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SmartWay High Performers: Dray Truck Carriers, Particulate Matter and Nitrogen Oxides Metrics

USEPA SmartWay LogoAmong SmartWay ‘dray’ truck carriers – those fleets that move goods over a short distance at seaports, intermodal terminals, and similar locations – about 15 percent are on the SmartWay High Performer list for particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides  (NOx).

Diesel exhaust from trucks contributes to particulate matter or “soot” as well as to emissions of NOx, especially in and around freight hubs, like ports, distribution centers, and railyards. PM is an air pollutant harmful to human health and damaging to the environment.  NOx reacts with other chemicals in the air to form both particulate matter and ozone.  Both of these are also harmful when inhaled due to effects on the respiratory system.

Fleets emitting lower levels of PM and NOx help to reduce human exposure and protect the environment. Fleets on the SmartWay high performing dray truck carrier list for PM and  NOx help address environmental and public health concerns in vulnerable communities.

Check out the Partners that made it to the SmartWay High Performer list for dray truck carriers on particulate and nitrogen oxides! 

CUT SmartWay Partner Company Name

SmartWay Truck Carrier Fleet Name

Truck Carrier Fleet Category

EPA Region or Country

1-800-Pack-Rat, LLC 1-800-Pack-Rat, LLC Dray 4
A & M Logistics Solutions, Inc. DBA DK Express A & M LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS, INC. DBA DK EXPRESS Dray 9
Affton Transport, LLC Affton Transport, LLC: AFTT Dray 7
Best Transportation LLC Best Transportation LLC Dray 2
BP Express LLC BP Express LLC Dray 4
CDS Transport Agent Group, Inc CDS Transport Agent Group, Inc Dray 8
Crowley Trucking, Inc Crowley Trucking, Inc Dray 4
Duncan and Son Lines, Inc. Duncan and Son Lines, Inc. Dray 9
First Star Logistics LLC First Star Logistics LLC Dray 5
Gertsen Interstate Systems, Inc. Gertsen Interstate Systems, Inc. Dray 5
Gilbertson Transport Inc. Gilbertson Transport Inc. Dray 10
Howard Sheppard, Inc. Howard Sheppard, Inc: Howard Sheppard Container Services, LLC Dray 4
Larry's Cartage Co. Inc Larry's Cartage Co. Inc Dray 5
Lightning Xpress, Inc. Lightning Xpress, Inc. Dray 9
Manchester Motor Freight, Inc Manchester Motor Freight Inc Dray 1
Mercer Transport LLC Mercer Transport LLC Dray 10
Next Freight Solutions, Inc. NEXT Freight Solutions Dray 9
Port X Logistics, LLC Port X Logistics, LLC Dray 2
Premier Logistics, LLC Premier Logistics, LLC Dray 4
Railport Services, LLC Railport Services, LLC Dray 4
RPM Harbor Services, Inc. RPM Harbor Services, Inc. Dray 9
S and M Transportation, Inc. S and M Transportation, Inc. Dray 4
Weber Logistics Weber Logistics: Drayage Dray 9
Werner Enterprises Werner Enterprises: Intermodal Dray 7