Swift Transportation Awarded Provider of the Year by Target

Dépèche transmise le 29 août 2011 par Business Wire

Swift Transportation Awarded Provider of the Year by Target

Swift Transportation Awarded Provider of the Year by Target

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phoenix, AZ-based Swift Transportation (NYSE: SWFT) (http://www.swifttrans.com) has been named a 2010 Provider of the Year for the Target Transportation Division. In addition to the Provider of the Year, Target awarded six all-star awards to individual team members for their exemplary efforts to go above and beyond for Target Transportation.

The award from Target stated, “Swift Transportation provided exemplary support to Target during 2010, excelling in all business areas, including inbound to RDC, outbound RDC to store and outbound FDC to store. Swift Transportation reliably met and exceeded Target’s capacity and consistency expectations throughout 2010. Swift’s performance during Target’s peak season, both as a primary carrier and as a back-up when needed, was particularly appreciated. Swift continues to excel in teamwork, effective communication and creative solutions. Target is grateful for the efforts of the talented and dedicated Swift team. We look forward to even greater successes and partnership in 2011.”

Target’s transportation team grants the Provider of the Year award to a select group of supplier companies. This award is for carriers who consistently exhibit strong performance throughout the year. Carriers who receive this award are strong strategic partners who help us drive the business to the next level.

“The Target and Swift relationship is exactly what we strive to maintain with our customers. The entire Swift team is proud to not only receive the Provider of the Year award, but also the individual recognitions for the six all-star performers dedicated to the Target account. This marks the 15th carrier award Swift has received in 2011, keeping pace to break last year’s record of 25 awards. Carrier awards are a testament to Swift’s commitment to be the best-in-class service provider for our customers. The New Swift Way is revolutionizing the way we do business in every department. The future of Swift is a world class, nimble organization, focused on our wildly important goals and aligned to achieve results,” - Richard Stocking, President - Swift Transportation.

About Swift

Swift Transportation (NYSE: SWFT, http://www.swifttrans.com) is based in Phoenix, Arizona. As of March 31, 2011, Swift operated a tractor fleet of approximately 16,900 units comprised of 12,800 tractors driven by company drivers and 4,100 owner-operator tractors, a fleet of 49,300 trailers, and 5,700 intermodal containers from 34 major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico. Swift offers customers the opportunity for "one-stop shopping" for their truckload transportation needs through a broad spectrum of services and equipment. Swift’s extensive suite of services includes general, dedicated and cross-border U.S./Mexico/Canada service, temperature-controlled, flatbed and specialized trailers, in addition to rail intermodal and non-asset based freight brokerage and logistics management services, making it an attractive choice for a broad array of customers.

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