Conexus Becomes a SmartWay Transport Partner

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Just in time for Earth Day 2012, Conexus, LLC was approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 16th to become a SmartWay Transport Partner.

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We are proud to become a partner of the SmartWay program, which in the end, benefits us all.

Conexus, LLC, a first-class, non-asset based logistics company based in Tulsa, Okla. is proud to become a SmartWay Transport Partner. The SmartWay Transport Partnership is made up of freight shippers, carriers, logistics companies and other stakeholders, who voluntarily achieve improved fuel efficiency and reduce environmental impacts from freight transport. Participating companies benchmark their current freight operations, identify technologies and strategies to reduce their carbon emissions, track emissions reductions and project future improvement. SmartWay partners demonstrate to customers, clients and investors that they are taking responsibility for the emissions associated with goods movement, are committed to corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices, and are reducing their carbon footprint.

“As a SmartWay partner we are committed to improving the annual performance of our carrier network by tracking their fuel consumption, benchmarking operations and choosing more efficient carriers to help reduce our overall transport carbon footprint,” said Kyle Gholston, vice president of Conexus. We especially look forward to doing more business within our network of carriers who are also SmartWay partners.”

Collectively, all SmartWay partners have saved more than 50 million barrels of fuel, and eliminated 16.5 million metric tons of CO2, 235,000 tons of NOx, and 9,000 tons of PM since the program’s inception in 2004 through 2010.

“We are proud to become a partner of the SmartWay program, which in the end, benefits us all,” said Gholston.

For additional information contact: Aubrey Blankenship, at 918.200.0175 or blankenship(at)conexuslogistics(dot)com.

Conexus, LLC, formerly Melton Logistics, LLC, is a non-asset based third-party logistics company serving the United States, Mexico and Canada. The company offers truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), temperature controlled, flatbed, over-dimensional, intermodal, expedited ground and air and specialized freight services as well as warehousing, inventory and distribution through its 30,000 square foot warehouse in Laredo, Texas. The company has been in business since 2003.

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