APL Logistics Named Carrier of the Year by Barilla Pasta
APL Logistics of Scottsdale, Arizona, provides over the road trucking and intermodal services for Barilla in the U.S. They explain that they achieved perfect scores in categories such as on-time pick-up and delivery and load completion, exceeding requirements and expectations set by Barilla.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by Barilla America for the Carrier of the Year award as it is testament of APL Logistics’ capability in meeting supply chain demands of our customers,” said Bill Villalon, Senior Vice President, Automotive and Land Transport Services for APL Logistics. “The award encourages us to continue to deliver and excel in our performance.”
Barilla’s Carrier of the Year program was started five years ago to encourage and recognize high service standards among its logistics providers. The company also conferred on APL Logistics in 2013 its Carrier of the Quarter Award for delivering the best service performance among the carrier partners of Barilla America in the third quarter of 2013.
“Barilla’s Carrier of the Quarter and Year awards enable us to provide feedback and encourage our carrier partners to achieve excellence expected by our very demanding customers,” said Craig Gillis, Barilla’s Director of Logistics and Customer Service for the Americas.
Barilla is the top dry pasta maker worldwide. The food manufacturer sells its more than 1,500 products in over 125 countries. The Barilla business encompasses pasta and sauces, along with additional pasta and baked goods operations.
About APL Logistics
The Company, a unit of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NPTOF) (NOL), provides international, integrated supply chain services in more than 60 countries, including origin and destination services such as freight consolidation, warehousing and distribution management.