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When disaster hit Texas, Fla., Caribbean, Mexico, Delta people rushed to help

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Sep. 27, 2017 – Delta proudly supports the communities where the company’s 80,000 employees live, work and serve. That commitment grows even stronger when those communities are thrown into crisis.

Such has been the case with three massive hurricanes devastating Houston and the Gulf coast; much of Florida; and islands across the Caribbean; and multiple earthquakes smashing Mexican homes and cities.

In response, Delta Air Lines, its Cargo division, the Delta Foundation and the company’s employees have mobilized like never before: partnering with the American Red Cross and other experienced non-profits, contributing $3.75 million, operating relief flights filled with thousands of pounds of water, generators, baby food and other supplies; and adding dozens of flights to evacuate tens of thousands of people to safety.

Read more at news.delta.com

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AAA Cooper Transportation® Awarded the GlobalTranz 2016 Carrier of the Year

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AAA Cooper Transportation® was recognized by GlobalTranz as the 2016 Carrier of the Year. This was the first time we’ve received this honor. The relationships AAA Cooper has with the GlobalTranz corporate team and agents both within our Service Centers and General Office were the driving force behind such an honor. The honors were presented at their annual convention held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Michelle Combs and Greg Lyskoski accepted the award on behalf of AAA Cooper Transportation®.

Read more at www.aaacooper.com

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DB Schenker and the International Paralympic Committee extend partnership through to 2020

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The long-standing partners have been working together since the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games

DB Schenker has extended its agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to provide logistics, courier services, freight forwarding and customs clearance services for a number of IPC events, including upcoming Paralympic Games, until the end of 2020.

Under the terms of the new agreement DB Schenker will support the IPC for the Pyeong Chang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and other events, while the IPC will look to offer DB Schenker’s services to a number of Local Organising Committees, broadcasters and IPC members.

Read more at dbschenker.com

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AAA Cooper Transportation® Awarded the GlobalTranz 2016 Carrier of the Year for the Southeast Region

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AAA Cooper Transportation® was once again recognized by GlobalTranz, a leading transportation management company, as their 2016 Carrier of the Year for the Southeast Region. The honors were presented at their annual convention held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. AAA Cooper was selected based on scoring done by GlobalTranz’s network of agents measuring their carrier base on areas such as on-time service, driver courtesy, billing accuracy, claims resolution and customer service. Michelle Combs and Greg Lyskoski accepted the award on behalf of AAA Cooper Transportation®.

Read more at www.aaacooper.com

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Holland Named 2016 Midwest Regional Carrier of the Year by Worldwide Express

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Holland was chosen by Worldwide Express as its 2016 Regional Carrier of the Year in the Midwest. The selection was made based on a survey of Worldwide Express sales and operations professionals who evaluated carriers and identified the top performers based on exceptional customer service.

“We are grateful to Worldwide Express for naming Holland as their top carrier in the Midwest,” said Scott Ware, president of Holland. “Everyone at Holland strives to deliver exceptional customer service as a part of creating the Holland Difference for our customers. It’s an honor to have the efforts of Team Holland recognized with this award. Thanks to everyone on Team Holland who played a part in earning this award.”

Worldwide Express presented the award to Holland at its 20th Annual Sales Conference and Convention in San Diego, California. Holland President Scott Ware and Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing Jim Ferguson were present at the event to receive the award.

This is the second consecutive year for Holland to be honored with this award.

Read more at www.hollandregional.com

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Holland Named 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Transplace

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HOLLAND, Mich., Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Holland has been selected by Transplace as its 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. The award identifies top carriers in categories, based on over 20 million annual shipments across more than 300 customers. Transplace selected award winners based on consistently high performance in shipment execution in areas such as tender acceptance, on-time service, customer service, claims and other critical key performance indicators.

“Transplace managed over 20 million shipments last year. They have the experience to recognize true standouts among their transportation providers,” said Scott Ware, president of Holland. “This makes it especially rewarding to earn their Carrier of the Year award in the regional carrier category. I am pleased to know our team consistently provides a great job making the Holland Difference.”

An award of this caliber recognizes carriers representing just the top one percent of the providers Transplace relies on across all the lines of their business. Beyond the important service metrics considered in selecting its winners, Transplace also values the strong, collaborative relationship demonstrated by Holland.

Read more at www.hollandregional.com

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Nippon Express (China) concludes memorandum with Kazakhstan Railways on rail transport collaboration

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September 20, 2017 – Nippon Express (China) Co., Ltd. (Tatsuo Sugiyama, President), a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (Mitsuru Saito, President), on Tuesday, August 15 concluded a memorandum of understanding in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana with Kazakhstan Railways National Company (hereinafter, “KTZ”), Kazakhstan’s national railway company, and with KTZ Express, a KTZ subsidiary engaged in logistics operations.

Kazakhstan is a key junction for railway transport linking East Asia and Europe. In response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Nippon Express (China) in November 2015 began developing cross-border rail transport services spanning the Eurasian continent between China and Europe, and it has since enhanced these services and increased the number of cities served.

Read more at www.nipponexpress.com

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Holland has been named a Top 100 Trucker for 2017 by Inbound Logistics magazine

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Each year, Inbound Logistics selects the leading transportation providers that “best meet and surpass readers’ evolving transportation needs” after evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research.

Editors selected this year’s class of Top 100 from a pool of more than 300 organizations. The Top 100 list appears in the September 2017 print and online edition of Inbound Logistics.

Compiled by Inbound Logistics editors, the directory is a qualitative assessment of service providers offering the operational capabilities and experience to meet the transportation, supply chain, and logistics needs of the magazine’s readers.

“Recognition as a Top 100 Trucker reflects the commitment of every Holland employee to make every shipment a priority. Holland employees work hard to provide the best regional services available to our customers relying on us for extensive next-day coverage and timely, damage-free deliveries. Congratulations to the entire Holland team,” said Scott Ware, Holland president.

Read more at www.hollandregional.com

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US Southeast shippers grapple with post-Irma rail delays

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14 SEP 2017 – Hurricane Irma has passed and intermodal rail service to areas north of Central Florida has largely been restored, but intermodal shippers can still expect delays of up to three days for railed cargo moving through the Southeast.

Not only are some routes into Central and South Florida still not online, but primary rail providers have said they are metering cargo even for routes that are operating normally as they work through cargo backlogs that started to mount before the storm.

Class I rail carriers CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway, as well as Class II regional railroad Florida East Coast Railway (FECR), reported Wednesday that service is coming back online in the Southeast areas that took the brunt of Hurricane Irma’s impact.

Read more at gateway-group.com

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