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PITT OHIO Receives Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Level Gold Encouraging Environmental Excellence Stewardship Award

Pittsburgh, PA (December 9, 2022) - PITT OHIO, a leader in transportation, warehouse and logistics services, announced today the Company received an Ohio EPA Encouraging Environmental Excellence Award at the gold level. Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence program recognizes businesses and organizations for completing environmentally beneficial activities and serves as an incentive for organizations to commit to ongoing environmental stewardship.

To earn the gold award, a business or organization must have a comprehensive environmental stewardship program, go beyond regulatory compliance requirements, and complete environmental stewardship activities that reduce waste and improve environmental performance.   

Winners are evaluated using the following environmental stewardship criteria developed by Ohio EPA:

  • Sustainable materials and purchasing
  • Pollution prevention
  • Energy efficiency
  • Recycling programs
  • Organics diversion
  • Green building
  • Renewable energy
  • Management commitment
  • Employee involvement
  • Continuous improvement
  • Innovation
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Green infrastructure and storm water best management practices
  • Economic benefits

The goal of environmental stewardship is to reduce the impact of business or organizational activities on the environment beyond measures required by any permit or rule, producing a better environment, conserving natural resources and resulting in long-term economic benefits.

PITT OHIO’s Chief Operating Officer, Jim Fields, said, “A large part of our Purpose as a premier regional Logistics and Transportation service provider is to operate our company every day as a responsible steward of our environment.   Our efforts are continuously focused on how we maximize internal and external best practices to get the best possible outcomes for the dollars we invest.”    

“We are grateful to the OHIO EPA for recognizing PITT OHIO with this stewardship award.  The criteria the EPA uses to determine these awards align with the standards PITT OHIO has always set for ourselves,” said Justine Russo, Director of Sustainability at PITT OHIO.   “Receiving an award such as this from the EPA is a testament to the innovative manner in which our entire organization approaches sustainability.” 


PITT OHIO has been providing the best value in transportation and logistics solutions to our customers for over 43 years, reaching over $900 million in revenue last year.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, PITT OHIO services the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Northeast regions.  In addition to their legacy LTL freight solution, PITT OHIO provides supply chain and logistics solutions including expedite, freeze protection, truckload, warehouse and distribution, container transloading, dedicated and more.  To make this happen, and to fulfill PITT OHIO’s Purpose, they employ over 3,200 employees who are committed to doing the right thing every day.  Explore their website to see how PITT OHIO is dedicated to the safe and sustainable motor transport of products, doing right by their employees and their customers, and making a positive impact on the environment.  To contact PITT OHIO, schedule service, or apply for employment, please visit their website at

For more information, please contact:

Candi Cybator
Director of Marketing, PITT OHIO

[email protected]
412-232-3015, ext. 6313