Lowe’s earns EPA award for transportation

Mooresville, N.C.- based Lowe’s has earned an award from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for work in its freight and transportation system.

The retailer has received the Environmental Excellence Award from the EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership. The company earned the recognition by increasing shipping by rail and instituting a more efficient process for inbound and outbound freight deliveries.

The company also helped increase efficiency of truckload shipments by allowing more products to be shipped on fewer trailers.

The awards were announced at the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Philadelphia.

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