C R England, a global transportation provider, has been recognized as the 2008 Dedicated Grocery Carrier of the Year and 2008 Grocery Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. This is the first time Wal-Mart has honored a transportation provider with two awards in one year.
“These awards are a significant honor for our company and our people,” said Dan England, chairman of the board of C R England. “We’re appreciative of Wal-Mart for acknowledging our corporate commitment to customer service and operational excellence and our ability to find solutions to meet their transportation challenges. We value our partnership and are grateful for this recognition.”
“Wal-Mart realizes the continued pressure and challenges facing the transportation industry,” said Ken Braunbach, Wal-Mart’s senior director of carrier relations in a letter of commendation. C R England’s “ability to rise above these obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence.”
The second award C R England received was 2008 Grocery Carrier of the Year. This award speaks to top performance in its national, Mexico, intermodal, and regional operations and recognizes dedication, commitment, and support of all the firm’s employees. As a customer since 2005, the company has grown with Wal-Mart more each year, with most of that growth in the past year.