GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – June 17, 2020 – Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services was named to the Food Logistics’ 2020 Top Green Providers list. Compiled annually, the Top Green Providers honor recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. Sustainability has long been part of Schneider’s business model, and this year marks the eighth consecutive time that the company has been included on the list.
To select which companies deserve a spot on the list, the Food Logistics editorial staff reviews transportation providers against a stringent list of criteria. It evaluates a company by its efforts in sustainability, including:
- Participation in such programs as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay and other recognized sustainability programs
- Retrofits that produce measurable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions
- Facilities that are LEED-certified and/or feature solar panels
- LED lighting and other energy-saving installations
"Our annual Top Green Providers award recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership enhances sustainability within the food and beverage industry,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics. “From technology that reduces a fleet's carbon footprint to software that helps shippers drive energy efficiency to systems and processes that help reduce the carbon and environmental impact of its customers’ supply chains, these top green providers continue to practice the ultimate in sustainability year over year."
“We’re very proud to be included on Food Logistics’ list of Top Green Providers for the eighth consecutive year,” said Rob Reich, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Schneider. “We know that food and beverage shippers are looking for ways to make their supply chains greener, and Schneider has a strong track record of helping them do business more sustainably.”
Today, most new tractors added to Schneider’s fleet are equipped with a battery-powered auxiliary power unit, which reduces idling of the main engine. Schneider is also transitioning to the latest clean-diesel emission compliant engines, with over 99% of its fleet meeting 2014 emissions standards and 68% of the fleet meeting 2017 emissions standards. The company has improved fuel efficiency by 16.9 percent since 2008, and it reduced fuel consumption by 9.6 million gallons between 2018 and 2019. Schneider is a charter member of the EPA’s SmartWay program and a 10-time winner of its Award of Excellence.
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management and Port Logistics.
With nearly $5 billion in annual revenue, Schneider has been safely delivering superior customer experiences for over 80 years.