Ryder awards top partners

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MIAMI, Fla. –Ryder System recognized its top-performing Canadian carriers during its recent 2009 Ryder Carrier Quality Awards presentations.

Vitran Express won the LTL Interregional category, Kingsway Transport was named tops in the Canadian LTL division and Bison Transport was best in the Canadian truckload category.

“In spite of last year’s challenging economy with declining freight volumes, these carriers still managed to perform above expectations and deliver exceptional service to customers,” said Ryder vice-president and general manager of global transportation management, Todd Carter. “We are pleased to recognize and honour the top-performing 2009 carriers who understand the demanding requirements of our transportation services and share our commitment to helping customers operate more efficiently.”

Carriers were judged on: on-time performance; claims handling; customer service; technology applications; economic value; and innovation.

“We are honoured to have been chosen for this award and will continue to build on our strong partnership with Ryder,” said Brian Kuzdub, senior business development manager with two-time winner Bison Transport.

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