Tyson Foods Inc. has named 18 of its vendor carriers as “Premier Carries of the Year” for 2013. This is the second year the company has selected carriers for the honor.
“These carriers are completely focused on who and what they want to be; they understand our business and place a premium on service,” said Bryan McDuffie, director of Tyson’s contract carrier division. “What’s more, each of them make sound decisions and have proven their dedication to our company.”
Select carriers were recognized for their continued commitment to Tyson Foods. in several key areas: service, communication, safety, innovation and for being environmental stewards.
Tyson Foods has relationships with more than 100 carriers.
The following carriers received this recognition:
Comstar Enterprises, LTD. of Springdale, Ark.
Davis Express, Inc. of Starke, Fla.
Decker Truck Line, Inc. of Fort Dodge, Iowa
Distribution Solutions, Inc. of Harrison, Ark.
Heiter Truck Line, Inc. of Spencer, Iowa
Heyl Truck Lines, Inc. of Akron, Iowa
J.S. Helwig & Son LLC of Terrell, Texas
John Christner Trucking of Sapulpa, Okla.
Johnson Feed Inc. of Canton, S.D.
K&J Trucking, Inc. of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Prime, Inc. of Springfield, Mo.
Sharkey Transportation, Inc. of Quincy, Ill.
Stevens Transport of Dallas, Texas
Sub Zero Transportation, Inc. of Omaha, Neb.
TW Transport Refrigerated Service of Cheney, Wash.
TransX Group of Companies of Winnipeg, MB
Van Wyk, Inc. of Sheldon, Iowa
Zeitner & Sons, Inc. of Omaha, Neb.