as a Green Logistics Partner for the second year in a row,” says Mike Ellis, President.

Further, with the completion of the company’s verified GHG inventory, EA now has benchmarks against which it can measure reductions in GHG’s in coming years. The company will use various strategies to improve its energy efficiency in coming years.

Additionally the company has achieved 100% carbon neutrality in its facility and in-house truck operation with carbon offsets that fund the Tensas River Wildlife Refuge Reforestation project in northeastern Louisiana.

“It is an opportunity as well as a responsibility to operate our business in as efficient a manner as possible. Efficiency in energy use is good for the environment as well as for our bottom line,” says Ellis.

About EA Logistics

A freight forwarder providing freight transportation and warehousing to clients around the world, EA provides a complete menu of dependable on-time services including Trucking, Airfreight, Ocean and Rail modes. With a cutting-edge IT platform as well as the human touch, clients can leverage up-to-the-minute information on shipment status, quoting, and booking. The company’s sustainability program, Delivered GrEAn by EA Logistics™, provides the most complete carbon-reduction initiative in the freight forwarding industry. It includes biodiesel-powered trucks, GHG measurement and responsible offsetting of freight emissions on a per-shipment or program level, achieving Carbon Neutral Freight. EA is a top-scoring partner in EPA’s SmartWay initiative. For more information, please visit www.deliveredgrEAn.com or www.ealogistics.com.

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