BUCHANAN, Mich., March 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Express-1, a division of Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. (AMEX:XPO), a premium transportation and logistics provider, has received the Redbud Business of the Year award from the Chamber of Commerce. Express-1, which was recently named one of Inbound Logistics' Top 100 Motor Freight Carriers, was recognized by the Chamber for its volunteer efforts in the community. Jeff Curry, President of Express-1, said, "Being named the Redbud Business of the Year is an honor for our employees. We think it is very important to support the communities where our employees raise their families. Our business is very dependent on having the right culture for our employees to work, and we feel our community efforts help develop a very productive and fun atmosphere for our employees. I know we are doing things right when I see our employees at the store on a Sunday and they are proudly wearing an Express-1 shirt or hat. I am also pleased that our award was signed by State Senator John Proos, State Representative Sharon Tyler, and the Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Congressman Fred Upton."
About Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc.
Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. is a non-asset based services organization focused on premium transportation through its business segments, Express-1, Inc. (Buchanan, Michigan), Concert Group Logistics, Inc. (CGL) (Downers Grove, Illinois), and Bounce Logistics, Inc. (South Bend, Indiana). These segments are focused on premium services that include same-day, time-sensitive transportation and domestic and international freight forwarding. The Company's expedited ground coverage includes all of North America. The Company provides freight forwarding services with global coverage including air and ocean container freight services. Serving more than 2,000 customers, the Company's premium transportation offerings are provided through one of five operation centers located in: Buchanan, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; Downers Grove, Illinois; Rochester Hills, Michigan and Tampa, Florida. The Company's operating model can be described as non-asset or asset light, as independent contractors and capacity through brokerage agreements fulfill the trucking services for most of its shipments. Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE AMEX Equities Exchange under the symbol XPO. For more information about the Company, visit www.express-1.com .
CONTACT: Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. Mike Welch 269-429-9761 Mike.Welch@xpocorporate.com