Daily Archives: April 17, 2017

Averitt honored as BASF Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer, recently honored Averitt Express as a Transportation Carrier of the Year for Innovation.

Averitt was recognized with the award as a result of its ability to provide customized full truckload solutions for BASF’s Huntsville, Ala., facility that helped BASF better serve its local customers.

Read more at averittexpress.com

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Ambitious Joules Chooses SEKO Logistics to Drive Global Multichannel Expansion

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Joules, the UK-based premium lifestyle brand, has signed a three-year contract with SEKO Logistics to support its global expansion, deliver total visibility of its supply chain, and generate cost benefits through improved business performance.

Under the terms of the agreement, SEKO will manage Joules’ global supply chain from all of their sourcing locations in Asia and the Indian Sub-continent into their distribution centre in Corby in the UK and into the United States, including all customs and compliance requirements. SEKO is also responsible for managing the global supply of products to Joules’ other wholesale markets through its Bonded Logistics Park (BLP) in Shanghai. At its BLP in China, SEKO will receive deliveries from Joules’ suppliers and pick and pack orders directly for Joules’ customers outside of the UK and U.S markets.

Read more at sekologistics.com

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Holland Named Echo Global Logistics 2016 LTL Carriers’ Platinum Award Winner

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Leader in Central and Southeastern Next-Day Delivery recognized with Platinum Award for second consecutive year

HOLLAND, Mich., April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Holland, the leader in Central and Southeastern next-day delivery, has been named 2016 LTL Carriers’ Platinum Award winner by Echo Global Logistics (Echo), a leading transportation management provider. This prestigious award recognizes companies for outstanding less-than-truckload (LTL) services. Holland has earned honors from Echo seven times in the last eight years, including its second consecutive year winning the Platinum Award.

“I want to thank Echo Global Logistics for extending this honor to Holland and for our long-standing partnership,” said Holland President Scott Ware. “Customer satisfaction is only possible when each member of our team comes together to get the job done. The many hardworking men and women of Team Holland take great pride in delivering the utmost in service and quality. We are incredibly pleased to receive such generous recognition for those efforts.”

Read more at www.hollandregional.com

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Reddaway Presented with Echo Global Logistics 2016 Regional LTL Carriers’ Platinum Award

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TUALATIN, Ore., April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reddaway, a premier less-than-truckload (LTL) service provider in the western United States and western Canada, has been honored with a 2016 Regional LTL Carriers’ Platinum Award by Echo Global Logistics (Echo), a leading transportation management provider. This is the fifth consecutive year that Echo has recognized Reddaway as a Platinum Award winner or Regional Carrier of the Year.

“We are extremely honored to have received the Platinum award from Echo,” said Reddaway President T.J. O’Connor. “I am proud of the work each Reddaway employee performs to earn this recognition. I value the outstanding relationship Reddaway has developed over the years with Echo and look forward to continuing our tradition of customer satisfaction excellence.”

“This award–given to only a few carriers annually–is recognition of strategic regional LTL carriers with outstanding service, commitment and performance for Echo’s customers and employees,” said Mark Redini, Vice President of Pricing, Echo Global Logistics.

Read more at reddawayregional.com

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PITT OHIO Recognized by Echo Global Logistics for 2016

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Pittsburgh, PA (April 17, 2017) – PITT OHIO has been named one of Echo Global Logistics’ LTL Carrier Platinum Award winners for 2016. The award, given annually, recognizes strategic regional LTL carriers for “outstanding service, commitment and performance to Echo clients and employees.”

This is the third time in four years PITT OHIO has received this award, which is determined by Echo using qualitative service metrics such as communication, invoice accuracy, claims and client satisfaction.

“PITT OHIO exemplifies the reliability and responsiveness we look for in an outstanding carrier partnership,” said Mark Redini, Vice President of Sourcing at Echo. “Their extensive next-day coverage and consistent service allows Echo to suggest PITT OHIO to our clients with confidence. We’re pleased to recognize them with this service award.”

Read more at pittohio.com

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