CHICAGO, June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Dicom Transportation Group and New Penn today jointly announced a partnership to provide cross-border LTL services. This collaboration allows both companies to offer broader coverage and enhanced capabilities, with New Penn providing U.S. LTL service, and Dicom providing cross-border and intra-Canada LTL service. With both companies working together, customers will have access to more competitive north and southbound service.
"We are extremely excited about our partnership with New Penn," said Scott Dobak, Dicom CEO. "Both New Penn and Dicom are market leaders--New Penn in the United States and Dicom in Canada, providing an exemplary customer experience centered on fast and reliable overnight transit. This partnership will offer both Dicom and New Penn customers a seamless cross-border service with most lanes operating as a 24-hour service."
"With Dicom as our partner within Canada, New Penn customers will have immediate access to the expansive Canadian footprint Dicom maintains," said Don Foust, president of New Penn. "At New Penn, we strive to exceed expectations with each and every delivery. Our commitment to excellence is what allows us to deliver quality, award-winning, next-day LTL service day in and day out, year after year."
New Penn is celebrating 85 years of industry-leading transportation service excellence. With the most next-day shipping lanes to and from Canada in its footprint, New Penn crosses the border with faster transit times and guaranteed delivery options, including next-day service to the greater Toronto area and parts of Montreal. Standard next-day and two-day delivery is provided to all direct Ontario and Quebec points.
Dicom previously announced the expansion of its parcel services into the U.S., integrating the acquisition of its U.S. parcel network into its Canadian parcel network. The New Penn partnership allows Dicom to offer its customers both LTL and parcel services in a large footprint spanning all of Canada and the northeastern U.S.
About New Penn
New Penn, a regional less-than-truckload motor carrier based in Lebanon, Pa., provides industry-leading reliability and next-day service through a network of 25 service centers in the northeastern United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. New Penn is widely regarded as one of the most efficiently operated transportation providers and has one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry. A recipient of the Quest for Quality Awards from Logistics Management magazine for 21 years, New Penn received two performance excellence recognitions in 2015 in the categories of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL Carriers and Expedited Motor Carriers. For more information, visit www.newpenn.com. New Penn is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
About Dicom Transportation Group
Dicom is a transportation and logistics company headquartered in Montreal with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Dicom operates three business segments: express, freight, and logistics. Services provided include overnight and second-day parcel, freight transportation, freight management and final mile services.
SOURCE Dicom Transportation Group Canada Inc.