CFI selected as Carrier of the Year by Michaels

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Contract Freighters Inc. recently announced that it has been named Carrier of the Year by Michaels Stores, the largest arts and crafts retailer in the United States. Michaels announced the award at its 11th Annual Vendor Strategy Conference held recently in Las Colinas, Texas.

Criteria for Carrier of the Year included:

  • Maintenance of top service levels through a dramatic increase in Michaels business;
  • Highest score for on-time delivery in the dedicated and line-haul categories; and
  • 100 percent on-time delivery during a major new company initiative.
  • “Our relationship with Michaels is tremendously important to us, and it’s gratifying to see their appreciation of our commitment to them,” says Herb Schmidt, president and chief executive officer of Joplin, Mo.-based CFI, a Con-way subsidiary. “We hope to continue and expand this successful relationship for many years to come.”