CONCORD, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation has been recognized for excellent service and named "Carrier of the Year" by United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI). Chad Brewer, Vice President of Logistics at UNFI, visited Cardinal's headquarters to present this prestigious award. David Myott, Director of National Accounts and Skip Stritzinger, SVP Business Development accepted the award on Cardinal's behalf.
Cardinal operates a dedicated refrigerated shuttle program for UNFI that provides just-in-time deliveries of consolidated products from their network of distribution centers across the country. The program spans over 6 million annual miles transporting temperature sensitive products to and from 15 different locations. The award criteria included measured metrics in on-time performance, product temperature integrity and fuel saving initiatives.
Vin McLoughlin, Chairman of Cardinal, expressed his pride in receiving this accolade. "This is an amazing accomplishment that outlines the hard work and outstanding customer service our employees provide to this valued account, and their customers," said McLoughlin.
About United Natural Foods
United Natural Foods, Inc. carries and distributes more than 65,000 products to more than 31,000 customer locations throughout the United States and Canada. The Company serves a wide variety of retail formats including conventional supermarket chains, natural product superstores, independent retail operators and the food service channel. United Natural Foods, Inc. was ranked by Fortune in 2006 - 2010 and 2012 as one of its "Most Admired Companies," winner of the Supermarket News 2008 Sustainability Excellence Award, recognized by the Nutrition Business Journal for its 2009 Environment and Sustainability Award and chosen by Food Logistics Magazine as one of its 2012 Top 20 Green Providers.
About Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation
Headquartered in Concord, North Carolina, Cardinal is a privately-held, leading third-party logistics provider focused on providing Dedicated Contract Carriage, Final Mile Delivery and Transportation Management services to multiple industries across the nation. Cardinal's logistics experts work directly with clients to optimize their supply chains by developing and implementing customized transportation solutions including specialized equipment and handling, and integrated technology.
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