Menlo Worldwide Logistics Facility Earns Green Business Certification

Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm EST

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  SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LIVERMORE, CA, Jan 16
(Marketwire) -- 
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way
Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that its Livermore, Calif., facility
recently earned the Green Business Certification from the California
Green Business Program. 

    Certification requires a facility to meet program-defined performance
levels in the areas of waste reduction, energy conservation, water
conservation and pollution prevention. Operations must also be in
compliance with local and state regulations regarding air quality,
hazardous material management, clean water systems and sewer discharge.
Facilities are assessed by program auditors who complete several site
visits as well as interviews with facility management. 

    "Our program seeks to educate and assist local organizations in reducing
their carbon footprint and increasing sustainability. We work with
companies to determine best practices for decreasing environmental impact
and to adopt plans for continuous improvement," said Pamela Evans,
coordinator at the California Green Business Program. "Menlo's commitment
to sustainability is highly commendable and their Livermore facility is a
true achievement in efficiency and environmental awareness."

    Sustainability is a primary focus of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, evidenced
not only by this certification, but also by the company's carbon
management program, CarbonNet(TM). The program combines developed
software with expertise in Lean tools and continuous improvement
processes to accurately benchmark and measure the carbon footprint of its
operations and subsequently capture reduction opportunities.

    "Green business practices and Lean principles are a natural couple and
together provide the greatest efficiency results," said Robert L. Bianco
Jr., president, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. "We are proud of the Livermore
facility for taking additional steps toward sustainability and
conservation. This certification is well-deserved and we look forward to
other facilities pursuing similar achievements."

    The Livermore facility supports customer supply chain operations with a
variety of logistics services including warehousing, inventory control
and management, order picking and shipping and transportation management.
Operating under the Lean principles of continuous improvement and
reduction of waste, the facility comprises 190,000 square feet of
warehouse space and employs 150 people. 

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    About Menlo Worldwide Logistics 
 Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a
US$1.7 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management
and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including
North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Francisco-based
Menlo Worldwide Logistics' services range from dedicated contract
logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation
management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services
including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly
through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities.
With more than 17 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in
North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and
industry-leading technologies, Menlo Worldwide Logistics creates
effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution
needs of leading businesses around the world. 

    Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:
CNW), a $5.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics
company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at
www.con-way.com.

    

Contacts:
Kemp Goldberg Partners 
Amber Caron 
(207) 773-0700, ext. 235 
acaron@kempgoldberg.com 

Con-way Inc.
Gary Frantz
(650) 378-5335
frantz.gary@con-way.com 

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