WEST CHESTER, PA, - A. Duie Pyle, a leading Northeast transportation and logistics provider, received the "2011 Menlo Worldwide Logistics Package Carrier Safety Award" for excellence in the safe transport of products for The Dow Chemical Company. The award recognizes A. Duie Pyle, among eligible carriers in Dow's North American Road Package sector, for performing at the highest levels of service performance and safety compliance.
"A. Duie Pyle is within the core group of carriers who transport 80% of Dow's freight nationally, which is a distinction," said Tom Walker, A. Duie Pyle's director of chemical markets and compliance. "As the only Northeast Regional LTL Responsible Care carrier, we handle a lot of volume and we appreciate the recognition for our company's investment in safety."
Presented by Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the award is based on the global criteria set forth by Dow. Top safety carriers must achieve both zero serious and moderate incidents, and incur no more than one minor incident over the course of the year. Carriers who qualify must also be in good standing in the four key areas of safety reporting, on-time performance, EDI compliance and emergency response.
This year Pyle's partner carrier, Southeastern Freight Lines, was also recognized.
About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics specializes in the integration of all functions across the supply chain, from sourcing of raw materials, through product manufacturing to the distribution of finished goods. Menlo's fully integrated supply chain management solutions help customers achieve more efficient global supply chains by improving their processes, lowering their costs for systems integration and management, and improving decision support and visibility of their worldwide inventory. The company's ultimate goal is to deliver measurable profitability improvement and a strategic advantage to the customer through their operations, located throughout North America and at strategic points in Europe, Asia/Pacific and Latin America. For more information about Menlo visit www.con-way.com/en/logistics.
About The Dow Chemical Company
Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2011, Dow had annual sales of $60 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
About A. Duie Pyle
Headquartered in West Chester, PA, A. Duie Pyle is the Northeast's premier transportation and logistics provider, with extended LTL service coverage into the Southeast, Midwest, and Canada. "Pyle People Deliver" is its corporate promise to customers that outstanding service will always be its first and foremost mission. A family-owned and operated business for 88 years, the company provides a complete range of transportation and distribution services. A. Duie Pyle LTL Services operates 18 Service Centers, strategically located throughout the region, with direct service to the Caribbean. A. Duie Pyle Transport Services Group provides specialized truckload services to meet the short-haul needs in the Northeast. A. Duie Pyle Warehousing and Distribution operates with more than two million square feet of public and contract warehousing space and is fully integrated with the company's LTL and TL service offerings for seamless distribution. For information about A. Duie Pyle capabilities, visit http://www.aduiepyle.com or call 800-523-5020.