SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has received the 2011 Transplace Platinum Seal of Approval, demonstrating its leadership in environmentally friendly and efficient services. Transplace is a leading non-asset based third-party logistics (3PL) provider.
"We are honored and proud to accept this award," said David Kramer, Executive Vice President – Corporate Sales. "It is certainly gratifying to see the results of our continual efforts to provide better customer service and improve on green initiatives come to fruition and be recognized with this award."
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, selects carriers based on specific performance criteria and qualitative customer service scores. Only those with the highest scores on all qualifying criteria are awarded Platinum Carrier Status. C.R. England has been an award recipient since the program's inception in 2007 for its notable excellence in on-time performance, strong customer relationships and a commitment on reliability to its global clientele.
Transplace Platinum Seal Award recipients must meet the following strict and performance based qualifications:
- 3,000 plus loads annually
- An environmental score of 1.0 or better under the EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership
- Performance metrics: on-time delivery of 98 percent and on-time pick up of 80 percent
- Load tender metrics with acceptance rates of 80 percent and freight allocation module acceptance of 100 percent
- Cargo claims resolution rate of 95 percent within 60 days
- On time submittal of quarterly business updates/Transplace business summary
C.R. England was one of the 40 carriers selected from more than 350 carriers to receive this honor.
Transplace is a non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers and retailers the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. To learn more, visit www.transplace.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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