DHL Supply Chain, the Americas' leader in contract logistics and supply chain management, hosted its annual Transportation Solutions Carrier Summit in March to recognize select carrier customers for their superior performance in 2015. Twelve truckload, intermodal and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers were honored with the 2015 Carrier Performance Award at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida event which featured company overviews, carrier strategy alignment, process breakout sessions, and DHL customer presentations designed to further engage and collaborate among DHL Supply Chain, its carrier partners and its customers.
More than 50 North American carriers participated in the summit. Those honored with a 2015 Carrier Performance Award included:
• Tender Acceptance: NFI Industries
• On Time Pick-Up: Challenger Motor Freight
• On Time Delivery: Heartland Express, Inc.
• EDI Compliance: Arka Express Inc.
• Carrier of the Year: Knight Transportation
• Tender Acceptance: Target Transportation
• On Time Pick-Up: Mode Transportation
• On Time Delivery: Wheels Group
• EDI Compliance: J.B. Hunt
• Carrier of the Year: Mode Transportation
• On Time Pick-Up: FedEx Freight
• On Time Delivery: Old Dominion Freight Lines
• EDI Compliance: Dayton Freight
• Carrier of the Year: Old Dominion Freight Lines
"We're pleased to be able to honor our carrier customers with this Performance Award," said Dave Kiesling and Jeremy Metz of DHL Supply Chain. "Our summit provides an opportunity to show our appreciation for the hard work they do. It also creates a collaborative environment where we can engage directly with our customers to understand their challenges so that we can continue to offer best-in-class solutions."
Breakout sessions allowed attendees to talk with their peers about the growing trends in the industry and hear about DHL Supply Chain's transportation management solutions. Key discussion topics this year included sustainability, the adoption of new technology and overcoming industry challenges.
DHL Supply Chain is a part of the supply chain division of Deutsche Post DHL and the sister company to DHL Express. DHL Supply Chain is a leading contract logistics provider, with more than 500 sites throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. DHL's next Transportation Carrier Summit will take place in March 2017. For more information about DHL Supply Chain's transportation and supply chain solutions, visit www.dhl-usa.com/supplychain.
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DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. DHL's family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 325,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including e-commerce, technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 56 billion euros in 2014.
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