NFI is excited to announce that it has been selected as a 75 Green Supply Chain Partner (G75) by Inbound Logistics magazine. The annual listing of 75 supply chain companies with a commitment to sustainability is published in the June 2015 edition of Inbound Logistics.
The Inbound Logistics G75 list is a compilation of companies that value sustainability initiatives in their supply chain, logistics, and transportation operations. The list highlights companies that magazine subscribers should partner with if their businesses value green practices. The magazine’s editors chose the G75 based on measurable results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement, and industry recognition.
A three-time recipient of the SmartWay Excellence Award, NFI ranks in the top 20 percent of SmartWay partners for overall environmental performance. NFI operates natural gas fleets in California, Texas, and Pennsylvania, and the company’s fleet-wide MPG has risen three to five percent annually over the past six years. NFI’s trucks use aerodynamic equipment such as AirTabs and trailer skirts, and are outfitted with speed limiters, battery auxiliary power units, and wide-based tires to reduce fuel usage.
NFI has also implemented green solutions throughout its 25 million sq. ft. of warehousing space. Distribution operations are committed to recycling packaging materials, solar power is used at several facilities, including their corporate headquarters in Cherry Hill, NJ, and real estate properties are built to LEED standards.