Pilot Freight Services Named as SmartWay Transport Logistics Partner

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Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced it has been named a SmartWay(SM) Transport Partner. The SmartWay Transport program is an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.

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We are very happy to have the opportunity to join the SmartWay Transport program

Pilot's selection as a SmartWay Transport Partner reflects its commitment to strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility. To qualify as a partner, Pilot was required to benchmark their current freight operations, and has committed to increase the percentage of freight shipped through SmartWay carriers by at least 10 percent a year.

"We are very happy to have the opportunity to join the SmartWay Transport program," said Joe Perez, Director of Ground Transportation for Pilot Freight Services. "The transportation industry has an obligation to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions, and Pilot is proud to be a part of that effort."

The SmartWay Transport program, launched in 2004, aims to increase the availability and market penetration of fuel efficiency technologies and strategies that help freight companies reduce costs while also diminishing adverse environmental impacts.

ABOUT PILOT FREIGHT SERVICES

Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is a full-service transportation and logistics provider with 65 offices throughout North America. Pilot is also a founding member of the World Freight Alliance (WFA), operating in more than 190 countries worldwide. The company's freight forwarding services encompasses every mode of transportation, including air, ground, and ocean, serving all corners of the globe. Pilot's logistics programs offer a complete line of expedited and time-definite services, international shipping solutions, product warehousing, and inventory management. In addition, Pilot's online shipment navigator, CoPilot, provides customers all of the necessary tools to make online shipping fast, convenient, and secure. Learn more about Pilot Freight Services at http://www.PilotDelivers.com.

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