Con-way Freight Receives SmartWay Transport Partner Verification

Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:03am EDT

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ANN ARBOR, Mich.,  April 10, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a
less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW),
today announced that it has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's
(EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership verification for the seventh consecutive

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"I commend Con-way Freight for their longstanding leadership in promoting
sustainable transportation practices through the SmartWay Transport
Partnership," said  Karl Simon, Director of the Transportation & Climate
Division, EPA. "They're leading the way in protecting our health and
environment, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions."

The SmartWay Transport Partnership is a voluntary program that uses strong
market-based incentives to challenge companies to improve the environmental
performance of their freight operations. Through their collaboration with the
EPA, partners improve their energy efficiency, save money, reduce greenhouse gas
emissions and improve air quality.

"Participating in the SmartWay program provides clear value in that it
encourages measurable, data-driven practices to improve environmental
performance," said  Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight. "It is
recognized by our customers as a benchmark, and it's consistent with our efforts
through Lean to continuously improve fuel economy and reduce our carbon
footprint. SmartWay provides a proven, industry-wide process for measuring our
efforts and showcasing our success."  

Con-way Freight has been a SmartWay Transport Partner since 2005 and is also a
recipient of a SmartWay Excellence Award. To learn more about the company's
energy conservation, waste reduction and other environmental stewardship
efforts, visit its  sustainability programs page.

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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry's leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight
transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and
transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service
performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of 425
operating locations in  the United States,  Canada,  Mexico  and  Puerto Rico.
Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across  North America  and
through Global LTLTM  delivery in  the United States  from around the world.
Global solutions include international less-than-container load (LCL) ocean
shipments from  Asia  through its OceanGuaranteedĀ®  service; direct service to
more than 30 Bahamian and  Caribbean  ports through TropicalDirectSM; and
domestic offshore transportation to  Alaska,  Hawaii  and  Puerto Rico. Based in
 Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is
C-TPAT/PIP-, ACE- and CSA-certified.

Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a  $5.6 billion 
diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more
information, visit

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