Transport America Named Top Truckload Dry Freight Carrier in 2015 Quest for Quality

The freight carrier earns number one spot for second time in four years.

Aug 13, 2015, 17:04 ET from Transport America

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Logistics Management, a well-read logistics magazine and e-newsletter publishing up-to-date information for the transportation industry, has named Transport America, a subsidiary of TransForce, Inc. (TSX: TFI), a winner in the 2015 Quest for Quality Awards. The Quest for Quality Award is a prestigious award in the transportation and logistics industry and was voted on by more than 4,600 logistics and supply chain professionals this year. This award has been given out for over three decades and is regarded as the industry's most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence.

To determine the yearly Quest for Quality winners, Logistics Management readers evaluate companies in all service areas; choosing top performers in categories including motor carriers, intermodal services, airlines, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, third party logistics and ports. Carriers who qualified for the dry freight classification were measured in five categories: on-time performance, value, information technology, customer service, and equipment and operations. Transport America ranked number one in on-time performance, value, information technology, and customer service, out-scoring the competition.

"With the votes of more than 4,600 people, we are honored to be chosen by our customers to lead this prestigious category," says Keith Klein, President of Transport America.  "We feel this is a direct tribute to the quality of our drivers, customers, and to the incredible team that makes Transport America a great value driven organization."

Klein adds that this is the third time in five years that Transport America has won a Quest for Quality award and it is the second time being named the "best in the dry freight category". Transport America's growth is attributed, in part, to providing best in class dry freight carrier solutions.

About Transport America
Transport America, a subsidiary of TransForce, Inc. (TSX: TFI), is a leading provider of truckload transportation and logistics services throughout much of the US, Mexico and Canada.  Transport America has been in business since 1984 and is headquartered in Eagan, MN.  The company's broad portfolio of services, which includes Solo and Team over-the-road, Dedicated, Regional, Intermodal and Brokerage, executed by talented professionals with state-of-the-art technology, caters to Fortune 1000 shippers who value Transport America's customer service focus. For more information, please visit www.transportamerica.com.

About TransForce, Inc.
TransForce Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across Canada and the United States through its subsidiaries. TransForce creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned operating subsidiaries. Under the TransForce umbrella, companies benefit from financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TransForce companies service the following segments:

  • Package and Courier;
  • Less-Than-Truckload;
  • Truckload;
  • Waste Management;
  • Logistics and Other Services.

TransForce Inc. is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TFI). For more information, visit http://www.transforcecompany.com.

For further information:

TransForce Corporate
Rick Leckner
MaisonBrison Communications
(514) 731-0000
rickl@maisonbrison.com

 

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