Downers Grove, IL, August 21, 2003 – Hub Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HUBG) announced today it has received an Outstanding Service award from DuPont Logistics, based on the carrier’s record of customer satisfaction, safety, and zero distribution incidents in 2002.
Hub Group was among 23 U.S. motor carriers honored with Outstanding Service awards during the annual DuPont Package Carrier Safety and Security Meeting in Wilmington, Delaware, attended by more than 150 representatives from about 80 package truck carriers. The conference focused on how carriers can improve their safety and security procedures while also improving their service to DuPont businesses.
“These carriers are among the very best the trucking industry has to offer large, complex shippers such as DuPont,” said Mario Hegewald, Leader of the DuPont Global Logistics Center of Excellence. “Their outstanding service, a sharp focus on DuPont businesses and their customers, and leading safety performance are among the key factors that led us to choose them as our partners. During 2002, these carriers delivered on all fronts.”
DuPont is a science company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by solving problems and creating solutions that make people’s lives better, safer, and easier. Operating in more than 70 countries, the company offers a wide range of products and services to markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.
Hub Group, Inc., headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a leading non-asset-based freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truckload, LTL, air freight, international and related logistics and distribution services. The Company operates through an extensive network of more than 30 offices throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, and had 2002 sales of approximately $1.3 billion.