ELIZABETH, NJ – November 9, 2015 – East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, a leading temperature-controlled logistics provider located on the Port of New York/New Jersey, today announced it is a recipient of the 2015 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.
East Coast Warehouse was awarded this honor for its robust 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.
“Sustainability is something we take very seriously at East Coast Warehouse, and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts,” said Jamie Overley, CEO of East Coast Warehouse. “We are proud to call home the largest solar powered warehouse in the Northeast, and our efforts don’t stop there. Our sustainability program is continually evolving to ensure we are always working to reduce our environmental footprint.”
The 2015 Green Supply Chain Awards recognize companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of Sourcing/Procurement, Fulfillment/Logistics, Operations, Product Lifecycle Management, and other areas of the supply chain. More than 100 entries were submitted as part of the 2015 awards program.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine will feature East Coast Warehouse and other 2015 Green Supply Chain Award winners in its December 2015 issue. For more information, please visit www.SDCExec.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.
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