OAK BROOK, Ill., March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hub Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG), one of the largest multi-modal solutions providers in North America, announced that its division Unyson has been named Strategic Provider of the Year for 2016 by Toyota Motor North America, Service Parts & Accessories Operations (SPAO).
“We were excited to bring our expertise to the table to solve a distribution challenge for such a reputable, global auto giant,” stated Brian Alexander, Executive Vice President of Unyson. “Everyone on the Toyota team and throughout our entire organization truly appreciates this honor.”
Unyson developed a customized supply chain solution with dealer direct distribution. The company used its superior optimization tools to create cost efficiencies of $8 million in transportation and a lead-time reduction of three days across the SPAO network. “Unyson’s technology and visibility tools, along with their expertise in transportation and distribution, delivered the best possible solutions for our customers, while eliminating the handling of heavyweight shipments in our facilities,” said Doug Vos, Senior Manager Transportation, Continuity & Compliance, Toyota Motor North America.
Hub Group has a long, successful track record with Toyota, delivering multi-modal solutions since 1996. Through the years Hub Group has received several service and performance honors, including: Intermodal Carrier of the Year (2012, 2013), Highway Carrier of the Year (2015), and Strategic Provider of the Year (2016), along with three Kaizen Challenge Awards.
About Hub Group
Hub Group is a transportation management company that provides multi-modal solutions throughout North America, including intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. As a publicly traded company with over $3.6 billion in revenue, Hub Group’s organization of over 2,500 employees delivers innovative, customer-focused solutions and industry leading service to help customers better control supply chains and their costs. For more information, visit www.hubgroup.com.
As a division of Hub Group, Inc., Unyson specializes in enhancing supply chain performance by leveraging industry-leading practices, experienced professionals and state-of-the-art technology to provide management solutions that support clients’ strategic initiatives and deliver supply chain excellence. For more information, visit www.unyson.com.
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