Trucking companies, others honored by EPA as SmartWay Partners

Updated Oct 30, 2021
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Seventy-two trucking companies, logistics providers and freight shippers today were honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their efforts in environmental, and energy efficiency. The companies were recipients of the EPA's SmartWay Partner awards.     

The awards were announced during a virtual ceremony hosted by EPA with its SmartWay Partners, affiliates, key stakeholders, and media in attendance. 

According to the EPA, the award recipients represent the top performing, environmentally-responsible SmartWay Partners who move more goods, more miles, with lower emissions and less energy. Today’s awardees is a diverse group with about one-third first-time awardees, about one-third which have received the award at least five times, and four awardees in multiple categories. The awardees are also geographically diverse with awardees from each of EPA’s ten Regions, and six from Canada.

SmartWay Partner award recipients for 2021 include:

  • A&M Transport, LLC
  • ABF Freight, an ArcBest company
  • AGI Transport Inc.
  • Armada
  • Artur Express, Inc.
  • ATS, Inc.
  • Benny Whitehead Inc.
  • Bill Davis Trucking, Inc.
  • Bison Transport Inc.
  • BSP Trans Inc.
  • Catalyst Paper Corporation
  • Contract Freighters, Inc. d/b/a CFI
  • Cowan Systems, LLC
  • CRST Dedicated Services, Inc.
  • CRST Expedited, Inc.
  • Danny Herman Trucking Inc
  • Decker Truck Line
  • Doug Andrus Distributing LLC
  • Duncan and Son Lines, Inc.
  • Eagle Transport Corporation
  • Formerly known as Transport Corporation of America, recently rebranded to CFI
  • Freymiller
  • Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
  • Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
  • Halvor Lines, Inc.
  • HBC Transportation Inc.
  • Heartland Express, Inc. of Iowa
  • Hogan Transports, Inc.
  • HP Inc.
  • Hub Group
  • J&R Schugel Trucking, Inc.
  • J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
  • JED Express Ltd.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KBX Logistics, LLC
  • Keim TS Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Knight Transportation, Inc.
  • Lake Trucking Company
  • Logistics Trans West Inc. - Logistiques Trans West Inc.
  • LTI, Inc.
  • M&J Carriers LLC
  • Major Transportation Services Inc.
  • May Trucking Company
  • McDonald's USA, LLC
  • Meijer
  • Meijer Logistics LLC
  • Mesilla Valley Transportation
  • National Carriers, Inc.
  • Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
  • Penske Logistics LLC
  • Quick-Way, Inc.
  • Roehl Transport, Inc.
  • RRR Transportation Co.
  • Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc.
  • Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS)
  • S & S Transport, Inc.
  • Schneider
  • SSBB Inc. DBA Delta Distribution
  • Stan Koch and Sons Trucking
  • Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC
  • System Transport, Inc.
  • The Home Depot U.S.A., Inc
  • TransAm Trucking, Inc.
  • U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
  • USXL Worldwide
  • Van Eerden Trucking Company
  • Walmart Transportation, LLC
  • Werner EnterprisesWhirlpool Corporation
  • Wilson Logistics, Inc.
  • Woody Bogler Trucking Company

According to the EPA, since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting 143 million tons of CO2, 2.7 million tons of nitrogen oxides and 112,000 tons of particulate matter. Partners have also saved 335 million barrels of oil and over $44 billion in fuel costs – equivalent to eliminating annual energy use in over 21 million homes.