New Penn Earns Quest for Quality Award for Performance Excellence in 2016

LEBANON, Pa., Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Penn has been recognized for the 22nd year with a Quest for Quality award for performance excellence from Logistics Management magazine. This year, New Penn was once again honored with a Quest for Quality award in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic LTL Regional Motor Carriers category.

"New Penn is pleased to have been chosen by transportation and logistics decision-makers throughout the country to receive the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic LTL Regional Motor Carriers Quest for Quality award. Our team has a long-term commitment to providing quality, industry-leading transportation services," said Don Foust, president of New Penn. "Every New Penn team member is dedicated to a constant quest for performance excellence. This dedication enables us to deliver award-winning, next-day LTL service to our customers year after year."

Logistics Management magazine began its Quest for Quality awards program in 1985. Since then, it has grown to be considered the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance in the industry. Each year, thousands of transportation and logistics decision-makers from all over the country determine which carriers are the "best of the best." Survey respondents rate providers on a number of objective service metrics such as: on-time performance, value, information technology, customer service, equipment and operations. Providers with the highest overall scores in their respective categories are selected to receive awards. To learn more about the Quest for Quality awards and Logistics Management magazine, visit them online at www.logisticsmgmt.com.

About New Penn
New Penn, a regional less-than-truckload motor carrier based in Lebanon, Pa. since 1931, provides industry-leading reliability and next-day service through a network of 25 service centers in the northeastern United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. New Penn is widely regarded as one of the most efficiently operated transportation providers and has one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry. A recipient of the Quest for Quality Awards from Logistics Management magazine for 22 years, New Penn received a performance excellence recognition in 2016 in the category of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic LTL Regional Carriers. For more information, visit www.newpenn.com. New Penn is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW).

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