J.P. Donmoyer of Ono, Pennsylvania today announced that it joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.
J.P. Donmoyer, Inc. will contribute to the Partnership's goal to reduce 33 to 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide per year by 2012 by improving the environmental performance of our freight operations. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, J.P. Donmoyer, Inc. demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
"Our company has been committed to providing green services since the earlier nineties in support of the Federal Clean Air Act. It is a natural progression for us to continue as an ISO 9001 Certified organization to reaffirm our effort to strive for ever improving goals as a responsible corporate citizen by means of partnering with the U.S. EPA as a SmartWay Transport Partner," said Frank Costanzo, President of J.P. Donmoyer, Inc.
Launched in February 2004, the SmartWay Transport Partnership aims to achieve fuel savings of up to 150 million barrels of fuel per year. The Partnership brings together major freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies and trade/professional associations to pursue mutually beneficial efficiencies that result in emissions reductions and other environmental improvements, as well as cost savings to the companies. The Partnership currently has approximately 1,400 partners.
J.P. Donmoyer, Inc, founded in 1934, operates four terminals in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and services the pneumatic tank and truckload markets. The award winning transportation organization provides value added services for municipalities, utilities, manufacturers, and retailers throughout the Northeast, Mid West and Southern United States. Our patented remote inventory process, BINs™ manages over thirty major customer inventories twenty-four, seven. To learn more about J.P. Donmoyer, Inc visit www.jpdonmoyer.com or call 800 428 5577.
For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.