Standard Forwarding is Approved Smartway Partner

EAST MOLINE, IL (May 29, 2009) - Standard Forwarding Company, Inc. has been approved as a SmartWay Partner! SmartWaySM Transport is an innovative collaboration between the EPA and the freight sector designed to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and improve energy security.

Companies that participate in SmartWay Transport programs save money by reducing fuel consumption and are recognized for their social responsibility and leadership. Standard Forwarding Company is instituting on board technology for maximized dispatch efficiency as well as idling reduction and governed truck speeds as part of their program.

The Standard Forwarding goal is to provide the most efficient cost effective transportation management. Through EDI transactions, an innovative web site, and automated electronic invoice processing utilizing Oracle Content Management software, all Standard Forwarding customers are touched by the state-of-the-art information technology offered by the company."

Standard Forwarding is a Midwest regional LTL carrier with service in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Saint Louis MO and Omaha NE. The company started in 1934 and is celebrating 75 years in the transportation business by continuing the tradition of providing exceptional value, commitment and the highest level of customer service.

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