ELIZABETH, NJ – June 27, 2016 – East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, a leading temperature-controlled logistics provider located on the Port of New York/New Jersey, today announced it has been named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Provider List for 2016.
Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers list recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. The list offers logistics professionals a guide to the providers, manufacturers, and software and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and those of their customers.
“We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability,” said Jamie Overley, CEO of East Coast Warehouse. “From calling home the largest solar powered warehouse in the Northeast, to our robust efforts to conserve energy, we are continually working to reduce our environmental footprint, and our inclusion on this list speaks to these efforts.”
East Coast Warehouse was included as a Top Green Provider for its comprehensive sustainability program, which includes the operation of a solar powered warehouse that produces more than 800,000 kWHr of clean renewable energy each year; state-of-the-art motion sensing technology that provides the most advanced and energy-saving controls across its facilities; and a comprehensive recycling program that allows it to save nearly two million pounds of cardboard and 250,000 pounds of plastic stretch wrap each year.
“The 2016 Top Green Providers reached a new record high for applicants and recipients, confirming the importance of sustainability in the global food and beverage supply chain,” says Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, supply chain network at AC Business Media. “Our industry’s continued focus on environmental stewardship and the role that growers, manufacturers, logistics companies, retailers and others play is driving heightened awareness and actions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously boosting cost and energy efficiencies.”
For more information on Food Logistics’ 2016 Top Green Provider List, please visit www.foodlogistics.com.
About East Coast Warehouse & Distribution
For more than 60 years, East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has served as a preeminent 4PL leader, offering integrated temperature-controlled logistics services to food and beverage importers. Its state-of-the-art, 38 million cubic square foot facility strategically located in an overweight zone on the Port of New York/New Jersey, expedited U.S. Customs and Border Protection Exam Services, transportation capabilities and value-added services offers clients a 4PL end-to-end solution that is sophisticated and seamless. For more information, please visit www.ecwd.staging.wpengine.com.
About Food Logistics
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