Cherry Hill, N.J. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014
In the special June “Lean and Green” issue of Inbound Logistics, NFI is profiled as a leading company that shippers can rely on when pursuing a sustainable supply chain. Inbound Logistics editors compile the G75 list annually by identifying companies with a strong commitment to sustainability that demonstrate measureable progress in helping reduce their environmental impact.
NFI ranks in the top 20 percent of SmartWay partners for overall environmental performance, and the EPA awarded NFI the SmartWay Excellence Award three times in recognition of its sustainability efforts. NFI runs natural gas fleets in California and Texas, with a Pennsylvania fleet launching soon. Aerodynamics, AirTabs, trailer skirts, and speed limiters are also used to decrease fuel usage.
With social responsibility as one of six core company values, NFI continues to invest in sustainability efforts. “Our sustainability policies are designed to reduce our carbon footprint,” says Sid Brown, CEO. “Limiting emissions, making use of solar energy, recycling, and building to LEED standards are our guiding principles as we move forward and conduct business.”
About NFI -- NFI is a fully integrated supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue and employs nearly 8,000 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates 22 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its company-owned fleet consists of over 2,000 tractors and 8,200 trailers, operated by more than 2,500 company drivers and 250 Owner Operators. Its business lines include transportation, warehousing, intermodal, brokerage, global, real estate, trailer storage, and solar services. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com, or call 1-877-NFI-3777.