John Hill, president and chief commercial officer, along with Phil Annese, senior director, automotive services, and Stephen LeBeau, national account manager, automotive, recently accepted the 2016 Ryder Carrier Quality Award on Pilot’s behalf. This is the 15th time Pilot has received Ryder’s award in the freight forwarder category and the third year in a row that Pilot was recognized for both its domestic and international services. Last year, Pilot handled approximately 5,000 shipments for Ryder through various accounts, mainly connected to the automotive industry. Since 2007, Pilot’s automotive specialists have been adding value to supply chains by offering customized programs and just-in-time solutions that streamline operations and improve cost efficiencies and responsiveness. Pilot is proud to be consistently recognized by Ryder and others for exceeding on-time performance demands and delivering superior customer service and new technology solutions.