OAK BROOK, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services throughout North America, announced that it has been recently recognized as the Walmart 2013 Intermodal Carrier of the Year for providing outstanding service, effective communication and superior transportation solutions.
"Hub Group has continued to provide Walmart with exceptional service while maintaining excellent safety standards," noted Kevin Jones, Vice President of Inbound Transportation and Ken Braunbach, Senior Director of Carrier Relations for Walmart in a letter of commendation to Hub Group. "It has always been a pleasure dealing with Hub Group's management staff, administrative staff and transportation teams. Walmart looks forward to continuing to build on our transportation alliance."
Hub Group is one of eleven trucking and transportation providers that Walmart Transportation has recognized as Carrier of the Year. Walmart awards the designation each year to companies who provide logistical support to the retailer's stores, Sam's Club locations and distribution facilities.
"We are very pleased to be recognized as the Walmart Intermodal Carrier of the Year for the second consecutive year," said David P. Yeager, Hub Group's Chairman and CEO. "We are proud of this achievement and are pleased that Walmart recognizes our commitment to strategic planning, proactive communication and mutual team work. We look forward to building upon this success in the future."
About Hub Group
Hub Group is a $3.4 billion asset light freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. The Company operates through a network of offices throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.hubgroup.com.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 200 million customers and members visit our 10,400 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmartnewsroom. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.
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