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Jul 09, 2020

Pilot Freight Services Ranked Among Top 75 Green Supply Chain Partners

GLEN MILLS, PA – July 9, 2020 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services backed by ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), was recently ranked among the Top 75 Green Supply Chain Partners by Inbound Logistics. The ranks were compiled by Inbound Logistics editors who select the top 75 supply chain partners leading the way in green logistic initiatives and sustainability.

Inbound Logistics’ G75 annual listing features providers who excel at ensuring their global supply chains are socially and environmentally friendly. As part of its ESG policy, Pilot continually works to develop and implement best practices to reduce the environmental footprint of its supply chain while providing essential logistics services. Pilot is SmartWay certified and also committed to increase the amount of freight shipped via the program's carriers every year. Pilot has replaced the majority of fossil fuel-run warehouse equipment for electric equipment and uses COMPASS Dispatcher to create time and fuel-efficient routes. These initiatives reduce fuel waste and increase delivery efficiency.

In 2019, Pilot moved to a new corporate headquarters featuring several green initiatives. With nearly 100 locations throughout North America, many Pilot stations use occupancy and LED lighting, computer-controlled HVAC along with water supply refill stations, that have reduced the use of plastic bottles by 10,000 annually. Standard recycling protocols including cardboard balers have been integrated into daily operations. Pilot is committed to operating a paperless office that uses e-invoicing, P-Card, EDI and API for secure data transfer.

“As a global supply industry leader, it is important that we do our part to reduce waste and our carbon footprint while providing exceptional transportation services,” says Lisa Coyle, chief administrative officer. “Being named to the G75 list for the first time is truly an honor and something that should make our entire Pilot team very proud.”