Danbury, Conn. (June 18, 2019) — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (“Odyssey”) to the Top Green Providers list for 2019. The annual list recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
“Our Top Green Providers demonstrate leadership in sustainability throughout the global food supply chain, from better management of natural resources to technology applications and operational improvements that reduce food waste from the farm to the retailer to the end consumer,” notes Lara. L. Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics. “Environmental stewardship is a defining feature for these companies, as is their determination to continually raise the sustainability bar year after year.”
Odyssey offers a range of food transportation services for the food industry, including reefer vans, refrigerated ISO tanks for temperature sensitive products, over-the-road and intermodal transport of product packaging materials, and flexitank services. Additionally, Odyssey is a member of SmartWay, an EPA program that helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency.
“Being recognized by Food Logistics as a Top Green Provider is verification of Odyssey’s commitment to providing the highest standards of quality, product and environmental safety to the food industry,” said Annick Casier, president, Odyssey FoodTrans, LLC., a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology. “We are dedicated to providing and helping our clients achieve eco-friendly and sustainable supply chains for food transportation.”
Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. Each year, the criteria for earning a spot on the list become more stringent for applicants. For example, the editorial staff evaluates a company’s participation in such programs as the EPA’s Smartway and other recognized sustainability programs; facilities that are LEED-certified, and/or feature solar panels, LED lighting and other energy saving installations and retrofits that produce measurable reductions in the GHG emissions, to name a few.
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global logistics solutions provider with a freight network exceeding $3B globally. Odyssey’s services include international transportation management, intermodal services, trucking services, and managed services and consulting. With operations in North America, Europe and Asia, Odyssey operates across all modes of transport with TL/LTL trucking, containership, rail, air, and bulk transport including bulk truck, ISO Tank, railcar and tanker, as well as food-grade product lines.
The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM features transportation management systems that supports the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of client products throughout the world. WINTM (Web Integrated Network) offers a scalable technology solution with an accelerated deployment and faster time to value.