(August 11, 2010, Woodcliff Lake, NJ, USA) - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in finished vehicle logistics, has received the “Toyota Logistics Services Award for Quality Service & Performance in 2009”. The award recognizes WWL’s vehicle processing operations for Toyota at its Baltimore, Maryland, facility, where it provides processing and terminal services for Toyota’s export vehicles.
“WWL is excited to be honored as a preferred logistics provider to Toyota. To receive an endorsement for the hard work that our client relations and ground operations teams deliver day in and day out is truly touching for a company that prides ourselves on our dedication to the success of our customers,” says John Felitto, EVP and Deputy Head of Region Americas at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics.
Nancy Davies, Group Vice President of Toyota Logistics Services says, “In addition to quality handling and reliability, a large part of what earned Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics this honor is the team’s customer service skills. Toyota truly appreciates being able to work with such a knowledgeable and responsive team as WWL.”
WWL—From Factory to Dealer
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is a leading independent provider of global factory-to-dealer transport solutions for automotive, agricultural and construction equipment industries. The company also specializes in handling complicated project cargo such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment, and yachts.
WWL's sophisticated supply chain management services ensure an efficient integration of ocean services, inland distribution, terminal handling, and a comprehensive range of specialized technical services.
WWL has 3300 employees and deploys around 60 modern eco-friendly vessels, serving 20 trade routes to six continents. WWL transported over 2.7 million vehicles in 2009: 1.23 million by sea and 1.5 million by land. Annual throughput of 34 vehicle processing centers was 2.6 million units. The company has a strong environmental focus and is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions to reduce its operational impacts on the environment.