Lowe’s names Swift its 2005 Outstanding Van Carrier

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Swift Transportation has been named 2005 Outstanding Van Carrier of the Year by Lowe’s Companies. Criteria included reliable service, available capacity, scope of participation in Lowe’s overall business, use of technology, competitive pricing and attention to details.

“Lowe’s is pleased to recognize Swift Transportation as our 2005 Truckload Van Carrier of the Year,” says Kevin Perry, director of truckload, rail and intermodal transportation for Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s. “Swift Transportation has consistently met our performance expectations, and their commitment to supporting Lowe’s has allowed us to better serve our customers with in-stock merchandise.”

“Lowe’s is a great business partner, and we are honored to receive this award,” says Robert W. Cunningham, president and chief executive officer of Phoenix-based Swift Transportation. “Thanks to our safe, on-time and dedicated drivers, we were able to earn the coveted Lowe’s Carrier of the Year award.”