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Joining SmartWay as a Logistics Company Partner
- What does it mean to become a SmartWay Logistics Partner?
Logistics Partners join the SmartWay Transport Partnership for three years and commit to promote the Partnership to carriers and shippers with whom they do business. By helping get the word out about SmartWay-recommended fuel-saving strategies, Logistics Partners help their carriers and shipper clients make smart choices for their businesses and for the rest of us.
- Who is eligible to become a SmartWay Logistics Partner?
The following types of organizations are eligible:
- Third Party Logistics Providers (3PLs)
- Fourth Party Logistics Providers (4PLs)
- Logistics Companies
- Transportation Intermediaries (asset or non-asset based)
- Freight Brokers
- Freight Forwarders
- What's in it for me?
When you become a SmartWay Logistics Partner, you are providing your carriers with a tangible, highly beneficial way to improve their business operations and make a difference for the public good. You are able to give your carriers access to existing tools that will help them achieve their business goals. And EPA will support your efforts by providing outreach materials, program and technical training, and networking opportunities.