Con-way Freight Receives LTL Carrier of the Year Award From Ryder
Supply Chain Services
Company Recognized by Account Team for Exemplary Service to a Major
ANN ARBOR, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/13 -- Con-way Freight, a
less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc.
(NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been honored with an LTL Carrier
of the Year award by the Ryder Supply Chain Services account team
supporting a major high-tech manufacturing customer. Con-way Freight
was recognized by the account team for superior service supporting
the high-tech customer's freight transportation needs.
Ryder operates a multi-carrier transportation network, which handles
thousands of shipments daily throughout North America for the
customer. Con-way Freight is one of five primary carriers engaged by
Ryder to provide LTL freight services for the manufacturer's supply
Ryder and its customer hold their core carriers to some of the most
stringent transportation quality and service performance standards in
the industry. Its annual evaluation program measures and ranks LTL
carriers across four categories: on-time performance, exception-free
handling, accurate and on-time invoicing and customer service.
Greg Stubbs, senior logistics manager for Ryder System, Inc., noted:
"We commend the Con-way Freight team for earning this distinction.
Their conduct at every corporate level displays the true spirit of
customer service, cooperation, partnership and commitment to
continuous improvement. Once again they've raised the bar for other
carriers to follow."
"Over the years we've worked hard to create a customer experience
that sets us apart from the competition," said Greg Lehmkuhl,
president, Con-way Freight. "We are honored to be recognized by Ryder
for our performance supporting this important customer, and we want
to extend our sincere appreciation to everyone who contributed to the
success of this relationship."
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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry's leading
less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing
guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with
exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster
transit times through a single, unified network of over 300 service
centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way
Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and
through Global LTL(TM) delivery in the United States from around the
world. Global solutions include international less-than-container
load (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed(R)
service; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports
through TropicalDirect(SM); and domestic offshore transportation to
Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way
Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP-, ACE-and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.3
billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services
company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/en/freight.
Ryder is a Fortune 500 company providing leading-edge
transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions
worldwide. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones
Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. For more
information about Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.
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