Coteau-du-Lac, November 7th, 2018 – C.A.T. Inc. was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in environmental performance and energy efficiency.
“This award helps demonstrate C.A.T’s commitment to improving our environmental performance year after year. In addition to our long-standing partnership with Smartway, C.A.T continues to look to introduce innovative environmental solutions such as the use of compressed natural gas in our long-haul fleet, in an effort to reduce our environmental impact.” Daniel Goyette, President and Founder of C.A.T.
C.A.T. Inc, was one of 40 truck carriers to receive this distinction, representing the best environmental performers of SmartWay’s 3700 Partners. The Excellence Awardees were honored at the 2018 American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas on October 29, 2018.
A little bit about C.A.T. Inc.
Canadian American Transport (C.A.T.) was founded in 1978 and offers a blend of transportation, logistics and warehousing services. Their core market is truckload service between Canada and the USA and intra Canada. In addition, they are one of a handful of carriers serving the Mexico market on a regular basis. For more information visit their website at www.cat.ca
A little bit about SmartWay
EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health and reducing air pollution. Demonstrating a commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility through SmartWay provides for a more competitive and sustainable business environment. Since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting more than 103 million tons of air pollutants (NOx, PM, and CO2) contributing to cleaner air and healthier citizens, while saving more than 215.4 million barrels of oil and $29.7 billion in fuel costs – equivalent to eliminating the annual energy use of over 14 million homes.
More information on SmartWay in general: www.epa.gov/smartway/