Con-way Freight Honored with Ryder Carrier Quality Award

Con-way Freight Honored with Ryder Carrier Quality Award

ANN ARBOR, Mich. ‹ July 26, 2010 ‹ Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload(LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has won a 2009 Ryder Transportation Management Carrier Quality Award from Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R). Ryder presented the award to Con-way Freight at a recent recognition event in Novi, Mich.

“Our dedicated employees strive to provide exception-free, on-time and faster service every day, and it’s gratifying to see their tremendous efforts result in this honor,” said John G. Labrie, president, Con-way Freight. “I commend our team on the quality and professionalism of their service and congratulate them on earning this Carrier Quality Award.”

Ryder chose Carrier Quality Award winners based on a numerical judging system based on criteria including on-time service, claims performance, customer service, technology, economic value and innovation. This year marked the 13th that Ryder has presented awards to selected carriers.

“The Ryder Transportation Management carrier quality process allows us to proactively measure the performance of our transportation providers, and Con-way Freight consistently scored among the best,” said Todd Carter, Ryder vice president and general manager of global transportation management. “The company¹s fast transit times and excellent service set them apart from the competition, and we are pleased to recognize that achievement with our Carrier Quality Award.”

Based in Miami, Ryder is a leading provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions. It serves customers throughout North America, and in Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Ryder, visit

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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry¹s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of more than 300 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and through Global LTLTM delivery in the United States from around the world. Global solutions include international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service; U.S. and Europe delivery for inbound and outbound international cargoes through an exclusive alliance with TNT; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports through TropicalDirectSM; and domestic offshore transportation to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.

Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit

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