Cherry Hill, N.J. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014
Global Trade Magazine has recognized NFI, a leading supply chain company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, as one of America’s Leading third party logistics providers. Committed to sustainability in the supply chain, NFI ranks as one of the Top 10 Greenest 3PLs on the listing.
The Global Trade Magazine Leading 3PLs issue is a resource for U.S. shippers who rely on third-party logistics companies and their supply chain partners. Based on research conducted by Global Trade Magazine editors, the America’s Top 3PLs issue identifies companies able to fulfill shippers’ specific needs in several different categories including Greenest, Best Technology, and Most Versatile.
As an EPA SmartWay Transport Partner with a concentration on decreasing fleet fuel usage, NFI’s commitment to sustainability won it a spot on the top 10 list. NFI has established specific initiatives to fulfill lowering its carbon footprint across all aspects of the supply chain. NFI operates natural gas fleets in California, Illinois, and Texas, runs many facilities from solar power, and is currently working on plug-in charging systems that pioneer the use of battery powered APUs in tractors.
NFI has ranked among top providers in various publications recognizing green companies. For his strong leadership role in decreasing NFI’s environmental impact, Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President of Fleet Services, was named a Truck Fleet Innovator by Heavy Duty Trucking earlier this year. Recently NFI was named an Inbound Logistics G75 Supply Chain partner and a Food Logistics Top Green Provider.
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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.