Horizon Earns Quest for Quality Award

Friday, August 21, 2009

Horizon Lines, Inc., (NYSE:HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has earned a 2009 Quest for Quality Award in the ocean carrier category from Logistics Management magazine.

The Quest for Quality award recognizes leading logistics and transportation providers for service excellence and customer satisfaction based on performance, value, information technology, customer service, equipment and operations.
 
The Quest for Quality Award is based on a wide-ranging survey conducted each year by Logistics Management, a leading monthly publication for supply chain professionals. The publication surveys qualified buyers of logistics and transportation services to evaluate providers on service excellence and customer satisfaction.

Horizon Lines is the only ocean carrier serving each of the domestic U.S. trades of Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and Puerto Rico. In recent years, the company has been recognized consistently by both customers and industry experts for service excellence and schedule integrity.

In the second quarter of 2009, Horizon Lines topped the list of ocean carriers worldwide for schedule reliability with 100% on time performance, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants. Earlier this year, Horizon Lines was awarded the Platinum Carrier Award from home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc. for providing 100% on-time service in 2008. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. named Horizon Lines Jones Act Carrier of the Year for 2008 to recognize best-in-class schedule reliability and exceptional customer service.

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Schlumberger Announces Q1 Results

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported first-quarter 2014 revenue from continuing operations of $11.24 billion versus $11.91 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, and $10.

Russia Ships First Oil From Offshore Arctic Platform

President Vladimir Putin hailed Russia's first shipment of Arctic offshore oil on Friday, saying the platform decried by environmentalists will help Moscow expand its global energy markets share.

Shipping Turns From Banks to Equity Markets for Cash

Shipping companies are turning to equity markets to fill a growing funding gap, betting that investors hungry for decent returns will provide capital to a sector

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1209 sec (8 req/sec)