Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc., a leading third-party logistics provider, has been named the 2015 Intermodal Carrier of the Year (Tier 2) by Vantix Logistics. The award is presented to the provider that meets and exceeds standards in service, performance and capacity.
Vantix, a division of McLane Co. Inc. and a provider of supply chain solutions to the food and restaurant industries, presented the award to Yusen Logistics at its Annual Intermodal Carrier Appreciation event recently held in Dallas, TX.
"In the 18 months we have been working with Yusen Logistics, they have consistently demonstrated a high level of performance and dedication to customer service and operational excellence," said Charles Bostick, Director of Transportation and Operations, Vantix Logistics. "We are pleased to recognize Yusen Logistics for outstanding intermodal performance in 2015."
"Receiving this award from Vantix is a great honor for our organization," said Rick Underwood, Director of Sales, Western Region, Yusen Logistics, who accepted the award on behalf of the company's Transportation group. "It's outstanding when a highly-valued customer such as Vantix recognizes the relationship and service that we provide. This would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the Yusen Logistics team."
The company is managing both intermodal freight and truck movements from food manufacturing plants across the U.S. to various McLane distribution centers nationwide. Jill Kraus, Manager, National Accounts, Yusen Logistics, oversees the business relationship between the two companies.
"This acknowledgment is a direct reflection of our commitment to provide the highest levels of service to our customers," said Kraus. "We thank Vantix for this award and look forward to a continued successful partnership."