Bennett Heavy & Specialized Named a U.S. EPA 2020 SmartWay High Performer

October 7, 2020

MCDONOUGH, GEORGIA., (October 7, 2020) – Bennett Heavy & Specialized, LLC (BHS), a division of the Bennett Family of Companies, is pleased to be recognized as a 2020 SmartWay High Performer with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their ranking on carbon emissions.

Fewer than 10 percent of all SmartWay carriers operate fleets efficient enough to make the SmartWay High Performer list for carbon emissions and BHS is now included on the list.

According to the U.S. EPA website, carbon is a leading indicator of fuel use, meaning that SmartWay High Performers for carbon also consume less fuel for every mile they travel and for every ton of freight they move. For example, for every trip they make, high performing SmartWay truckload carriers for carbon move heavier loads, packing their trailers more efficiently – and still consume thousands of gallons of less fuel annually, as compared to their SmartWay peers.

“We are proud to be recognized as a 2020 SmartWay High Performer with the United States EPA. This award shows our customers that we continue to focus on our core value of safety and as a carrier are dedicated to protecting our beautiful planet.”

said Tony Eiermann, Vice President Fleet Management with Bennett Family of Companies

About the U.S. EPA 2020 SmartWay Program

Developed jointly in early 2003 by EPA and charter partners represented by industry stakeholders, environmental groups, American Trucking Associations, and Business for Social Responsibility, this innovative program celebrated its 15-year anniversary in 2019. Partners rely upon SmartWay tools and approaches to track and reduce emissions and fuel use from goods movement. The partnership currently has over 3,700 partners including shipper, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, a multimodal carriers and Affiliate organizations. For more information on EPA, visit www.epa.gov.

About Bennett Heavy & Specialized

Bennett Heavy and Specialized, LLC, (BHS) provides safe and secure transportation services for HAZMAT materials and other sensitive and highly secured cargo shipments. BHS serves Aerospace, Government Freight and Commercial Explosives markets offering a variety of transportation modes including van trailers, flatbed and step deck, dromedaries and more. BHS has become an industry leader through their ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality of service to its customers. Learn more about Bennett’s Heavy & Specialized division and its Ammunition and Explosives Secured Team division (AA&E) team at https://www.bennettheavyspecialized.com/.

About Bennett Family of Companies

McDonough-Ga.-based Bennett Family of Companies is a woman-owned, Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC)-certified, diversified transportation and logistics company. Through its nine affiliated operating companies, the Bennett Family of Companies delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions worldwide. For more information, visit www.bennettig.com.

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