|Award Winners: Shipper of The Year|
2014: TriMas Corporation's Candace Holowiki helped to level functional silos and bring together procurement, logistics, operations, and continuous improvement, a move that now saves TriMas millions annually.
2013: Dixon Ticonderoga vertically integrated their manufacturing and distribution processes and saved $5 million in logistics costs in the process.
2012: Best Buy's flexible transportation program has enabled an innovative store remodel strategy—and helped cut price per shipment by just over 30 percent in its first year running
2011: Stein Mart's new supply chain is significantly different from the way it historically shipped freight from domestic vendors to stores, resulting in a $20 million dollar save.
2010: Armstrong decided to bring logistics and transportation back under its own roof to tighten controls, establish carrier measurement, and rack up the savings.
2009: USG put fuel costs in check, making carriers accountable, reduced total freight claims, and maintained carrier acceptance rates above 99 percent. As a result, USG rose to the top of its game—and took customer satisfaction to new heights in near record time.