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Benefits of Becoming a SmartWay Shipper Candidate

A SmartWay Shipper Candidate is a shipper who wants to learn about the SmartWay program, but is not in a position to collect and report detailed freight data.

As a Shipper Candidate you are ready to:

  • Educate your carriers about fuel efficiency and freight emissions.
  • Incentivize carriers via RFP or contract processes to enroll.
  • Encourage carriers to become more efficient.
  • Improve your supply chain operational efficiency.
  • Set your own freight sustainability goals.
  • Educate your management about the opportunities to focus on freight sustainability and the benefits of SmartWay participation.


As a SmartWay Shipper Candidate, your organization can:

Have a dedicated SmartWay Account Manager (SAM) who will:

  • Assist with SmartWay Carrier outreach, education, and enrollment.
  • Facilitate understanding of SmartWay.
  • Provide access to resources regarding freight efficiency strategies and technologies.
  • Work with you to understand SmartWay Carrier performance.

Access a customized engagement plan/SmartWay curricula that includes:

  • Educational and outreach materials for carrier enrollment.
  • Example RFP and contract language.
  • Information on creating a SmartWay work group at your organization.
  • Talking points for sharing SmartWay with your C-suite.