SALT LAKE CITY – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC – the nation’s first and one of the largest providers of third party logistics services – recently honored nine carrier partners that played a significant role in the company’s success in 2016. The awards were presented in January at the company’s annual convention.
The following carriers were selected by the Unishippers franchise system based on service quality and performance, loss and damage events, customer service, claims resolution and overall commitment to partnership:
- 2016 Asset-Light LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: Frontline Freight
- 2016 Midwest Region LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: Holland
- 2016 Northeast Region LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: A Duie Pyle and Ward Transport & Logistics Corp
- 2016 Western Region LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: Reddaway
- 2016 Southeast Region LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: Southeastern Freight Lines
- 2016 Multi-Regional LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: SAIA
- 2016 National LTL Carrier Partner of the Year: YRC Freight
- 2016 LTL Platinum Partner of the Year: Estes
“The most fundamental aspect of our business is having reliable carrier partners that we can trust day in and day out to promptly deliver our customer’s shipments with excellence. Their performance ultimately impacts our customer relationships and reputation,” said Kevin Lathrop, CEO and President of Unishippers. “We have the upmost trust in each of these carriers, and truly appreciate all their hard work.”
Unishippers was created with the simple idea that by partnering with major shipping suppliers and reselling their services, negotiated discounts and an increased level of customer service would be passed on to small and medium-sized businesses. With a carefully selected carrier network of more than 30 local, regional and national freight carriers and a groundbreaking relationship with UPS®, Unishippers has earned an outstanding reputation among its more than 50,000 customers for being able to provide the rates and customer service generally reserved for Fortune 500 companies.
About Unishippers Global Logistics
Unishippers Global Logistics (“Unishippers” or the “Company”) is a leading provider of third party logistics services to over 50,000 small and medium-sized businesses through a network of nearly 300 franchise locations and affiliate outlets. The Company offers small package and heavy freight services, including LTL, FTL and air freight through UPS®, Saia®, Estes®, YRC Freight and UPS Freight® and other major carriers to manage the pickup, transport and delivery of customers’ shipments. The franchisees leverage the scale of the combined network to offer customers attractive shipping rates and are committed to providing best in class service. Unishippers’ strategy has resulted in significant growth year after year, and the Company has been recognized as a top freight broker by Transport Topics and a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and the Inc. 5000. The Company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit: www.unishippers.com.