CONCORD, N.C., Dec. 16, 2010  -- CHEP, the global leader in pallet and container pooling services, recently recognized Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation for superior achievements as one of its transportation partners at the 2010 Carrier Symposium held in Orlando.

For the second year in a row, Cardinal was awarded the CHEP 2010 Dedicated Provider of the Year based on the performance of all dedicated fleets which exceeded performance goals, and delivered significant costs savings and world-class customer service. Cardinal posted an overall On-Time Performance rate of 98.09%, savings of $1.5 million and a trailer to load ratio of 0.75.

"We at Cardinal are proud to receive this prestigious award from CHEP for the second year in a row," said Vin McLoughlin, chairman of the board at Cardinal. "CHEP is an industry leader with a most sophisticated supply chain team and strategy. Our team at Cardinal works assiduously every minute to exceed CHEP's rigorous expectations and we applaud their efforts."

Bill Wade, Vice President, Logistics at CHEP USA, said: "We are pleased to recognize the top performing organizations like Cardinal Logistics for their contributions over the past year. Cardinal and CHEP's other partners play a critical role in our effort to lower costs in the supply chain and reduce waste in the environment."

In 2009, Cardinal was recognized by CHEP with three awards – Dedicated Provider of the Year, Dedicated Fleet of the Year and Highest On-Time Performance.

About CHEP

CHEP is the global leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. The company has more than 7,000 employees supporting more than 345,000 customer locations in 45 countries. Combining superior technology and an asset base of about 300 million pallets and containers, CHEP offers its customers exceptional value, a platform that enables reduction in customer product damage, and an environmentally sustainable logistical solution. Supply chains served include consumer goods, produce, beverage and the automotive industry. With global partners that include Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Kellogg's, Kraft, Nestle, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for Handling the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. For more information about CHEP, visit:

About Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation

Headquartered in Concord, N.C., Cardinal is one of the country's leading dedicated transportation solution providers. Cardinal's logistics experts work directly with clients to optimize their supply chains by developing and implementing customized transportation solutions including specialized equipment and handling, and integrated technology. Cardinal's services include dedicated contract carriage, home and jobsite delivery, transportation management, supply chain consulting, warehousing and distribution to companies like AutoZone, Eastman Kodak Company, KraftMaid Cabinetry and Office Depot. To learn more, visit

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