For the third year, Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE TSN) has named a select group of its third-party contract carriers as Premier Carriers of the Year. Several of the 19 honored carriers are repeat recipients.
Carriers of the Year are recognized for their commitment to customer service, communication, safety, innovation, and for being environmental stewards. In addition to its own fleet of more than 2,600 tractors, Tyson Foods has relationships with more than l00 third-party carriers to move products and raw materials to its locations and customers.
These carriers were recognized:
•Anderson Transportation of Forreston IL
•Barlow Truck Line of Faucett MO (two-year recipient)
•Comstar Enterprise Inc of Springdale AR (three-year recipient)
•Davis Express Inc of Starke FL (three-year recipient)
•Dee King Trucking LP of Amarillo TX
•Distribution Solutions Inc of Harrison AR (two-year recipient)
•Heyl Truck Line Inc of Akron IA (three-year recipient)
•J S Helwig and Son Inc of Terrell TX (two-year recipient)
•John Christner Trucking Inc of Sapulpa OK (two-year recipient)
•Johnson Feed Inc of Canton SD (three-year recipient)
•K&B Transportation Inc of South Sioux City NE
•K and J Trucking Inc of Sioux Falls SD (three-year recipient)
•Maverick Transportation LLC of North Little Rock AR
•Schuster Co of Le Mars IA
•Sub Zero Transportation of Omaha NE (three-year recipient)
•T W Transport Refrigerated Service of Cheney WA (three-year recipient)
•Van Wyk Inc of Sheldon IA (three-year recipient)
•Wild West Express of Las Cruces NM
•Zeitner & Sons Inc of Omaha NE (two-year recipient)
Tyson Foods, with headquarters in Springdale AR, is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef, and pork. The company provides products and services throughout the United States and approximately 130 nations. It has about 115,000 team members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and worldwide.
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