U.S. Xpress Wins 2011 Ryder Carrier Quality Award
Award recognizes carrier excellence across wide range of performance metrics
CHATTANOOGA, TN. – August 23, 2012-- U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, has been honored with a Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award - given annually by supply chain management solutions provider, Ryder System, Inc. - recognizes excellence in on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation.
U.S. Xpress provides national truckload and other services to Ryder’s network of shipping customers. Ryder and U.S. Xpress believe that the key to their joint success in serving customers is creating a true tri-party relationship, whereby U.S Xpress (the carrier) is deeply engaged in the relationship not only with Ryder but the ultimate shipper and their respective customers.
“These carriers have demonstrated a consistent ability to meet the demanding requirements of our customers and share our commitment to deliver operational excellence and reliable service,” said Dave Belter, vice president and general manager of transportation management for Ryder. “We are pleased to recognize and honor them for their top performance in 2011.”
“U.S. Xpress is privileged to work with some of the best and most business-savvy shippers in North America, and we work hard to earn their trust and their business through the way we serve them every day,” said John White, executive vice president of sales and marketing, U.S. Xpress. “We are so proud to receive this award, which recognizes our unwavering commitment to providing superior service to top companies like Ryder.”
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
About U.S. Xpress Enterprises:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress Enterprises is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America. We are committed to being at the forefront of safety compliance, using comprehensive training for our staff and drivers and ensuring our trucks feature the latest safety innovations. With a dedication to minimizing our impact on the environment, U.S. Xpress is a SmartWay Transport Partner and was honored with a 2009 SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award. U.S. Xpress Enterprises affiliates include Arnold Transportation Services, Smith Transport, Total Transportation of Mississippi, Xpress Global Systems and Xpress Internacional. For more information, please visit www.usxpress.com.