This River runs deep. PartsRiver Inc., which provides data quality and analytics services to the transportation equipment industry, has been awarded the Springboard: Silicon Valley 2004 Technology Award. The Springboard forum, which was held at Stanford University, featured the next generation of emerging growth businesses. It showcased the 23 most talented women-led organizations in the nation, including PartsRiver, which was recognized for its deployment of leading-edge data synchronization and data management services for the industrial parts equipment supply chain.
Carry on. Wal-Mart has recognized Yellow Transportation with its Carrier of the Year and Innovator of the Year awards. Wal-Mart says that Yellow, a subsidiary of Yellow Roadway Corp., has demonstrated a continued commitment to quality and customer service. The awards were presented during this year's Wal- Mart Core Carrier Conference, which honors carriers for their service to the retail giant.
'Atta Way. Two companies of Con-Way Transportation Services have received awards. Con-Way Central Express was honored with the 2003 Ryder Carrier Quality Award from Ryder System. The award is presented to carriers that excel in customer service, on-time performance, claims handling, economic value and innovation.
Meanwhile, Con-Way Western Express was named Carrier of the Year by Joséens, the class ring and yearbook provider. Con-Way handles Joséens' nationwide shipments and was lauded for its on-time performance and customer service.
First class. Priscilla Miller, the controller for Landstar Logistics, has received the annual outstanding achievement award from The First Coast Roundtable of the Council of Logistics Management. The First Coast Roundtable hosts informational meetings and tours for logistics professionals, students and educators in the North Florida area. Miller has served as the Roundtable's treasurer in the past and is currently a director-atlarge on the organization's board of directors.