MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the 2012 Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation. Ryder purchases and/or executes more than $4.3 billion annually in freight moves on behalf of its customers.
The 2012 Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:
Category / Carrier
LTL National: Con-way Freight
LTL Regional: Dayton Freight Lines
LTL Regional: Holland
International Forwarder: Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
International Maritime Commerce: Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.
North American Forwarder: Pilot Freight Services
Canadian LTL: Kingsway Transport
Canadian Truckload: Bison Transport
Truckload- Dry Van National: U.S. Xpress, Inc.
Truckload- Dry Van Regional: RBX Transportation
Truckload- Refrigerated: Earl L. Henderson Trucking
Truckload- Flatbed: Bennett Motor Express
Intermodal: J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Broker: Coyote Logistics
Commitment to Ryder Standards – Invoicing: AAA Cooper Transportation
Commitment to Ryder Standards – Update Compliance: Ozark Motor Lines
Automotive Truckload Dry Van National: Martin Transportation
Automotive Truckload Dry Van Regional: Rich LogisticsAutomotive
Truckload Spot Buy: SMF, Inc.
“We are pleased to honor and recognize the 2012 Top-Carriers who have exceeded performance expectations by delivering outstanding operational excellence,” said Dave Betler, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “These carriers have demonstrated a consistent ability to meet the demanding requirements of our customers and share our commitment to deliver reliable service.”
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