Port of Tacoma named green supply chain partner fourth year in a row

Jul 12, 2013

The Port of Tacoma’s sustainability commitment has earned it an Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner honor for the fourth year running.

One of five U.S. ports selected, Tacoma was recognized for its efforts to reduce seaport-related air emissions through theNorthwest Ports Clean Air Strategyretrofit lighting to save energy, and find innovative solutions to manage stormwater runoff.

The trade magazine honored 75 organizations from various trade sectors, including ports, truckers, railroads, shipping lines, freight forwarders and air cargo carriers.

The complete list of honored partners is featured in the magazine's June issue at http://www.inboundlogistics.com.

About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is a trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. Find more information atwww.inboundlogistics.com.

About the Port of Tacoma
The Port of Tacoma is an economic engine for South Puget Sound, with more than 43,000 family-wage jobs in Pierce County and 113,000 jobs across Washington state connected to Port activities. A major gateway to Asia and Alaska, the Port of Tacoma is among the largest container ports in North America. The Port is also a major center for bulk, breakbulk and project/heavy-lift cargoes, as well as automobiles and trucks.

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