Transport Partnership
     Special Edition
                                                                              October 2009
             2OO9 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients!
      On October 6, 2009, EPA recognized 37 SmartWay Partners as recipients of the 2009 SmartWay Excellence
      Award. These freight industry leaders have made significant contributions to protecting the environment
  through their participation in the SmartWay Partnership. Awards were conferred at the American Trucking
  Associations Annual Management Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2009 award recipients are:
  Truck Carriers
  Bison Transport Inc.
  C.R. England, Inc.
  Celadon Trucking Services Inc.
  Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
  Covenant Transport, Inc.
  Gordon Trucking Inc.
  J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
  Knight Transportation, Inc.
  LTI Trucking Services, Inc.
  MacKinnon  Transport INC
  Mesilla Valley Transportation
  Quad/Graphics, Inc.
  Roehl Transport, Inc.
  Schneider National, Inc.
Stan Koch & Sons Trucking
States Logistics Services, Inc.
Swift Transportation Co.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc./Xpress
  Global Systems

Best Buy Co., Inc.
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
JCPenney Co
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kohl's Department Stores
Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
Limited Brands, Inc.
Lowe's Companies Inc.
PepsiCo, Inc.
Sharp Electronics Corporation
Stonyfield Farm, Inc.
The Home Depot
USG Corporation

Logistics Companies
Hub Group, Inc.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics

American Trucking Associations
Cascade Sierra Solutions
                       2009 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients, company representatives.

Award Special E-update
                G. Tommy Hodges, Chairman
              American Trucking Associations
         Host of the 2009 SmartWay Award Ceremony.
                                                      2009 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients, company representatives.

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                                                                    Transporting the SmartWay has its rewards.
                                                          Congratulations to the 2009 SmartWay Excellence Award winners.
                                                                                                     Transport Partnershi
                                                                                          'ouse gases and air pollution  WWW.epa.gOV/SITiartway
                                                        The SmartWay Award PSA (depicted above) is scheduled to appear
                                                        in the November 2009 editions  of  the  following publications:
                                                        Transport Topics, Overdrive, Fleet Equipment,  CCJ, Fleet Owner,
                                                        Corporate Responsibility Office (CRO) and  the December 2009 edi-
                                                                     tion of CSCMP Supply Chain  Quarterly.
              Cheryl Bynum, Acting Manager
         U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership
  Presiding Official of the 2009 SmartWay Award Ceremony.
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Award Special E-update
 3=i^   The Buzz about SmartWay Awardees
          Visit the links below to see media stories that feature the 2009 SmartWay Award Recipients:
     Award  Recipient  News
           ATA Receives EPA Environmental Excellence Award
               Reuters. October 6, 2009

           Bison Transport recognized by American Trucking Association
               CJOB 68 Superstation. October 7, 2009.
               www. cjob.com/News/Local/Story.aspx?ID= 1148597

           CR England, Inc. Wins EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
               Reuters. October 6, 2009.

           Celadon Wins U.S. EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award for Second Straight Year
               Earth Times. October 6, 2009.

           Canuck fleets honored by EPA in Vegas (Challenger Motor Freight, Bison Transport and MacKinnon Transport)
               Today's Trucking.  October 6, 2009.
               www. todaystrucking.com/news.cfm?intDocID=22580

           Covenant Transport  Receives 2009 SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
               PR Newswire. October 2009.

           Georgia-Pacific Professional earns EPA SmartWay Award
               Reliable Plant Magazine. October 2009.

           Kohl's awarded for environmental practices
               The Business Journal.  October 7, 2009.

           Lowe's receives green awards
               Home Textiles.October 9, 2009.

           Menlo Worldwide Logistics Wins U.S. EPA SmartWaySM Environmental Excellence Award
               Earth Times. October 6, 2009.

           PepsiCo Wins US EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
               Beverage World. October 9,  2009.

           Quad/Graphics Earns EPA SmartWaySM Environmental Excellence Award for Fourth Consecutive Year
               Cloud Computing  Journal. October 12, 2009.

           Schneider National Honored  with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency^ s Environmental Excellence Award
           for Fourth Consecutive Year
               Reuters. October 6, 2009.


Award Special E-update
  Award Recipient  News continued

        NH's Stonyfield Farm Lauded For Cutting Emissions
          WBZ 38. October 12, 2009.
          http://wbztv.eom/wireapnewsnh/NH.yogurt.maker.2.1243041 .html

        Swift Transportation Wins U.S. EPA SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
          Cloud Computing Journal. October 6, 2009.

        Transplace Honored for Second Year with the Environmental Protection Agency's Annual SmartWay Enviro
          AUTO-MOBI.info. October 7, 2009.

        U.S. Xpress Enterprises Earns A SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award
          Reuters. October 6, 2009.

        EPA SmartWay Transport Program Announces Winners
          Industry Week. October 12, 2009.

        Freight Industry Leaders Honored for Reducing Co2 Emissions
          NewsBlaze. October 6, 2009.
          http://newsblaze.com/story/2009100611362 Itsop.nb/topstory.html

        SmartWay names Excellence Award winners
          FleetOwner. October7, 2008.

        SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders For Reducing CO2 Emissions
          Pollution Online. October 13, 2009.
             SmartWay Affiliate
        to Host Excellence Award
              Ceremony for 2OIO

      OmartWay Affiliate, Council of Supply Chain Man-
      agement Professionals (CSCMP),will host the 2O1O
      SmartWay Excellence Award ceremony during their
      annual conference next September in San Diego,

      CSCMP has actively supported the SmartWay Pro-
      gram over the years, serving as host of the 2OO7 and
      2OO8 SmartWay Excellence Award ceremonies.
                                                      On September 21,2OO9, the U.S. EPA presented
                                                  an appreciation plaque to the CSCMP Board of Directors
                                                    for its ongoing efforts in greening the supply chain.
             SmartWay Transport | www.epa.gov/smartway | 734-214-4767 |  smartway_transport@epa.gov
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