CAMDEN, N.J., July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NFI, a leading third-party logistics company, was recently recognized as a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics for the seventh consecutive year. The annual list highlights supply chain providers that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and for their customers.
NFI focuses on sustainability within its dedicated and drayage fleet of more than 4,000 trucks. Partnering with innovative leaders in green transportation, NFI's dedicated and drayage fleet is made up of electric trucks, Near Zero compressed natural gas trucks fueled with renewable energy, and electric yard horse tractors. Recognized as a four-time award-winning EPA SmartWay Partner and High Performer, NFI utilizes low-rolling-resistance wide-based tires, battery powered APUs, and aerodynamic facets within its fleet.
NFI also emphasizes green initiatives within its approximately 50 million sq. ft. of distribution space. Among the company's sustainable efforts within its warehouses are electric and propane-powered forklifts, lithium battery forklift demonstration units, and recycling programs.
"With consumers placing higher value on sustainability and social responsibility, particularly within the food and beverage industry, it has become increasingly important for shippers to partner with a 3PL that is dedicated to reducing the impact supply chains have on the environment," said Sid Brown, CEO of NFI. "At NFI, we share the same values as our partners and consumers of creating a greener future, and we constantly look for new ways to enhance these efforts."
In addition to serving the food and beverage industry, NFI also offers expertise in retail, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing. The company's integrated suite of solutions includes dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, brokerage, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate.
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About NFI – NFI is a fully integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates more than $2 billion in annual revenue and employs more than 10,900 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates approximately 50 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its dedicated and drayage fleet consists of over 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers. Its business lines include dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, brokerage, global logistics, and commercial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.