Express-1 Receives Expediter of the Year Award From Landstar Global Logistics
BUCHANAN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2006--Express-1, the primary operating company of Segmentz, Inc. (AMEX:SZI), has received the Expedited Carrier of the Year award for 2005 from Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. at its annual Carrier Conference.
In making the selection, Landstar Logistics surveyed its independent agents who handle expedited shipments. Criteria included on-time performance, equipment availability and condition, sales representation, technology support, and customer responsiveness.
"We are honored to receive this award, and appreciate the recognition of our efforts from a company that is known to be one of the finest in the transportation industry," said Mike Welch, CEO, Express-1. "Landstar agents are industry leaders, and have a variety of needs based on their region and customer base. This award sends our employees and owner operators a signal that they are viewed to be top providers of expedite service. I am proud of our employees and owner operators and we will use this recognition to fuel our motivation to get even better."
Landstar Logistics, together with Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. and Landstar Express America, Inc., comprise Landstar's global logistics group of companies and collectively offer a full menu of transportation and logistics solutions to customers. "We're pleased to recognize the companies with which we have long-standing working relationships, allowing us to deliver safe, reliable transportation services to customers in North America and around the world," said Landstar Global Logistics President Jim Handoush.
About Segmentz, Inc.
Through its primary operating unit - Express-1 - Segmentz, Inc. provides expedited transportation services to more than 1,000 organizations, ranging from mid-sized companies to the Fortune 500. The Company specializes in same-day and next-day pick up and delivery. To maximize flexibility and minimize overhead, Segmentz maintains a non-asset-based business model and utilizes a fleet of professional, independent owner operators. The Company has a state-of-the-art 24/7 call center utilizing an advanced communications technology and dispatch infrastructure that covers the 48 continental U.S. states and Canada. Segmentz, Inc. is publicly traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol SZI. For more information about the Company, visit www.express-1.com.