AAM Recognized by EPA as High Performing Shipper

Published on October 3, 2023


DETROIT, Oct. 3, 2023 - - American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), (NYSE: AXL) was recently named a 2023 SmartWay High Performer in the shipping category by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA’s SmartWay program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency.

The SmartWay High Performer Shipper award recognizes top shippers for improving the efficiency of their transportation operations, using the most environmentally efficient ranked carriers and meeting emissions criteria. Companies making the list set industry standards by including freight in their sustainability outreach, planning and progress.  

Of all SmartWay shippers, approximately five percent fulfill the EPA’s emissions and carrier selection requirements. According to the Agency, high performing SmartWay shippers earn significant environmental, energy and cost-saving benefits by improving the efficiency of their transportation and logistics operations.

The EPA is responsible for implementing environmental regulations to protect human health and the environment, and addressing issues such as air and water quality, pollution control and environmental conservation. The EPA’s SmartWay program aims to advance companies’ supply chain sustainability by improving freight transportation efficiency.

About AAM:  As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with over 80 facilities in 18 countries, AAM is Bringing the Future Faster for a safer and more sustainable tomorrow. To learn more, visit aam.com.                   



AAM Media Contacts:

Christopher M. Son                                                               Charlotte Fisher

Vice President, Marketing & Communications                     Director, Communications & Community Relations

(313) 758-4814                                                                     (313) 758-2411

chris.son@aam.com                                                             charlotte.fisher@aam.com