HOLLAND, Mich., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) - On June 4, 2013 Holland was the recipient of the 2012 Carrier Excellence Award in the LTL category by BNSF Logistics LLC. Award recipients were nominated by BNSF operations team members, then critically evaluated across a number of objective measures including: on-time service, capacity and overall customer service performance throughout the year of 2012. BNSF Logistics works with over 17,000 carriers around the globe and across all modes of transportation.
"In 2012, BNSF Logistics once again achieved high marks in its annual customer service survey, and we owe much appreciation to the supporting partner service providers who performed day in and day out to deliver on the performance commitments made by both of our companies," said Ray Greer, President of BNSF Logistics. "Delivering at the highest level of performance, Holland was an obvious choice as the 'best of the best' in LTL transportation."
BNSF Logistics personnel recently visited Holland headquarters to personally issue the award. Holland Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Jim Ferguson, received the award on behalf of Holland.
"It is both a pleasure and a great honor to receive this award," said Ferguson. "Through hard work and dedication,Holland continues to stand above the rest in its consistent delivery of high-caliber LTL service. Speed, reliability, and customer service all come together to provide what we feel is the very best service available in the industry. We thankBNSF Logistics for this generous recognition, and for their past and continued partnership."
Holland has long been recognized for delivering the most next-day service lanes in its territory and annually records one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry. Founded in Holland, Mich., in 1929, Holland provides industry leading, on-time reliability for less-than-truckload shipments in the central and southeastern United States and in easternCanada. Holland, recognized by Logistics Management magazine with its 2012 Quest for Quality award for 27 consecutive years, was honored for performance excellence in 2012 in the Midwest/North Central Regional LTL Carriers and Expedited Motor Carriers categories. For more information, visit hollandregional.com. Holland is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.