SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Postal Service awarded Matheson Postal Services with another large contract which extends across the west coast. The new contract began August 1 and will continue for four years.
Matheson is an award-winning transportation and logistics services provider with a knack for on-time performance despite challenging circumstances. Their success rate remains a remarkable 99% for their customers, which are major commercial carriers such as the United States Postal Service. The new west coast contract will include about 9 million miles of transportation, which will add to the accelerated growth Matheson has experienced in recent years. In considering environmental sustainability, the company plans to execute transportation needs with all CNG tractors.
According to the United States Postal Service facts website (facts.usps.com), the first Postmaster General was appointed in 1775. Since then, the United States Postal Service has grown to process and deliver over 493 million mail pieces each day. With over 155 million delivery points, the USPS not only delivers mail to every address in America, but it also handles almost 50% of the entire world's mail. Billions of people are positively impacted by the services provided, which is why the Matheson leaders are committed to helping any way they can.
Matheson Companies President and CEO, Mark Matheson says, "Every new contract is an opportunity to implement improvements that will allow us to keep our 99% on-time track record. Ultimately, it's an opportunity to show our customers why they choose us first."
For Chief Operating Officer, Charles Mellor, the contract is a reflection of the effort that Matheson exerts in delivering quality, on-time service to its customers. "Hard work goes into this, which is why we are able to succeed in what we do at such unprecedented rates," he says. "We truly appreciate that our customer recognizes this. To know we have been able to develop such a trust-based relationship with the United States Postal Services is the ultimate compliment."
The company plans to continue working hard to grow into the carrier of choice in transportation and logistics industries.
Matheson plans hire Class A Truck Drivers for the new contract in the most productive and efficient manner. Job seekers can visit Matheson's career page frequently at www.mathesoninc.com/careers to monitor open truck driver jobs as they arise. Truck drivers can direct their employment related questions to [email protected].
About Matheson Companies
Matheson Companies is a transportation and logistics services provider committed to excellence in safe, efficient, on-time transportation and material handling solutions for customers. Founded with a single water truck under the name R.B. Matheson Trucking Inc. by Robert and Carole Matheson in 1962, the company is now a leading transportation and logistics provider for USPS and other commercial carriers. Its goal is to exceed customer expectations for regional trucking, mail transport, and aircraft ground support services. Specific services Matheson, Inc. provides include quality long-haul and short-haul transportation, underwing operations, terminal handling and ground handling. Matheson, Inc.'s dedicated truck drivers, cargo handlers, forklift drivers, and material handlers are thoroughly trained to consistently complete jobs within specified customer-centric time frames. This is accomplished via Matheson's two divisions with locations across the United States: Matheson Flight Extenders, Inc., with 31 locations and Matheson Postal Services, with 9 locations. Visit www.mathesoninc.com for more information.
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