Modern Transportation wins SmartWay Excellence Award again!

Pittsburgh-based carrier wins third consecutive award for environmental commitment

SEWICKLEY, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2016

Modern Transportation, an industry leader in dry and liquid bulk material logistics transportation has
been awarded their 3rd consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award for outstanding environmental
performance and leadership!

“We wish to thank the team at SmartWay for again recognizing our commitment to environmental
sustainability”, states Modern’s President, Patrick Cozzens. “We feel this prestigious award speaks to
our continuing commitment to being as efficient as possible and good stewards to both the
environment and our customers.”

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Modern Transportation Appoints Wilt as Director of National Accounts

Accomplished 30 year transportation veteran to lead growth in Fortune 1000 arena

SEWICKLEY, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2016
Modern Transportation, an industry leader in dry and liquid bulk material logistics transportation has appointed Brian Wilt as Director of National Accounts.

An accomplished sales executive with over 30 years in transportation, Mr. Wilt provides Modern with instant additional access to nationwide shippers to further accelerate their continued growth in the specialty chemical and petro chemical sector. “We’re delighted Brian has joined the Modern team”, shares Patrick Cozzens, President of Modern. “He’s not only the consummate marketer in chemical transportation, but also brings years of successful experience in bulk, intermodal, truckload, LTL, and logistics management.” Mr. Wilt also enjoys a consistent record of effective team building, sales execution, customer service, and strategic business initiatives that provide safe solutions to customer needs.

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Modern Transportation Opens in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Rising Bulk Carrier Strategically Positioned For Continued Growth

Modern Transportation Services, one of the nation’s premier bulk transportation companies, announces the opening of their 22nd terminal in “The Heart of Dixie”. Strategically positioned in Tuscaloosa, Modern is now poised to enhance their participation in this prominent oil, gas, and chemical market.

“This is the logical next step in our overall plan to grow this critical component of our business”, stated Patrick Cozzens, President of Modern. “Not only is Tuscaloosa a significant city for chemical business, but it’s also synonymous with hard work and a winning tradition. We think it’s a great fit for Modern!”

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Modern Transportation Approved as Kosher Certified Carrier by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregation of America (OU)

With a history stretching back to the 1950s, Modern Transportation has earned its reputation as a carrier of choice and transporting kosher certified liquids is just an extension of that service.

Sewickley, PA (PRWEB) February 17

Just on the heels of being accepted into the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care Partnership, Modern Transportation has also been certified by the OU as a kosher approved carrier.

“We have successfully collaborated with the OU to spec designated trailers and procedures for this exciting new opportunity”, stated Randy Sheeler, VP Sales at Modern Transportation.  “We’re excited to partner with manufacturers of USP grade glycols and glycerins that fall within the kosher parameters.”

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CCJ®, Commercial Carrier Journal, highlights Modern Transportation for its January 2016 “CCJ INNOVATORS” feature.

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 ›

Modern Transportation Earns Great West Casualty Company’s Platinum Award

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 expands 3PL Role, tags Perry to Lead

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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Modern Transportation Earns Second Consecutive US EPA SmartWay® Excellence Award

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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Modern Transportation Appoints Sheeler as Vice President of Sales

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 ›

Modern Transportation Engaging with American Chemistry Council (ACC) on Responsible Care® Program Initiative

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 ›