Daily Archives: September 27, 2017

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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Customers Choose Averitt As Top Carrier In National Customer Satisfaction Poll

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has been recognized by the readers of Logistics Management magazine as a top transportation provider in the publication’s Quest for Quality Awards.

In a poll of close to 5,500 shippers, Averitt was honored in two categories – South/South Central Regional LTL and Truckload Dry Freight. This marks the 19th consecutive year that Averitt has been recognized with at least one Quest for Quality Award. Since the program began in 1984, no other carrier in the South has earned more Quest for Quality awards than Averitt.

Read more at averittexpress.com

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