XPO Logistics’ Express-1 Business Named Carrier of the Year by UPS Urgent Services

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: XPO), a leading provider of non-asset based, third-party logistics in the transportation industry, has been recognized by UPS for the performance of its Express-1 business unit. Express-1 was named Carrier of the Year by the UPS Freight Urgent Services group, based on a 2011 analysis of customer service metrics and satisfaction ratings.

Jeff Curry, president of Express-1, said, "This honor means a great deal to our team, because it reflects the value we deliver to UPS as a key partner in the supply chain. It's also a tribute to our exceptional owner operators, who share our commitment to the UPS relationship."

Brian Whitley, director of UPS Freight Urgent Services, said, "Express-1 was our group's leading provider of third party ground carrier logistics in 2011, and ranked highest in all seven categories of service to UPS, as well as on-time performance. We have confidence in Express-1's ability to come through for our customers."

Express-1 is the fifth largest U.S. expedited freight service provider, according to The Journal of Commerce.