Ryder honors its top carriers

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Ryder System announced its top carrier selections for the 2007 Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation. Ryder places more than $3.0 billion of its customers’ freight on selected carriers in all modes of transportation.

“Ryder is proud to recognize its top-performing carriers of 2007 who provide outstanding service and share our commitment to helping our customers operate more efficiently,” says Todd Carter, vice president and general manager of transportation management for Miami-based Ryder.

The 2007 Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:

  • LTL Regional: PJAX Freight System
  • LTL Inter-regional: Con-way Freight
  • LTL National: Roadway
  • International Forwarder: Eagle Global Logistics
  • International Maritime Commerce: Hapag-Lloyd (America)
  • North American Forwarder: Pilot Freight Services
  • Canadian LTL: TST Overland Express
  • Canadian Truckload: Bison Transport
  • Canadian Courier: DHL Express (Canada)
  • Truckload Dry Van National: Celadon Trucking Services
  • Truckload Dry Van Regional: A.N. Webber
  • Truckload Specialized: Mercer Transportation
  • Intermodal: Wheels-Clipper Group
  • “The above providers achieved top scores in Ryder Transportation Management’s 200 point carrier quality process for their respective mode for 2007, and we are once again honored to bestow the Ryder Carrier of the Year Award to these deserved quality service providers,” says Tim Podvin, Ryder’s general manager for global transportation procurement.