Ryder names its carriers of the year

Ryder Systems last week announced its selections for top carriers in its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes carriers in metrics like on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation for the previous calendar year. 

Ryder facilitates the move of $4.6 billion in freight annually.

Ryder’s top carriers for 2013 are: 


LTL National – Con-way Freight
LTL Regional – Saia LTL Freight 
LTL Regional – Standard Forwarding 
International Forwarder – Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
International Maritime Commerce – Atlantic Container Line
North American Forwarder – Pilot Freight Services 
Canadian LTL – Consolidated Fastfrate 
Canadian Truckload – Bison Transport Inc.
Truckload- Dry Van National – U.S. Xpress Enterprise 
Truckload- Dry Van Regional – Cowan Systems 
Truckload- Temperature Control – Southern Refrigerated Transport Inc.
Truckload- Flatbed- Specialized – Melton Truck Lines
Brokerage – Coyote Logistics
Commitment to Ryder Standards – Update Compliance – Southeastern Freight Lines
Automotive – OEM Truckload Dry Van National – FedEx Supply Chain Systems, Inc.
Automotive – OEM- Truckload Dry Van Regional – Doug Colemen Trucking
Automotive – OEM Truckload Spot Buy – Exclusive Transfer Enterprise Corp.
Intermodal – Alliance Shippers Inc.
Commitment to Ryder Standards – Invoicing – Central Transport

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