SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, received the Chiquita Cold Chain Carrier of the Year Award. The Cold Chain Carrier of the Year Award selects a carrier each year that provides Chiquita with exemplary temperature-controlled carrier services. Chiquita Brands International is a leading international marketer and distributor of high-quality fresh and value-added food products.
"We are honored to receive this distinction from Chiquita," said Mike Bunnell, Chief Sales Officer, C.R. England. "Chiquita is a customer that relies on quality temperature-controlled services to deliver the freshest products, and we are proud to standout among other carriers."
The Chiquita Cold Chain Carrier of the Year Award is awarded based on performance in temperature-controlled services and takes into account number of shipments between August 2010 and July 2011 and the efficiency of refrigerated loads. The award takes into account every load shipped and selects the best cold chain performance for raw and fresh products.
"Protecting our cold chain is something we are extremely passionate about at Chiquita, and we take great care in selecting a recipient for this award," said Josh Vipperman, Transportation Manager, Chiquita. "C.R. England's focus in delivering cold chain excellence this past year has been outstanding and helped to produce a higher quality experience for our customers. We are very pleased to have C.R. England as a part of our network."
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. is a leading international marketer and distributor of nutritious, high-quality fresh and value-added food products - from energy-rich bananas, other fruits, blends of convenient green salads to healthy snacking products. For more information, visit www.chiquita.com.
About C.R. England
Founded in 1920, C.R. England, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Salt Lake City, Utah and is one of North America's largest transportation companies and the world's largest temperature-controlled carrier. C.R. England services include National, Mexico and Regional Truckload service in addition to Dedicated and Intermodal services. Additional services include Leasing, Brokerage, LTL/Parcel, Supply Chain Engineering, Special Project Engineering, Warehousing, and Global Sourcing, which has offices in Southern California and China. For more information, visit www.crengland.com.
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