TechTrans Enters Fourth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner
TechTrans 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.
SOUTHLAKE, Texas—September 20, 2017—TechTrans, a leading provider of nationwide transportation and logistics solutions, has been named a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner for the fourth consecutive year. Partner status is achieved through a commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices.
The announcement comes after the EPA approved TechTrans’ annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2017.
“While we work tirelessly to reduce our carbon footprint, we realize that freight transportation has a major impact on the environment,” said Len Batcha, President of TechTrans.
As environmental considerations become increasingly important, we are committed to responding with the most efficient and clean transportation practices.
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.
“Partnering with SmartWay is good for business, people and the environment,” says Cheryl Bynum, U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Director, “By partnering with us, TechTrans 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/
Founded in 1990, Technical Transportation Inc. provides transportation, logistics and tracking for manufacturers of specialized high-value equipment. Based in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area, TechTrans has a nationwide network of agents and carriers who are experts at transporting and deploying high-value, heavy-weight shipments for major enterprises. www.techtrans.com.