CENTRAL TRANSPORT ANNOUNCES LANE ENHANCEMENTS
Warren, Michigan, July 23, 2008
- Central Transport, one of the nations largest and technologically advanced less-than-truckload carrier’s, announced today the enhancement of 2336 Lanes that will improve service standards by one day as part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent value and service to its customers throughout North America.
“Central has a razor-sharp focus on improving both the value and service the LTL consumer has come to expect in today’s demanding business environment. Central continues to be a leader in the LTL Market driving changes in technology, service and supply chain management that set us apart from the competition,” said John Locke, Vice President of Central Transport.
During the past 24 months, Central has strategically focused on changes that have improved the consumer experience:
Expanded the Nationwide Coverage to include 191 Service Centers with over 7200 dock doors. (Multiple new terminal constructions and expansions)
Converted from Contractors to Uniformed Employee Drivers enhancing service and flexibility.
Invested in New Technologies such as the Dolphin Hand-Held becoming the only National LTL Carrier with Hand-Held Technology FULLY deployed throughout the operation.
Implemented the Industry’s FIRST and ONLY Piece Count Level Tracking for shipping Confidence.
Invested in New Equipment and FULL System implementation of Decking Capability.
Introduced the Industry’s FIRST Electronic Delivery Receipt (available on-line within minutes for real-time confirmation).
The Central Transport® brand, marketed by Central Transport International, Inc., is a major less-than-truckload (LTL) service providing supply chain solutions across North America. The company, based in suburban Detroit, is part of a group of transportation-related companies owned by privately held CenTra, Inc., which Forbes has ranked among the largest 500 private companies in America.