Venerable Industry-leading Fleet Management Publication Focuses on Modern’s Innovative and Comprehensive Use of Data for Decision-making in Matters from Alternative Fuels to Equipment Features and Functional Management
In April 2013, Modern Transportation was among the first fleets to adopt the Cummins Westport 12-liter natural gas engine – straight from the assembly line. At the time, diesel prices were about $4.
The fleet’s experiment with liquefied and compressed natural gas-powered trucks has proven a success, both financially and environmentally. The results for emissions reductions earned Modern the SmartWay Excellence Award in both 2014 and 2015 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. About 40 of the 3,000 truck carriers that participate in the SmartWay program receive this distinction each year. Read more ›
The Great West Platinum Award is awarded to less than 1% of their clients, placing Modern in a very elite class of safe organizations.
MODERN TRANSPORTATION SERVICES LLC was presented a Platinum Award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2014 National Safety Awards Program. This makes the 9th consecutive year in which this Pittsburgh-based liquid and dry bulk carrier has been recognized with the Platinum Award for excellence in workplace safety.
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Modern Transportation, an industry leader in liquid and dry bulk material logistics transportation, has begun to execute their plan to significantly expand their participation in the 3PL market.
Having been in the 3PL sector for over 10 years, Modern has recently devised plans to greatly increase their number of partnerships with Fortune 1000 manufacturers, to compliment the scores of companies for whom Modern currently arranges 3PL moves.
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Veteran Bulk Carrier Receives 2015 Award as a Top Environmental Performer and Leader for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
Release date: 10/26/2015
Contact Information: Rich Kushner; National Accounts & Marketing / 412-489-4778
Sewickley, PA – Modern Transportation Services, LLC was honored with its second consecutive SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, reflecting the bulk carrier’s status as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. Modern continued to shrink their company’s carbon footprint by reducing CO2 emissions by an average of 33 grams per mile, or an additional 2% year over year reduction. They have also reduced their dependence on fossil fuels by increasing the size of their natural gas trucks throughout their nationwide fleet.
“We are genuinely honored that the U.S. Environment Protection Agency has recognized our focus upon, and successful implementation of, strategic initiatives to ensure that our logistics services are delivered in the most sustainable and efficient manner possible,” said Patrick Cozzens, President, Modern Transportation. “For us, effective service delivery requires that we not only meet and exceed our customer’s expectations, but also that we do so in a manner that minimizes our environmental impact. We know that we live in the same world where we work.”
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SEWICKLEY, PA (PRWEB) AUGUST 20, 2015
Modern Transportation, an industry leader in dry and liquid bulk material logistics transportation, has appointed Randy Sheeler as Vice President of Sales.
“Randy brings a wealth of knowledge in both sales and operations over his 25 year career in the bulk chemical transportation industry having worked for some of the nation’s largest bulk carriers and we are excited to have him lead our sales initiative as Modern positions itself towards continued growth in the specialty chemical and petro chemical sector,” according to Patrick Cozzens, President of Modern Transportation. Read more ›
Bulk products carrier is pursuing Responsible Care’s Partnership Program for chemical supply chain participants
Sewickley, PA – Modern Transportation Services LCC, an industry leader in the transportation and handling of both dry and chemical bulk materials, recently met with representatives of the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® team and is aggressively pursuing partnership in the ACC’s Responsible Care Partners program. Read more ›
Pennsylvania-based Modern Transportation reports the deployment on April 18 of the first production trucks to be powered by the new 11.9-liter, dedicated-natural gas, spark-ignition ISX12 G engine by Cummins Westport. The new Freightliner Cascadia day cab vehicles will supply an Owens Corning roofing plant in Savannah with materials from Sanford, N.C. READ MORE
Modern Transportation Launches the Era of 12-liter, Natural Gas Powered Trucking: Converts Fleet to Serve Mission Critical Owens Corning Route
Alternative fuels-based service for Owens Corning in Savannah, GA is Industry’s first-ever to employ 12-Liter LNG tractors. Transportation milestone made possible through partnership including Cummins Westport, Freightliner and Clean Energy Fuels. Read more ›