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A Registered SmartWay Transport Partner

Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC is a registered SmartWay Transport partner. The SmartWay partnership is an innovative collaboration between the U.S. EPA and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution. Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC takes this commitment very seriously. Since 2005, Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC has saved countless gallons of fuel and reduced the company’s carbon foot print substantially.

The following are just some of the areas where Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC has taken the initiative and made substantial improvements.


Goal: Fuel Efficiency Initiatives

To reduce emissions and reduce the gallons of diesel fuel used, Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC is doing its part in controlling excessive fuel consumption or pollutants. Listed below are a few examples:

  • Average age of tractors is 2.3 years
  • Newest diesel engine technology
  • Comprehensive driver training
  • Computerized truck idling program
  • Speed management
  • Low-rolling, resistant tires
  • Soft-Tie technology
  • Minimized tractor/trailer gap
  • Driver equipment training
  • Tractor battery monitoring systems
  • Aerodynamic trucks & trailers
  • Weight reduction strategies
  • Automated tire inflation monitoring systems
  • Trailer skirts
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Trailer tracking
  • In-cab communication
  • Continual in-depth testing of the latest fuel saving technologies


Company-Wide Recycling Programs

What might appear small on the surface can actually add up to quite a savings to the environment. With over 40 trucks and around 50 employees, the little things we do each day add up to a big difference.

Tennessee Auto Carriers LLC has implemented recycling programs for the following…

  • Oil
  • Tires
  • Paper
  • Aluminum


Energy Efficient Lighting

In addition, our electrical usage for lighting is controlled by timers during off hours.



View our registration certificate. For more information about the SmartWay program, visit their site at www.epa.gov/smartway.



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