Transport Partnership
                          Special  Edition
                                                                             October 2012
            2O12  SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients!
   EPA recognized 40 SmartWay Partners as recipients of the 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award. Given to only
   one percent of SmartWay Partners each year, this award recognized company achievements as Partners
in the SmartWay Transport Partnership and their contributions to the sustainability of global supply chains.
Awards were conferred at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Atlanta,
Georgia and at the American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2012 award recipients are:

Best Buy Company
Lowe's Companies, Inc.
IKEA Distribution Services, NA
SC Johnson and Son, Inc.
Sears Logistics Services, Inc.
Foremost Farms USA

Logistics Company
Sharp Freight Systems, Inc.

Truck Carriers
Air Ground Xpress, Inc.
C.R. England, Inc.
Celadon Trucking Services, Inc.
Dart Transit Company
Dibble Trucking, Inc.
Doug Andrus Distributing LLC
Duncan and Son Lines, Inc.
Dupre' Logistics, LLC
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.
Heartland Express, Inc. of Iowa
JBS Carriers, Inc.
Jules Savard Inc.
Knight Transportation, Inc.
Lake Enterprises Ltd.
Lone Star Transportation, LLC.
May Trucking Company
Mesilla Valley Transportation
New Century Transportation, Inc.
Orlicks Inc.
Pacific 9 Transportation, Inc.
Palletized Trucking Inc.
Poland Spring Bottling
Polaris Transport Carriers Inc.
Prime Inc
Ruan Transportation Management
Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc.
Swift Transportation
Walgreen OshKosh Inc.

Multimodal Carriers
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc.
White Arrow LLC
               2012 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients,
               Shipper and Logistic company representatives.
                                  Rick Blasgen, President & CEO
                            Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
                          Host of the 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award Ceremony
                                for shippers and logistics partners.
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                                                                                          Jim Blubagh, Deputy Director
                                                                                     U.S. EPA Transportation Climate Division
                                                        Cheryl Bynum, Director
                                                 U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership
         Howard Abramson, Publisher & Editorial Director
              Transport Topics Publishing Group
      Host of the 2O12 SmartWay Award Ceremony for carriers.
                                                      2012 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients, carrier representatives
                               2012 SmartWay Excellence Award Recipients, carrier representatives
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           The Buzz About SmartWay Awardees
           Visit the links below to read media stories that feature the 2012 SmartWay Award Recipients:
Award  Recipient News
      SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
             U.S. EPA news release. October 9,2012.
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      ATA Leaders Congratulate EPA SmartWay Excellence Award Winners
             Sacremento Bee. October 9,2012.

      Washington: SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
             Utility Products. Octobern, 2012.

      HP, Best Buy, Lowe's Among 2012 EPA SmartWay Winners
             Environmental Leader. October 11,2012.

      SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
             Sustainable Plant. October 12,2012

      EPA Honors Freight Companies with SmartWay Awards
             Reliable Plant. October 14,2012.

      SmartWay honors industry leaders for supply chain efficiency
             Fleet Owner. October 15,2012.

      Canadian Carriers Among SmartWay's Excellence Award
             Today's Trucking. October 16,2012.

      Walgreens  recognized by EPA for  supply chain leadership
             Drug Store New. October 9,2012.

      SC Johnson Named Recipient of 2012 SmartWay® Excellence Award by the U.S. EPA
             Sacremento Bee. October 10,2012.

      Celadon Group, Inc. & Celadon Trucking Services Receives US EPA 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award
             DailyFinance. October 9,2012.

      C.R. England Recognzed as U.S. EPA SmartWay® Excellence Award Recpient
             Sacremento Bee. October 9,2012.


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Award Recipient  News  continued  ...
       Polars wins SmartWay award for environmental excellence
             Canadian Transportation & Logistics. October 10,2012.

       Lowe's honored by EPA
             Chain Store Age. October 9,2012.

       Sears Holdings Receives US EPA 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award
             The Herald | October 11,2012.

       Dupres Logistics garners EPA award
             The Daily Advertiser. October 10,2012.

       Prime Inc. Garners U.S. EPA 2O12 SmartWay Excellence Award
    October 11,2012.

       Heartland Express Receives US EPA 2O12 SmartWay Excellence Award
             NASDAQ. October 12,2012
                            Congratulations to the 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award winners.
                                Transporting the SmartWay has its rewards. _,

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