NFI Receives Lowe’s Carrier of the Year and Platinum Carrier Awards

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Leading supply chain solutions provider, NFI, has been named the Lowe’s Carrier of the Year. Providing dedicated fleet solutions to the home improvement and appliance retailer, Lowe’s awards a transportation provider each year based on overall performance level and customer service. Lowe’s presented the awards at its 2017 Annual Lowe’s Global Transportation Conference, in Mooresville, N.C., attended by more than 200 carriers. Criteria for the award include superior performance in the categories of on-time service, load acceptance, and EDI shipment status compliance.

“We are honored to receive Lowe’s Carrier of the Year award,” said NFI President & Vice Chairman, Ike Brown. “Safely delivering product on time and providing superior customer service are the forefront of what NFI has been known for over the past 85 years of operations.”

NFI also received the Platinum Carrier Award for outstanding service. The Platinum Carrier Award is presented for on-time service in excess of 99/2 percent inbound, 99.8 percent outbound, and a compliance record of 99.8 percent for the past year. Each year, Lowe’s presents these awards to carriers that have consistently exceeded Lowe’s growing transportation needs throughout the year.

Known for safe and reliable delivery, NFI’s dedicated transportation provides customers consistent capacity and security in knowing shipments will arrive on time with product integrity. More than 2,600 drivers operate NFI’s North American dedicated fleet, representing one of the largest segments of its more than 8,300 employees.

In addition to dedicated transportation, NFI also provides non-asset transportation including brokerage and transportation management, as well as intermodal and drayage services. NFI’s elite transportation offerings provide end-to-end solutions while paired with its distribution, commercial real estate, and global logistics services.

About NFI

NFI is a fully-integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since 1932, the company generates more than $3.9 billion in annual revenue and employs over 16,800 associates. NFI owns and operates more than 70 million square feet of warehouse space alongside a dedicated fleet of 5,000 tractors and 14,300 trailers. By 2023, NFI will operate the first 100% zero-emission drayage fleet, leading the transition to zero-emission goods movement in the United States. NFI’s relentless innovation and unparalleled service deliver logistics solutions that transform the way business gets done. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, warehousing and distribution, ecommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and industrial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.