Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings received a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for being an industryleader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.
In addition, 100% of Sears Holdings more than 20+ freight carriers are SmartWay program partners as well.
The EPA SmartWay partnership is a public/private collaboration between the US EPA and the freight transportation industry that helps freight shippers, carriers, and logistics companies improve fuel-efficiency and save money.
“We are honored to have received this distinguished environmental award as our company remains focused on supply chain optimization leading to fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and increased supply chain sustainability,” said Raj Pankar, senior VP and president, supply chain, Sears Holdings. “This commitment by the SmartWay program enables companies, such as Sears Holdings, to continue to strive towards improved standards year-over-year.”