JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 29th, Florida East Coast Railway was honored by Logistics Management (LM) magazine with a Quest for Quality Award in the Rail/intermodal Service Providers category, receiving first in the 'On-time Performance Attribute'.
"At FECR we provide service excellence to all of our customers and we are honored to have our efforts recognized while we work to further establish FECR as the premier choice for transportation services within the Southeast U.S. and beyond. We thank Logistics Management for this prestigious award. The Quest for Quality Awards are the gold standard for customer satisfaction and performance excellence for carriers, ports, and logistics providers worldwide. We are proud to be among such an elite group," said FECR President and CEO Jim Hertwig during the awards dinner hosted by the magazine in San Diego, Calif., during the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference.
"What makes the Quest for Quality Awards stand out in the market is the fact that the winners are determined by the readers of Logistics Management – the buyers of logistics and transportation services who put these carriers and service providers to work around the clock and around globe," said Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media, LLC, the publisher of Logistics Management.
LM's Annual Quest for Quality Awards is the culmination of a six-month research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG). For more than three decades, LM's Quest for Quality has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence.
The Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") is a 351-mile freight rail system located along the east coast of Florida. It is the exclusive rail provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades, and Port of Palm Beach. FECR connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, Florida, to move cargo originating or terminating there. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, FECR provides end-to-end intermodal and carload solutions to customers who demand cost-effective and premium quality. For more information, visit www.fecrwy.com.