Award Winners: Shipper of the Year


  • SOY2011: 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.
  • 2008: Lowe’s raises the bar on performance metrics with its core carriers. The home-improvement retailer has successfully captured significant supply chain savings and efficiencies by focusing on key drivers to deliver superior customer service, and transportation objectives.
  • 2007: Dole Foods keeps its cool under pressure. When VP of Supply Chain Robert Engel found himself at the center of a health scare capturing the nation’s headlines, he responded by examining core competencies and controlling collateral damage.
  • 2006: Big Lots demonstrates how improvements in process management, communications, and performance
    measurement created results for the company.
  • 2005: Johnson & Johnson’s Global Transportation Organization changes the way this leading manufacturer
    of health care products views transportation - and grooms a diverse, talented staff in the process.
  • 2004: Best Buy Company finds that an exclusive relationship with a provider can yield greater savings,
    efficiencies, and customer loyalty.

  > Nominate a company or other NASSTRAC shipper members for next year's award!

NASSTRAC and the editors of Logistics Management magazine invite NASSTRAC members to nominate companies or other NASSTRAC shipper members for the NASSTRAC/Logistics Management magazine "Shipper of the Year" award. Carriers are also welcome to nominate shipper customers. The award recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence in transportationand/or logistics strategies.