XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: XPO), a leading provider of non-asset based, third-party logistics in the transportation industry, has been recognized by UPS for the performance of its Express-1 business unit. Express-1 was named Carrier of the Year by the UPS Freight Urgent Services group, based on a 2011 analysis of customer service metrics and satisfaction ratings.
Jeff Curry, president of Express-1, said, “This honor means a great deal to our team, because it reflects the value we deliver to UPS as a key partner in the supply chain. It’s also a tribute to our exceptional owner operators, who share our commitment to the UPS relationship.”
Brian Whitley, director of UPS Freight Urgent Services, said, “Express-1 was our group’s leading provider of third party ground carrier logistics in 2011, and ranked highest in all seven categories of service to UPS, as well as on-time performance. We have confidence in Express-1’s ability to come through for our customers.”
Express-1 is the fifth largest U.S. expedited freight service provider, according to The Journal of Commerce.About XPO Logistics, Inc. Founded in 1989, XPO Logistics, Inc. is a non-asset based, third-party logistics services provider that uses a network of relationships with ground, sea and air carriers to find the best transportation solutions for its customers. The company offers its services through three distinct business units: Express 1, Inc. (expedited transportation solutions); Concert Group Logistics, Inc. (domestic and international freight forwarding); and Bounce Logistics, Inc. (premium truckload brokerage). XPO Logistics serves more than 4,000 retail, commercial, manufacturing and industrial customers through six U.S. operations centers and 25 agent locations. www.xpologistics.com