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Hermann Services Attains SmartWay Partnership

11-18-2009

SmartWaySM Transport, an innovative collaboration between the EPA and the freight sector designed to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and improve energy security, named Hermann Services as SmartWaySM Transport Partner. "Were proud to be recognized as one of the nations most environmentally-aware distribution companies," said Bryan Hermann, Director of Maintenance, Hermann Services. "By participating in the SmartWay Transport programs, Hermann Services saves money, reduces fuel consumption, and is recognized for our social responsibility. We achieved the status of SmartWay Transport Partner by committing to improving the environmental performance of our freight delivery operations." Strategies that Hermann Serivces has implemented as a SmartWay Transport Partner:
  • Idling reduction
  • Truck and trailer aerodynamic upgrade
  • Improved pickup and delivery scheduling
  • Tire upgrades and automatic
  • inflation systems
  • Advanced lubricants and powertrain equipment
  • Improved freight and intermodal transport
  • Driver training
"In addition to helping our bottom line, these and other changes are helping to make a big difference in environmental impacts," said Hermann. "Clients appreciate working with a SmartWay designated Transport Partner, which is something our employees and clients can be proud of."