HOLLAND, Mich., March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holland, a transportation industry leader in next-day delivery, has been named 2016 LTL Carrier of the Year by Vehicle Service Group (VSG) for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes performance across four critical competencies that include on-time pickup and delivery, administrative capabilities and safety.
The award is based on highest total quarterly scores related to:
- Operational Performance: On-time pickup, on-time delivery, corrective actions
- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)/Financial: Accurate transmission of shipment details and invoices
- Claim-free loads, average days open and recovery percentage
- Safety and Responsibility: SmartWay partnership and FMCSA compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) scores
"We are truly honored to receive this award from our partners at Vehicle Service Group," said Holland President Scott Ware. "I couldn't be more proud of our hardworking employees who have made this award possible, and for making Holland one of the best LTL carriers in the industry. I also want to thank VSG
for this recognition and their continued partnership."
Last year, Holland was honored with two carrier awards from VSG. Holland was named 2015 LTL Carrier of the Year and was also selected as its first Overall 2015 Carrier of the Year. Recently, Holland earned the 2016 LTL Carrier of the Year award from Johnson Controls for sustaining the highest levels of delivery excellence.
VSG, a global leader in the vehicle service industry, comprises 13 major vehicle lifting and collision repair brands. VSG is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, manufacturers of a range of light and heavy-duty vehicle lifting and storage lift equipment.
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 Quest for Quality award for 31
consecutive years, was honored for performance excellence in the Midwest/North Central LTL Regional Motor Carriers category in 2016. For more information, visit hollandregional.com. Holland is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW).
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