THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 6, 2016) - Old Dominion Freight Line's CEO and Vice Chairman of the board, David Congdon, was named "Best CEO" in Institutional Investor's 2017 All-America Executive Team. The annual survey ranks the best investor relations program in 45 industry sectors.
Congdon was ranked #1 in the Airfreight & Surface Transportation sector among midcap companies and #3 overall in the annual survey. This group of executives represents some of the best strategic minds in the business and across the industry.
"I'm honored to be included on IR's All-America Team," said Congdon. "We're in the business of keeping promises to our customers and also importantly to our shareholders. One of my top responsibilities as CEO is to maintain a long-term view of our company's performance and effectively communicate those goals to our shareholders. I'm proud that Old Dominion and its employees continue to excel in our industry and look forward to the years ahead."
A panel of 2,276 investors and 902 sell-side analysts selected the awardees. Institutional Investor surveyed buy-side analysts, portfolio managers and sell-side analysts at securities firms and financial firms across the country. Other designees on the All-America Executive Team include CFOs, IR professionals and companies with the best investor relations programs in their sector.
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About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free company providing premium service to all its customers. OD offers regional, inter-regional and national LTL service. In addition to its core LTL services, the company offers its customers a broad range of logistics services including ground and air expedited transportation, supply chain consulting, transportation management, truckload brokerage, container delivery and warehousing. In addition, Old Dominion offers a consumer product for household moving: OD Household Services. Through strategic partnerships, the Company also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. Old Dominion's claims ratio and on-time record are among the best in the industry. For more than 80 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.
Recently, Old Dominion was recognized with the following acknowledgements for company leadership in the industry:
•Institutional Investors named David Congdon 2017 Best CEO for Airfreight & Surface Transportation division
•The ATA Transportation Security Council awarded OD with its 2016 Excellence in Claims and Loss Prevention Award for the fourth consecutive year.
•Mastio & Company ranked Old Dominion as No. 1 National LTL carrier for the seventh consecutive year.
•ATA 2016 President's Trophy Award winner in the Over 100 Million Miles category
•2016 SmartWay Excellence Award winner.
•Inbound Logistics magazine recognized Old Dominion as a 2016 Top 100 Trucker and named the company to its 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) list for the sixth consecutive year.
•For the seventh consecutive year, Logistics Management honored OD with its Quest for Quality Award.
•SupplyChainBrain named ODFL in its 2016 "100 Great Supply Chain Partners" listing.
•NASSTRAC honored the company as 2016 Multi-Regional LTL Carrier of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.
•Forbes Magazine named Old Dominion one of America's Best Employers in 2015
•Fortune named CEO David Congdon to its 2015 Businessperson of the Year list.
•Commercial Carrier Journal ranked OD No. 10 on the 2015 Top 250 Carriers list.
•Forbes Magazine named Old Dominion as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies for three consecutive years.
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