JOPLIN, Mo., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has won the Service in Excellence Award from United Sugars Corporation for 2013. It's the sixth consecutive year the company has earned this distinction from North America's leading marketer of industrial sugar. Con-way Truckload received the honor based on its superior shipping performance, on-time service and reliability.
To qualify for the award, the carrier must have shipped 500 loads of sugar and received no more than five customer complaints within 12 months. Con-way Truckload shipped 528 loads and received one complaint. Con-way Truckload currently ships out of United Sugars' facilities in Florida, North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. The award was presented at United Sugars' recent carrier conference in Fargo, N.D
"We've been recognizing our carriers with this award for 12 years now and Con-way Truckload continues to prove to us — year over year — that customer service is their top priority," said Darla Willoughby, transportation manager of administration and carrier development at United Sugars. "It's a privilege to witness their continued success and we're pleased to take a moment to recognize them among their peers for their continued excellence meeting our unique service requirements.""It takes a team of professionals working together at Con-way Truckload to reach this level of service," said Saul Gonzalez, president of Con-way Truckload. "This recognition rests solely with this team and is a direct result of their hard work, collaboration and commitment to providing United Sugars with the best service in the industry. We thank them and congratulate them for earning this award once again from United Sugars." Follow the company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/True2BlueJobs Con-way equipment images are available at www.con-way.com/en/about_con_way/newsroom About Con-way Truckload Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is an operating company of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) and a leading provider of expedited, time-definite full-truckload transportation services across North America. Formerly Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), Con-way Truckload today employs over 3,000 drivers with a fleet of more than 2,700 tractors and 8,000 trailers operating throughout the United States as well as internationally in Mexico and Canada. The company provides full-truckload transportation serving the transcontinental shipping needs of commercial and industrial businesses as well as sister company Con-way Freight. For more about Con-way Truckload, visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com/truckload or call (800) 641-4747. Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) is a $5.6 billion diversified freight transportation and global logistics company. SOURCE Con-way Truckload