“The CNG station we built at the SUPERVALU distribution center in Mechanicsville, Va., is a turnkey fueling solution that allows SUPERVALU to focus on converting its fleet while Trillium focuses on the necessary fueling infrastructure to help SUPERVALU meet its transportation goals,” said Mary Boettcher, president, Trillium CNG. “We welcome SUPERVALU as a customer and applaud its commitment to CNG vehicle fueling for its Eastern Region fleet.”In addition to serving hundreds of independently owned grocery stores, the Mechanicsville distribution center supplies SUPERVALU’s Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy banner, which operates 42 stores primarily in Virginia, as well as more than 50 Shoppers Food & Pharmacy stores in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Volvo Trucks designed the new trucks specifically to meet SUPERVALU’s grocery hauling needs, and each features the latest innovations in clean-burning compressed natural gas. The trucks were all built at Volvo’s Dublin, Va., plant, where all of the company's North American vehicles are constructed. "We're pleased to partner with SUPERVALU to deliver the latest in natural gas-powered vehicle technology," said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. "Grocery distribution provides an excellent opportunity for environmentally conscious companies like SUPERVALU to utilize the clean-burning, domestically abundant fuel." SUPERVALU operates 20 distribution centers across the United States and has slightly more than 400 trucks in its national company-owned fleet, excluding its Save-A-Lot network that operates separately. The Mechanicsville distribution center has a total of 105 tractors in its fleet, and has set a goal of converting approximately 65 percent of its total fleet to natural gas by 2015. About SUPERVALU INC. SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States with annual sales of approximately $17 billion. SUPERVALU serves customers across the United States through a network of approximately 3,420 stores composed of 1,900 independent stores serviced primarily by the company’s food distribution business, 1,334 Save-A-Lot stores, of which 957 are operated by licensee owners; and 191 traditional retail grocery stores. Headquartered in Minnesota, SUPERVALU has approximately 35,000 employees. For more information about SUPERVALU, visit www.supervalu.com.