GREEN BAY, Wis. -- August 4, 2009 -- Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading global logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, was recently honored by Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) with its Deconsolidator of the Year award for outstanding service in 2008. Kohl’s recognized Schneider’s Transloading and Distribution services during its Annual Carrier Conference held earlier this year in Milwaukee.
The Deconsolidator of the Year award is presented annually to the best performing deconsolidator in Kohl’s network of 12 locations throughout the United States. During deconsolidation (also known as cross-docking or transloading), Schneider Logistics drays ocean containers of Kohl’s merchandise to its port warehouses. At the warehouse, the goods are transloaded for distribution to various Kohl’s distribution centers and stores throughout the country.
“Our team delivers best-in-class results to the Kohl’s organization. In 2008 alone, our dray and transload teams eliminated one full day from their distribution cycle by increasing the throughput of ocean containers from port to distribution center,” said John Ferguson, vice president, International, Schneider Logistics. “Our new warehouse management system also accelerated the delivery of merchandise identified for special promotion and holiday sales by more than 90 percent.”
Schneider was honored for its deconsolidation work for Kohl’s at the port of Savannah. Schneider provides transloading, deconsolidation, port drayage and warehousing services at six U.S. ports, including Savannah, Norfolk, Charleston, Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle. The company’s International services also include freight forwarding and customs house brokerage.
“We’re very pleased that Kohl’s has recognized our import/export expertise, strong port presence, visibility tools and global reach,” added Ferguson.
“It is an honor Schneider Logistics is quite proud of. We look forward to continuing to add value to Kohl’s in 2009 and beyond.”
About Schneider Logistics, Inc.
Schneider Logistics, Inc. is an international logistics provider to Global 2000 companies. Schneider Logistics helps customers capture strategic business value from their supply chains in the form of lower distribution costs, reduced inventory, improved customer service and increased availability to working capital. The company provides end-to-end supply chain management, warehousing, transloading, transportation management and international logistics services.
Schneider Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Schneider National, a premier provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services.
Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert logistics and transportation solutions for nearly 75 years. A $3.7 billion company, Schneider National conducts business in more than 28 countries in North America, Europe and Asia, and continues to grow its international service offerings. For more information about Schneider Logistics, visit www.schneider.com.