ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has earned recognition as a Partner-Level supplier for 2014 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-Level status is John Deere's highest supplier rating. The company is being honored for its dedication to providing products and services of outstanding quality and for its commitment to continuous improvement.
"Being honored with Partner-Level status under John Deere's Achieving Excellence Program is a testament to the hard work of a committed team, and how our focus on collaboration, communication and continuous improvement can create an award-winning service experience," said Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight. "We have an exemplary team of professionals working with John Deere. Their efforts drove this achievement and I want to thank them for pushing us to be the best every day."
Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence Program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry's leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of more than 425 service locations serving the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and through Global LTL™ delivery in the United States from around the world. Global solutions include international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service; U.S. and Europe delivery for inbound and outbound international cargoes through an exclusive alliance with TNT; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports; and domestic offshore transportation to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.
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