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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tucker Company Worldwide Earns Highest Score in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Program

Cherry Hill, N.J. (December 1, 2009) – Tucker Company Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has earned the highest score in the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Program. Tucker has pursued this score for over two years, as a way of continuing its legacy of leadership and raising the standards for all aspects of the freight transportation business, by rewarding carriers who outperform their peers.

SmartWay is an EPA initiative that represents environmentally cleaner, more fuel-efficient transportation options. SmartWay carriers have identified methods for reducing transportation-related emissions. Carriers in the SmartWay program are utilizing commercially available fuel saving strategies and are actively evaluating the latest emerging technologies.

Currently, Tucker awards more the 70% of its customer’ freight to SmarWay carriers. This and other data has earned Tucker a SmartWay score of 1.25, the highest score in the program, representing outstanding environmental performance. “At Tucker we strive to think and act responsibly, adopting new and superior standards for safety and service. SmartWay carriers seem to not only focus on the environment, but also seem to embrace and invest in solid principles related to service and highway safety, so it’s a triple-win. We believe we are making a positive impact on our industry and in our communities,” states Jeffrey Tucker, CEO of Tucker Company Worldwide, Inc.

About Tucker Company Worldwide, Inc.
Tucker Company Worldwide was established in 1961. The firm provides a complete range of logistics services for commercial shippers throughout North America, including both domestic and international freight shipments. Tucker specializes in truckload, less than truckload, expedited, air freight and ocean freight. The firm’s website is: www.tuckerco.com.