NRS Named 2011 Top 100 Motor Carrier
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ (September 29, 2011) – For the second year in a row National Retail Systems, Inc. (NRS), a leading provider of global logistics services to U.S. retailers and manufacturers, has been named a Top 100 Motor Carrier by Inbound Logistics magazine, a trade journal covering the international trade, logistics and transportation industries.
Since 1953, NRS has been providing logistics solutions to the world’s largest retailers, pharmaceutical companies and consumer goods manufacturers. The company was recently honored for their environmental efforts and received a 2011 Collaborative Commerce Achievement Award from the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association (VICS). The VICS Empty Miles Service helps reduce emissions and energy consumption producing positive results for the company, their clients and the environment.
According to Felicia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics, “Given today’s economic challenges, and the complexity of better matching supply to demand, it’s impressive that National Retail Systems continues to provide the kinds of motor freight solutions Inbound Logistics readers need. Inbound Logistics is proud to recognize NRS as a 2011 Top 100 Motor Freight Carrier.” National Retail Systems has proven that understanding customer’s complex needs is the key to success.
TOP 100 SELECTION METHODOLOGY
Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Motor Carriers list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers we feel are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving motor freight transportation needs. Distilling the Top 100 is never an easy task. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to our readers’ burgeoning motor freight and logistics challenges. IL editors selected this year’s class of Top 100 Motor Carriers from a pool of more than 200 companies. The service providers we selected are companies that, in the opinion of IL editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers’ unique supply chain and logistics needs.
Since 1953, National Retail Systems Inc. has pioneered many of the retail logistics processes considered cutting edge today. The company operates an international network of transportation and distribution assets focused on one goal – delivering efficient and reliable logistics solutions to America’s leading brands. NRS delivers competitive supply chain advantage – from factory all the way to the store – offering factory pick-up in Asia; international consolidation; freight forwarding; value-added services; import management; transload; distribution and warehousing; DC bypass; nationwide full-truckload and LTL transportation; pool point services; dedicated fleets; yard management; and store delivery.
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Inbound Logistics the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine’s editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com