Monthly Archives: February 2017

NEMF Welcomes Elizabeth Account Executive John Filagrossi

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New England Motor Freight (NEMF) is pleased to announce that John Filagrossi has joined NEMF as Account Executive at the Elizabeth, NJ Terminal at 1-71 North avenue East in Elizabeth, NJ.

John most recently worked for Northern Trucking and Logistics and has over 26 years in the industry as an Account Executive working at New Century Transportation for 12 years prior to Northern Trucking.

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NEMF Welcomes Cincinnati Account Executive Dominick Colangelo

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New England Motor Freight (NEMF) is pleased to announce that Dominick Colangelo has joined NEMF as Account Executive at the Cincinnati, OH Terminal at 2500 Commerce Blvd. in Cincinnati, OH.

Nick was most recently Operations Supervisor at the Cincinnati terminal and prior to that he was City Dispatcher. He has over 10 years in the transportation industry. Before coming to NEMF, Nick worked at Saia for 5 years.

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NEMF Welcomes Elkton Account Executive Liviu Grosuleac

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New England Motor Freight (NEMF) is pleased to announce that Liviu Grosuleac has joined NEMF as Account Executive at the Elkton, MD Terminal at 3 Center Drive in Northeast, MD.

Liviu most recently worked for New Penn and has over 15 years in the industry as a National Account Executive working at Vitran Express in Canada for 10 years, Vitran Express in the US for 2 years and Central Transport for 2 years.

Liviu received a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering.

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The Shevell Group, NEMF and Eastern Freightways Honors 2016 Award Recipients

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The company is proud to announce its Annual Award winners. Each and every day we have thousands of great people who work to insure our success and each year we take the time to recognize a few individuals who went above and beyond in performing their duties.

The following is the list of outstanding workers who were recognized from the Shevell Group of Companies.

Ronald Sedlak in our cargo claims department has been honored as the 2016 winner of the Arlene Shevell Award. This award is given annually to the worker who exemplifies the highest level of dedication and contribution within the Shevell Group. Ron has been a loyal member of the team since December of 2000.

The 2016 winner of the Mark Jensen Award is Frank Sessa from our Information Technology team. This award is presented annually to the worker who demonstrates administrative and management excellence. Frank will celebrate 17 years with the company this month.

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Dicom earns highest recognition for the 2nd year as a John Deere “Partner-Level Supplier”

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February-28-17, Dicom earns highest recognition for the 2nd year as a John Deere “Partner-Level Supplier” This program recognizes dedication, quality, and continuous improvement.

Dorval, February 28th, 2017 – Dicom Transportation Group has earned recognition for the second year in a row as a Partner-Level Supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-Level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Montreal based company was selected for the honor again in recognition of its dedication to providing transportation and logistics service of outstanding quality, as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.

Dicom is a supplier of transportation and logistics to John Deere’s operation across Canada, supporting all Canadian dealerships.

Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence Program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.

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ABF Freight Training Program Recognized by Training Top 125 in 2016

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FORT SMITH, Arkansas, February 27, 2017 — ArcBestSM [Nasdaq: ARCB] is pleased to announce the employee training program operated by less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® placed 13th among Training magazine’s Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

The training program appears on the list for the eighth consecutive year; it ranked 23rd in 2016.

“At ArcBest, we want to ensure our employees have the tools they need to grow in their careers,” said Erin K. Gattis, chief human resources officer for ArcBest. “We are pleased the program at ABF Freight was once again recognized for the importance our organization places on training and employee development.”

Now in its 16th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs. The ranking is determined by assessing qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

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NSD Named Home Depot Home Delivery Partner of the Year

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CHANTILLY, VA – NonstopDelivery, Inc. (“NSD”) was awarded The Home Depot 2016 Home Delivery Partner of the Year on February 8-9, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. The Home Depot recognized NSD for their commitment to operational excellence, strategic partnership, responsiveness and flexibility. The award was accepted by Steve Senkus, Founder and CEO of NSD.

Read more at www.nonstopdelivery.com

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GLS Group raises ISO certificates to 2015 standards

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The GLS Group was one of the first European parcel companies to have its quality and environmental management system audited in line with the new ISO standards, which were revised in autumn 2015.

As part of the external audits, GLS adapted the quality and environmental management systems of operating companies in 18 countries to meet the standards ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

Quality assurance and sustainable operations are key factors in the service GLS offers. The responsible employees therefore used the update to drive forward the continuous development of our existing systems

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Averitt Express employees donate $500,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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COOKEVILLE, February 22, 2017 – Matching their largest-ever donation for the second-consecutive year, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2016 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The donation was made possible by weekly contributions from Averitt employees as part of its charitable employee-giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of Averitt employees are members of the program, giving $1 per week to help St. Jude and other charitable causes.
Averitt Cares for Kids has been in existence for more than 30 years, contributing close to $8.5 million to various charities, including nearly $6 million to St. Jude.

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XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

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GREENWICH, Conn. – February 21, 2017 – XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2016. For the fourth quarter of 2016, revenue increased 10.0% year-over-year to $3.68 billion. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $27.3 million for the quarter, or earnings of $0.22 per diluted share, compared with a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $62.8 million, or a loss of $0.58 per diluted share, for the same period in 2015.

Adjusted net income attributable to common shareholders, a non-GAAP financial measure, was $29.8 million, or adjusted earnings of $0.24 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2016, excluding the items detailed below. This compares with an adjusted net loss attributable to common shareholders of $23.1 million, or an adjusted loss of $0.21 per diluted share, for the same period in 2015. Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures used in this release are provided in the attached financial tables.

The adjusted net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter excludes: $34.9 million, or $21.8 million after-tax, of integration and rebranding costs; $16.5 million, or $10.1 million after-tax, of non-cash debt extinguishment costs related to the sale of the truckload unit; a benefit of $33.0 million, or $20.0 million after-tax, from unrealized gains on foreign exchange; and a $9.6 million benefit to our tax liability due to lower tax rates enacted in France.

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