Penske receives SmartWay honor for emissions reduction program

Updated Apr 24, 2013

Penske Truck Leasing has been named a 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award winner. As one of seven organizations nationwide to win this award, Penske is the only transportation company to receive this honor. The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge SmartWay Affiliates that have initiated and executed exceptional recruiting, promotional and marketing activities in support of the EPA’s goals to reduce truck emissions and improve freight efficiency.

Penske promoted the SmartWay Transport Partnership through:

The hosting of educational events for customers via webinars and one-on-one education, strategy and recruiting sessions
Attending and presenting at sustainability conferences and college symposiums
Ongoing recruiting of customers to join SmartWay
Assisting customers with the completion of the program’s Truck Carrier FLEET models and helping them to establish Miles Per Gallon (MPG) and emissions benchmarking that correlate with SmartWay Carrier Performance Rankings