Stevens Transport named Wal-Mart’s Grocery Carrier of the Year

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Wal-Mart Stores recently recognized Stevens Transport as the recipient of the company’s annual Grocery Carrier of the Year award. Selection criteria for the award included revenue/growth, ease of doing business, communication, flexibility, customer service and follow-up/correction of errors.

“Stevens Transport provided outstanding grocery service for Wal-Mart in 2004”, says Tracy Rosser, vice president of Wal-Mart Corporate Traffic. “It is our pleasure to recognize their associates for commitment to quality and customer service. Their great support throughout 2004 has ultimately allowed us to better serve our customers.”

This year, Wal-Mart recognized 12 carriers for outstanding service in their respective categories, which included Small Package Carrier of the Year, Intermodal Carrier of the Year, Rising Star Carrier of the Year and Innovative Carrier of the Year.

“All of us at Stevens Transport are delighted at being named as Wal-Mart Stores Grocery Carrier of the Year for 2004”, says Steven L. Aaron, chairman of the board for Dallas-based Stevens Transport. “We have worked diligently at providing high-quality service to Wal-Mart across the nation, in varying modes, temperatures and commodities. We are especially proud of our support of Wal-Mart’s unprecedented civic response to hurricane disaster relief, both last year and this year.”