TUALATIN, Ore., Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) – Reddaway was named 2018 Carrier of the Year-West Regional by GlobalTranz at its annual conference at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. GlobalTranz presented its carrier awards based on overall operational excellence and customer service, price competitiveness and flexibility, strategic partnerships and market leadership, technology innovation, and new service offerings.
"We are honored and particularly pleased to be singled out by our customers as being among their very best suppliers," said Steve Selvig, Reddaway Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "Our thanks to all of the Reddaway employees who did what it takes to make it happen and never let our customers down. And on behalf of Team Reddaway, we thank GlobalTranz for this honor.”
This is the seventh time Reddaway has been named GlobalTranz’s Carrier of the Year--West Regional (2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018).
Said GlobalTranz CEO Renee Krug, “As our shipper customers respond to evolving customer demands, increased competition, and capacity challenges, it is imperative that our agents, carriers, and providers deliver the solutions, services, and technology our customers need to succeed.”
This is the second time this quarter that Reddaway has received an award for exceptional performance and quality. In January, Reddaway was recognized by Unishippers Global Logistics with its 2018 Western Regional LTL Carrier Partner of the Year award.
GlobalTranz is a technology company providing award-winning cloud-based multi-modal Transportation Management System (TMS) products to shippers, carriers, 3PLs and brokers. Leveraging its extensive independent agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 1 million product users and 25,000 shippers. In 2018, Transport Topics named GlobalTranz a Top 10 largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S.
Reddaway provides reliable Next-Day Delivery throughout the Western United States and parts of Canada. Founded in 1919 in Oregon City, Oregon, Reddaway is celebrating its centennial this year (1919-2019). The industry leader operates 50 service centers, employs over 3,000 shipping professionals and boasts an impressive on-time delivery rate. Award-winning service offerings from Reddaway include Guaranteed and Expedited Delivery, Cross-Border Canada shipping, Ocean services to Alaska and Hawaii, Retail, Freeze Protection, and more. With its reliable next-day shipping, a tradition of safety and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Reddaway Makes Next-Day Happen. Reddaway is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW). YRC Worldwide Inc., headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, is the holding company for a portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) companies including Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, YRC Freight, and YRC Reimer as well as the logistics company HNRY Logistics.
Please visit our website at reddawayregional.com for more information.
Media Contact: Mike Kelley
YRC Worldwide Inc.
SOURCE: YRC Worldwide, Reddaway