Arpin Van Lines enters sixth year as a SmarthWay® Transport Partner
Arpin continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for the sixth consecutive year. Freight transportation is one of the fastest growing impacts on the environment and, as consumer demand increases, we are committed to responding with the most efficient and cleanest transportation practices.
Arpin Van Lines is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. The EPA recently approved the company’s annual submission of partnership reporting requirements for 2019. Arpin joined the SmartWay® initiative in 2013. Since that time, Arpin has continued to compile and submit its performance data which is reviewed by the EPA in order to maintain SmartWay® partner certification.
“Transformation to sustainable business practices requires a perpetual investment of time, money, and a commitment by an organization to accelerate its journey forward,” says Peter Arpin, executive vice president, Arpin Group, Inc. “Arpin will continue to advance towards a more sustainable future to ultimately manage a company that is in balance with the economy and the environment. We are proud to be recognized as ranking in the top 20 percent of freight carbon efficiency transportation partners both domestically and internationally through SmartWay.”
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 3,500 partners across all domestic shipping modes in the U.S. 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.
“Arpin knows that partnering with SmartWay is good for business, people, and the environment,” says Cheryl Bynum, U.S. EPA’s SmartWay® director. “By partnering with us, Arpin 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