FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Logistics Plus Recognizes 2018 LTL Carriers of the Year
Estes Express earns national award; Dayton Freight receives regional award.
ERIE, PA (March 7, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers for superior results and performance in 2018. The annual awards were presented to the following carriers in each of two categories:
- Estes Express was named the Logistics Plus National LTL Carrier of the Year (FedEx Freight was runner-up in the national category).
- Dayton Freight was named, for the third consecutive year, the Logistics Plus Regional LTL Carrier of the Year (Ward Transport & Logistics was runner-up in the regional category).
Logistics Plus, as a top North American freight brokerage firm, delivers LTL services through its proprietary eShipPlus™ transportation management system (TMS) – an online platform made available to all of its LTL customers and select freight agents. Its annual LTL carrier awards are based on an internal and external assessment of the following performance criteria:
- Annual Share of Business and Growth
- Price Competitiveness
- Service Performance
- Billing Accuracy
- Customer Service
- Account Representation
“2018 was a record year for Logistics Plus, and our LTL business segment was no exception,” said Scott Frederick, vice president of marketing and LTL carrier relations for Logistics Plus. “Despite a very challenging year from a capacity and rates standpoint, Estes Express and Dayton Freight both stepped up their games for Logistics Plus and our customers, and for that we are grateful. I am also thankful for the support we receive each-and-every day from all of our other LTL carrier partners; but for this past year, we especially thank and congratulate Estes and Dayton for their excellent performance.”
About Estes Express
Headquartered in Virginia, Estes is a leading, full-service freight transportation provider offering a complete range of shipping solutions including LTL, time-critical guaranteed, volume & truckload, global and custom solutions. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes and still family-owned, Estes is the largest privately held carrier in the nation. The company is now one of the most respected total-solutions providers in the industry with direct service throughout all of the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico through more than 235 terminals, as well as service to and from Mexico and a global freight-forwarding service footprint.
About Dayton Freight
Founded in 1981, Dayton Freight is a private LTL freight carrier headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. With 54 Service Centers in the Midwest region, Dayton Freight offers shippers 1 or 2 day service to thousands of points throughout a 13 state area. With its Strategic Alliance Network, it can also serve all of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Guam.
About Logistics Plus Inc.
Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, global logistics, business intelligence, technology, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 22 years ago, Logistics Plus is a fast-growing and award-winning transportation and logistics company. With a strong passion for excellence, its 450+ employees put the “plus” in logistics by doing the big things properly, and the countless little things, that together ensure complete customer satisfaction and success.
The Logistics Plus® network includes offices located in Erie, PA; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Visalia, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Lexington, NC; Buffalo, NY; New York, NY; Olean, NY; Akron, OH; Cleveland, OH; Charleston, SC; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; Winchester, VA; Madison, WI; Australia; Bahrain; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; China; Colombia; Czech Republic; Egypt; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Libya; Mexico; Netherlands; Poland; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; South Sudan; Taiwan; Turkey; UAE; Uganda; and United Kingdom; with additional agents around the world. For more information, visit www.logisticsplus.com or follow @LogisticsPlus on Twitter.
Scott G. Frederick
Vice President, Marketing
Logistics Plus Inc.