AFS announces winners of company’s inaugural LTL Carrier of the Year award

AFS declares winners of firm’s inaugural LTL Provider of the Yr award

SHREVEPORT, La. (April 5, 2023) – AFS Logistics (afs.internet) declares the winners of its inaugural LTL Provider of the Yr Award. AFS created this honor to acknowledge the nationwide, tremendous regional and regional LTL carriers that finest exemplified excellent efficiency and repair in the course of the earlier yr.

AFS took a two-pronged method to find out the award recipients. The corporate used quantitative metrics like invoicing accuracy, variety of freight claims and on-time efficiency to guage carriers, whereas additionally soliciting votes from purchasers and workers to gauge subjective issues like ease of doing enterprise and responsiveness to inquiries and points. These award winners narrowly beat out different top-performing carriers in a extremely aggressive choice course of:

• Nationwide – Outdated Dominion Freight Line

• Tremendous regional – Southeastern Freight Traces

• Regional – Ward Transport & Logistics

“Excessive-performing carriers are so vital for the well being of the market, and I wish to prolong our congratulations and due to not solely this yr’s winners, however our whole LTL provider base,” says Kevin Day, President, LTL, AFS Logistics. “As 3PLs, shippers and carriers attempt to take advantage of environment friendly use of obtainable capability, relationships that facilitate suggestions and steady enchancment drive effectivity and financial savings for all events. Awards like LTL provider of the yr recognition are an vital a part of that suggestions loop.”

AFS conducts common conferences with carriers all year long to not solely advocate for purchasers and share efficiency updates, however to assist assist provider initiatives to drive larger effectivity into their networks. For instance, if carriers wish to develop volumes inside a detailed radius of their supply services or pursue different targets for market share, AFS can discover alternatives in its $1.2 billion of annual LTL spend to assist carriers enhance volumes of fascinating cargo whereas serving to shippers discover optimum provider options.

“The LTL market has advanced considerably lately, with carriers changing into extra selective concerning the volumes they tackle and who they work with,” says Day. “We’re all incentivized to flush out something that prices carriers and shippers more money and strains relationships, whether or not it’s bill errors, missed pickups, delays or different inefficiencies. We’re proud to honor this yr’s highest performers and we look ahead to recognizing extra carriers within the years forward.”

About AFS Logistics

AFS Logistics helps greater than 1,800 corporations throughout greater than 35 international locations drive sustained financial savings and operational enhancements, whereas turning their logistics operations into aggressive, customer-centric differentiators. As a non-asset primarily based and non-asset biased 3PL, AFS offers a spread of logistics providers, that includes freight and parcel audit, parcel value administration, LTL value administration and transportation administration, which incorporates freight brokerage and freight forwarding. Based in 1982 and using a workforce of greater than 380 logistics teammates in eight main places throughout the U.S. and Canada, AFS is commonly a part of the Inc. 5000 record of quickest rising corporations. To study extra, go to www.afs.internet.


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