NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider, was recently named Lowe’s 2019 Dedicated Carrier of the Year, as well as its 2019 International Provider of the Year. The Dedicated Carrier and International Carrier of the Year awards acknowledge NFI for consistently providing a high level of dedicated transportation, port drayage, and transload services.
A long-time logistics partner to the home improvement and appliance retailer, NFI is known for its exceptional customer service, flexibility and agility, and innovative solutions. NFI was also named Lowe’s 2018 Dedicated Carrier of the Year, 2017 North Dedicated Carrier of the Year, and received the 2017 Transportation Partnership Award. Further, NFI was recognized as Lowe’s 2016 Carrier of the Year and received the Platinum Carrier Award for on-time service.
“NFI greatly values its longstanding partnership with Lowe’s and is honored to be recognized as its Dedicated Carrier and International Carrier of the Year,” said Ike Brown, President and Vice Chairman of NFI. “We look forward to continuing to provide outstanding service, deliver reliable solutions, and drive innovation within their supply chain.”
With a dedicated transportation and drayage fleet of over 4,500 tractors and 12,500 trailers across North America, NFI provides safe and reliable delivery, consistent capacity, and state-of-the-art technology. The logistics provider’s significant drayage presence spans nearly every major port, operating throughout the U.S. NFI is an early adopter of electric vehicles and currently runs 10 electric trucks within its drayage fleet. The company has also implemented its own charging infrastructure and plans to add more electric vehicles this year.
In addition to dedicated transportation and port drayage, the company’s integrated solutions span distribution, transportation management, brokerage, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate. NFI also offers extensive experience providing supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors spanning food and beverage, retail, ecommerce, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing.
NFI is a fully integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates more than $3 billion in annual revenue and employs over 15,000 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates more than 60 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its dedicated fleet consists of over 4,600 tractors and 13,000 trailers operated by 3,900 company drivers and leveraging partnerships with 500 independent contractors. NFI has a significant drayage presence at nearly every major U.S. port, leveraging the services of an additional 1,500 independent contractors. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, distribution, ecommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate. For more information about NFI, visit www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.