Upward mobility. For the fourth consecutive year, LXE has received the Mobile Star Award from MobileVillage for the best customer service in the mobile hardware category. The Mobile Star Awards honor and promote companies, products, deployments and leaders in the use of wireless and mobile technology. Winners are chosen by readers of "Go Mobile," MobileVillage's online newsletter for technology executives, mobile users, buyers, IT managers and developers.
Two biggies. Schneider National has received recognition from two important customers. Wal-Mart has honored Schneider as its Intermodal Carrier of the Year. The award is given to carriers that provide exceptional quality, flexibility, communication and customer service. Ford Motor Co. has also given Schneider's automotive customer service team Q1 certification, Ford's highest recognition of superior supplier quality and service. Schneider has provided logistics services to Ford since 1995.
Safe and secure. The American Trucking Associations' Safety and Loss Prevention Council has named ABF Freight System as the top motor carrier in both claims/loss prevention and security. ABF is the only carrier to earn both the Excellence in Claims/Loss Prevention Award and the Excellence in Security Award in the same year.
Shining stars. Crown Lift Trucks and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America have both received MASTAR awards for their roles in supplying material handling equipment to Masco Corp., a Taylor, Mich.-based company that provides home improvement and building products. The MASTAR awards recognize suppliers for working with Masco to reduce costs and improve quality, health and safety.
Hail from the chief. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has presented its President's Trophy to A. Duie Pyle Inc. of West Chester, Pa. The President's Trophy is the highest safety award available to truckers in the United States. Awards are presented each year to logistics companies in three categories based on the number of miles driven. A. Duie Pyle, an integrated logistics service provider serving the Northeast, was honored in the 25 million to 100 million mile category.
Sun rising. Sun Microsystems has presented its Meritorious Supply Performance Award for 2005 to Kuehne + Nagel. The award recognizes the supplier for exemplary distribution support. Kuehne + Nagel fields critical calls from field engineers needing electronics and computer parts from Sun. The supplier then arranges for the parts' expedited delivery from one of 120 stocking locations.