HOLLAND, Mich., May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holland has been recognized as the Best Transportation Supplier for performance in 2013 by Avery Dennison, a global leader in labeling and packaging supplies and solutions. The award was given as part of Avery Dennison's inaugural Supplier Symposium, held March 6, 2014 at the Cleveland Marriott Hotel in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Holland was given top honors in the freight category with the first ever, Best Transportation Supplier award. The award was given to "the transportation supplier who has maintained high delivery service and quality standards and has worked collaboratively with Avery Dennison to provide innovative solutions to network and delivery challenges."
Over 200 professionals from more than 100 companies around the globe were in attendance to share ideas and learn about Avery Dennison innovations and planning. Following the symposium, a reception was held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. At the reception, an awards ceremony was held where eight companies from a variety of industries were honored for superlative performances in 2013.
Award-winners were selected based on their performances in measures such as innovation, sustainability, service, overall value and quality.
"We are very proud to have been selected for this award from our partners and friends at Avery Dennison," said Jim Ferguson, VP Sales and Marketing for Holland. "Providing award-winning service demands a collective, team effort. We would like to extend our deepest thanks and congratulations to every one of our Holland employees for delivering the very best service to our customers."
This is the sixth such customer satisfaction award that Holland has won thus far in 2014. Previous awards include the 2013 Parker Hannifin LTL Carrier of the Year Award, 2013 Vehicle Service Group LTL Carrier of the Year Award, 2013 BASF Carrier of the Year Award, and the 2013 Unishippers Global Logistics Regional LTL Carrier Partner of the Year Award.
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 eastern Canada. Holland, recognized by Logistics Management magazine with its 2013 Quest for Quality award for 28 consecutive years, was honored for performance excellence in 2013 with the Midwest/Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL Motor Carriers award and the South/South Central Regional LTL Motor Carriers award, as well as the Expedited Motor Carriers award. For more information, visit hollandregional.com. Holland is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
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