Tyson Foods salutes
18 Premier Carriers
May 25, 2012 8:42 AM
Tyson Foods Inc has named 18 of its vendor carriers as “Premier Carriers of the Year” for 2012. This is the first year the company has selected carriers for the honor.
“Each of these carriers have shown Tyson Foods that we are a valued customer,” said Bryan McDuffie, director of outside transportation. “We’re fortunate to have good working relationships with carriers that understand our business and place a premium on service, not only to us, but also to our customers.”
Select carriers were recognized for their continued commitment to Tyson Foods in several areas: service, communication, safety, innovation, and for being environmentally conscious. Tyson Foods has relationships with more than 100 carriers.
These carriers received recognition:
•Barlow Transportation Services, Faucett MO
•Comstar Enterprises Ltd, Springdale AR
•Continental Express Inc, Sidney OH
•Davis Express Inc, Starke FL
•Decker Truck Line Inc, Fort Dodge IA
•Heyl Truck Lines Inc, Akron IA
•Hill Brothers Transportation, Omaha NE
•Johnson Feed Inc, Canton SD
•K&J Trucking Inc, Sioux Falls SD
•KLLM Transport Services, Jackson MS
•Prime Inc, Springfield MO
•Stevens Transport, Dallas TX
•Shaffer Trucking, Lincoln NE
•Sub Zero Transportation Inc, Omaha NE
•Southern Refrigerated Transport, Texarkana AR
•TW Transport Refrigerated Service, Cheney WA
•TransAm, Olathe KS
•Van Wyk Inc, Sheldon IA
Founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale AR, Tyson Foods is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef, and pork, and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500. The company provides products and services throughout the United States and more than 130 nations. The company has about 115,000 employees at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and worldwide.
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