DOWNERS GROVE, IL — February 13, 2019— Ascent Global Logistics, an independent operating company of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), has recognized four team members for outstanding achievement, innovation-driven performance and steadfast commitment to excellence with its annual Everest Award.
The four winners of the Ascent Global Logistics 2018 Everest Award include Kelli Boles, Team Lead (International Freight Forwarding - Springfield, Missouri), Steve Carson, Senior Logistics Analyst (Domestic Freight Management - Hudson, Ohio), Paige DeWitt, Senior Accountant (Domestic Freight Management - Cudahy, Wisconsin) and Eton Walters, Forklift Operator (Retail Consolidation - Plainfield, Indiana). The Everest Award honorees were acknowledged during formal appreciation ceremonies and presented with awards, which also included financial recognition.
"We are incredibly proud of our 2018 Everest Award winners," said Bill Goodgion, President of Ascent Global Logistics. "These team members have consistently gone the extra mile to serve our clients, fellow team members, drivers and other partners with exceptional knowledge, friendliness and poise. We have focused on building a culture that encourages and empowers our team to make a positive difference by delivering above and beyond service. This year's winners of the Everest Award are excellent leaders in this area, and we are extremely proud to celebrate their commitment to best-in-class performance."
"Steve's outstanding commitment to driving key technology integrations has been instrumental in the success of our Domestic Transportation Management team. Meanwhile, Paige's exceptional focus on continuous improvement of procedures and best practices has been pivotal in making changes that propel our business," said Chris Cook, President of Ascent Domestic Freight Management.
"Kelli has an exceptional ability to deliver premium and personalized customer service for our key accounts. She has also added tremendous value in major projects that have better positioned us to continue enhancing the service we provide to our clients," said Micah Holst, President of Ascent International Freight Forwarding.
"Eton's willingness to always go the extra mile for our customers and internal team has been a real differentiator for us. He has an exceptional attention for detail and an unwavering commitment to accuracy, safety and quality," said Bill Vechiarella, President of Prime Distribution Services, An Ascent Global Logistics Company.
About Ascent Global Logistics
Ascent Global Logistics, an independent operating company of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., is a non-asset U.S. based global logistics provider that specializes in domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation solutions. Committed to providing customized logistics solutions, premium customer service and state-of-the-art technology tools to help clients accelerate their climb to supply chain excellence, Ascent Global Logistics is Your Partner for Peak Logistics Performance. For more information, please visit the Ascent Global Logistics website, www.ascentgl.com.
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