Kool-Pak LLC


Reducing our environmental impact

KOOL PAK°®'s commitment to sustainability encompasses reducing our impact on the environment throughout our business operations as well as improving the environment for our employees.

Among our sustainability initiatives to lower transportation expenses and increase operational efficiency, we've invested in programs that include:

  • Reducing the amount of fuel consumed in our vehicles, by incorporating high efficiency equipment such as APUs, trailer wings, eco-flaps and Fuel Flex tires
  • Decreasing driver fuel consumption with our Driver MPG Incentive Plan
  • Reducing paper waste with paperless billing and electronic recordkeeping
  • Installing high energy efficiency lighting in all of our facilities; in Oregon alone we offset 38 tons of carbon dioxide
  • Installing new refrigeration equipment that's more energy efficient at our largest facilities in Oregon and British Columbia
  • Serving on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Advisory Committee-Truck Efficiency/Reduced Idling Study, helping lead our industry toward a cleaner, more profitable future

California CARB Compliant

All of KOOL PAK°'s California equipment is CARB Compliant.

SmartWay Certified Partner

KOOL PAK° aligns with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the SmartWay™ Transport Partnership, a partnership in which freight carriers and shippers commit to benchmark operations, track fuel consumption and improve performance annually. Through this partnership, we're working toward cleaner and more efficient freight transport operations, improving air quality and reducing reliance on foreign oil.

SmartWay Transport Partnership unifies government, transportation providers and businesses to reduce fuel consumption and improve air quality, moving more goods, more miles with lower emissions and less energy. Since 2004, SmartWay program helped businesses achieve fuel savings of USD 8.1 billion, saving 65 million barrels of oil, reducing 28 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, 478,000 tons of nitrogen oxide and 22,000 tons of particulates in the air.

"All of us at US Cold Storage appreciate working with Kool Pak. We find them to be very flexible, reliable, dependable and always professional. They have a very good on time record for delivery appointments. And, we enjoy our working relationship."
—US Cold Storage