GREEN BAY, Wis. ¬ (July 22, 2009) ¬ Schneider National, Inc., premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has received the 2008 Carrier of the Year award from Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB).
Schneider earned this award for its innovative high-quality capacity solutions for over-the-road, intermodal and cross-border activity at virtually every Kimberly-Clark location. This is Schneider National’s first win for this honor since the award’s inception. Kimberly-Clark provides some of the world’s most recognized consumer brands serving more than 150 countries.
“We recognize Schneider as a key ‘go-to’ strategic carrier to discuss internal initiatives and industry challenges,” said Steve Harmon, vice president of transportation for Kimberly-Clark. “This award is a well-deserved win for Schneider who truly distinguished themselves in 2008. Their candor, insight and collaborative outlook throughout the entire organization helped us deliver the best service and value to our customers.”
Schneider’s award-winning, enterprise-wide efforts for Kimberly-Clark included significant support of the organization’s 2008 cost-reduction initiatives, conducting transportation 101 symposiums for their transportation groups, delivering outstanding on-time delivery in 2008 exceeding 98 percent, and helping with a conversion of a legacy load-bearing process. “Schneider delivered consistent value each quarter in 2008,” continued Harmon. “Their thought leadership, along with their willingness to embrace and accept change, has demonstrated a true partnership.”
“It is an honor to receive Kimberly-Clark’s Carrier of the Year award,” said Steve Matheys, Schneider National executive vice president of global commercial sales. “This recognition is especially gratifying because it validates our collaborative relationship. It demonstrates that we consistently deliver more than transportation, logistics and intermodal services; we deliver business results.”
About Schneider National, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, enhancing the standard of living worldwide. The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Schneider serves more than two-thirds of the FORTUNE 500 companies and offers the broadest portfolio of services to small, medium and global shippers across the globe. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include van/truckload, dedicated, expedited, bulk, regional, intermodal, transportation management, freight brokerage, air/ocean freight forwarding, customs house brokerage, transloading and distribution, supply chain management, supply chain consulting services, and freight audit and payment (Europe).
Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for more than 70 years. A $3.7 billion company, Schneider National employs 21,400 transportation and logistics experts worldwide, including operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit Schneider.com.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people‹nearly a quarter of the world’s population‹trust Kimberly-Clark brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest Kimberly-Clark news and to learn more about the company’s 136-year history of innovation, visit http://www.Kimberly-Clark.com.