06/20/2017

NFI Recognized as a Food Logistics 2017 Top Green Provider

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Cherry Hill, NJ

NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider, has been named to the Food Logistics Magazine Top Green Providers List. This annual award recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary environmental stewardship promote sustainability in the food and beverage industry.

NFI has a long standing track record for its sustainability efforts. With a strong desire to provide high quality service to customers, NFI is committed to continue being a leading environmentally friendly and conscience 3PL provider.

In addition to its own sustainability initiatives, NFI also supports its customer’s efforts with several advanced ways to stay green. NFI has reduced its environmental footprint through the use of alternative fuel, the implementation of natural gas fleets, and operating green facilities throughout North America. A majority of trucks among its 2,300-plus dedicated fleet are outfitted to improve aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.

NFI also utilizes green solutions throughout its 33.5 million square feet of warehousing space. Distribution operations use recycled material for packaging and numerous warehouses are equipped with solar panels, including the corporate headquarters in Cherry Hill, N.J. Real estate projects are also built to LEED standards.

“NFI continues to prioritize sustainability across our business and takes great pride in positively benefiting the community. We are committed to providing our customers with exceptional service, while doing our part to positively impact the environment,” said CEO, Sid Brown.

“Transportation and logistics comprise a significant part of supply chain, and we commend those companies in our industry that embrace their role as environmental stewards, while raising the sustainability bar for their peers,” said Lara L. Sowinski, Food Logistics editorial director.

The Food Logistics Top Green Provider list provides a guide for logistics professionals to identify providers, manufacturers, software, and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their interactions and those of their customers. Providing supply chain solutions to customers from numerous industries, NFI looks forward to continue to improve its environmental impact and help customers operate more sustainably.


About NFI

NFI is a fully-integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. Privately held by the Brown family since 1932, the company generates more than $3.6 billion in annual revenue and employs over 17,250 associates. NFI owns and operates over 70 million square feet of warehouse space alongside a dedicated fleet of 4,900 tractors and 13,700 trailers. NFI’s relentless innovation and unparalleled service deliver logistics solutions that transform the way business gets done. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, warehousing and distribution, eCommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and industrial real estate. In addition, NFI’s venture capital group, NFI Ventures, invests and strategically partners with early-stage companies that seek to innovate and disrupt the supply chain and logistics industry. For more information, visit nfiventures.com. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.