Schneider National Awarded Walmart’s 2011 General Merchandise
Diamond Carrier of the Year
Schneider National recognized for “going above and beyond to
exceed expectations and service its customers”
GREEN BAY, Wis. – (January 11, 2012) – Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has been selected as Walmart’s 2011 General Merchandise Diamond Carrier of the Year. The award was presented to Schneider National at Walmart’s annual carrier conference in Rogers, Ark.
“In going above and beyond to exceed expectations, Schneider has continuously separated themselves from other carrier partners in the field,” said Ken Braunbach, senior director of carrier relations at Walmart, in a letter of commendation. “The company’s overall dedication to customer service, operational excellence and ability to provide creative solutions to complex supply chain opportunities sets them apart and raises the bar for quality in the industry.”
This award isn’t the first time the retailer has honored Schneider National for its overall performance. In 2007 Walmart presented the company with the Intermodal Carrier of the Year award, and in 2009 Schneider National’s China operation received the Most Contribution Award from Walmart China for its response to the earthquake disaster.
Walmart awards general merchandise Carrier of the Year awards in three categories, with Diamond being for the largest carrier partners.
“Winning the General Merchandise Diamond Carrier of the Year award recognizes the Schneider team’s aggregate performance — delivering service, meeting our commitments, proactive communication and ultimately mutual benefit for Walmart and Schneider,” said Mark Rourke, president, truckload services, Schneider National. “We are proud to be acknowledged by Walmart for the value we continue to bring to the market: significant capacity, dependable service and proactive collaboration.”
Schneider provides multimodal service throughout North America, including Dedicated, Regional, Intermodal, Expedited, Van/Truckload services, Import Drayage, Warehousing and Logistics Services. Schneider National also delivers domestic transportation and warehousing services in China.
About Schneider National, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of truckload, logistics and intermodal services. Serving more than two-thirds of the FORTUNE 500 companies, Schneider National offers the broadest portfolio of services in the industry. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include Van Truckload, Dedicated, Regional, Bulk, Intermodal, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Port Logistics services.
A $3.1 billion company, Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for more than 76 years. For more information about Schneider National, visit www.schneider.com.