PE Kramme Inc, Monroeville NJ, has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a innovative collaboration between US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.
The company will contribute to the partnership's goal to reduce 33 to 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide per year by 2012 by improving the environmental performance of its freight operations.
Launched in February 2004, SmartWay aims to achieve fuel savings of up to 150 million barrels of fuel per year. It brings together freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies, and trade/professional associations to pursue mutually beneficial efficiencies that result in emissions reductions and other environmental improvements, as well as cost savings. SmartWay currently has about 1,700 partners.
PE Kramme is a liquid foodgrade transportation firm specializing in temperature-controlled commodities such as liquid chocolate, cocoa butter, and edible oils.