GREEN BAY, Wis. ¬ June 3, 2009 ¬ Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, was recently named the CaseStack Green Carrier of the Year. The nation’s largest truckload carrier was recognized for its outstanding level of service while remaining the most “green” within Casestack’s frequently used carrier base.
CaseStack is a sustainability-focused supply chain innovator that provides logistics outsourcing services to companies selling products to retailers, distributors and other manufacturers.
Schneider National was chosen as the Green Carrier of the Year for consistently following best practices within the area of sustainability. In order to be eligible for consideration, carriers need to be members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership.
CaseStack’s management team evaluated and rated the 20 eligible providers based on criteria such as driving and idling practices, tire modifications, body modifications and management of maximum truck speeds. In addition, service levels, pricing, availability and quality were also taken into account.
“Schneider National has a long-standing commitment to operating the most energy-efficient fleet in the industry,” said Dan Van Alstine, senior vice president/general manager for Schneider National. “By being more fuel efficient, we’re lowering emissions and saving valuable natural resources.
“We’re also helping our customers meet their own sustainability goals. We’re proud to work with companies who share our commitment to social responsibility and are honored to receive this inaugural award from CaseStack.
“This award is a direct result of Schneider’s superior reputation for reliability, quality and customer service,” said Dan Sanker, president and CEO of CaseStack. “We look forward to continuing our excellent relationship with them in 2009.”
CaseStack (www.casestack.com) is a sustainability-focused supply chain innovator that provides logistics outsourcing services to companies selling products to retailers, distributors and other manufacturers. CaseStack combines an advanced transportation and warehousing system with proprietary, Web-based software to provide end-to-end fulfillment services that enable customers to reap the benefits without all the infrastructure costs.
CaseStack has received awards from Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Inc.
magazine, recognizing it as one of the fastest-growing and technologically advanced logistics outsourcing companies in North America.
About Schneider National, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, enhancing the standard of living worldwide. The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Schneider serves more than two-thirds of the FORTUNE 500 companies and offers the broadest portfolio of services to small, medium and global shippers across the globe. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include van/truckload, dedicated, expedited, bulk, western regional, intermodal, transportation management, freight brokerage, air/ocean freight forwarding, customs house brokerage, transloading and distribution, supply chain management, supply chain advisory services, and freight audit and payment (Europe).
Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for more than 70 years. A $3.7 billion company, Schneider National employs 21,400 transportation and logistics experts worldwide, including operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit schneider.com.