Lima, Pa.—July 8, 2009—Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced today that it has received a 2008 Ryder Transportation Management Carrier Quality Award in the category of North American Freight Forwarder. The ten year old awards program recognizes the top-performing carriers who provide outstanding service to their customers.
“There is no question that this has been a difficult year for the transportation and logistics industries, which makes this award that much more meaningful,” said John Hill, executive vice president of sales for Pilot. “Pilot has continued to work with our partners and customers to ensure that we maintain the same standards regardless of changes in the environment we work in, and we are extremely gratified to be recognized by Ryder for our hard work.”
The Ryder awards recognize excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation. Ryder places more than $4 billion of its customers’ freight on selected carriers in all modes of transportation.