Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ), domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has been awarded the 2008 Platinum Carrier Award by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., based in Mooresville, N.C.
Lowe's presented the Platinum Carrier Award, the company's highest honor for transportation providers, to Horizon Lines for providing 100% on-time service. Scott W. Fernandez, Vice President, Coastwise Shipping and General Manager, Eastern Region Sales accepted on behalf of the carrier.
This recognition marks the third consecutive year Horizon Lines has received the Platinum Carrier Award. Each year since 2001, Horizon Lines has earned Lowe's Outstanding Ocean Service Provider Award for service in the U.S. domestic ocean trades to Alaska and Hawaii.