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Truckload carriers honored for outstanding service to Pella Corporation

Bisom Truck Line, Inc. named Carrier of the Year

04-05-2012

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Truckload carriers honored for outstanding service to Pella Corporation

Bisom Truck Line, Inc. named Carrier of the Year

Release date: Apr 4, 2012

Pella Corporation, together with Ryder® System, Inc., its third-party logistics provider, honored outstanding carriers with its 2011 Truckload Carrier of the Year Awards. 

Carriers honored for their performance in safely and efficiently transporting Pella® Windows & Doors and materials from the respective Pella manufacturing sites listed below serving customers throughout North America include:

  • Gettysburg, Pa. Operations – Watsontown Trucking Company, Milton, Pa.
  • West Columbia, S.C. Operations – Millis Transfer, Inc., Black River Falls, Wis. 
  • Murray, Ky. Operations – Hayes Brothers Trucking Inc., Benton, Ky. 
  • Pella, Iowa Operations – Bisom Truck Line Inc., Newton, Iowa
  • Overall Carrier of the Year – Bisom Truck Line Inc., Newton, Iowa 

On March 7, 2012 Bisom Truck Line was invited to Pella to be recognized as the overall carrier of the year award recipient. “We have very high expectations of our carriers in order to deliver Pella products to our customers in a competitive marketplace” said John Holterhaus, Pella outbound logistics manager. “We're proud to honor these carriers for their exceptional performance and dedication to our business,” he said. 

To help enhance the environmental performance of its freight operations, Pella Corporation is an accredited partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWaySM Transport Partnership program — a collaboration between the EPA and the freight sector designed to improve energy efficiency, help reduce greenhouse gas and potential air pollutant emissions, and ultimately improve energy security. For more information about Pella’s green transportation plan, visit the Pella Pressroom

About Pella
Pella Corporation is a leader in designing, testing, manufacturing and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications.

As a family-owned and professionally managed privately-held company, Pella is known for its 87-year history of making innovative products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction. Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, the company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity and practicing environmental stewardship to create satisfied customers.

Pella manufactures quality windows, patio doors and entry door systems sold through a Direct Sales Network operating Pella Window & Door Showrooms across the United States and Canada and select building materials retailers, including Lowe’s®. For more information, call 888-847-3552 or visit pella.com. Follow Pella on Twitter.com @Pella_News, on Facebook at facebook.com/pellawindowsanddoors and on YouTube at youtube.com/pellawindowsanddoors.

About Ryder System, Inc.
Ryder System, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 500 provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions. Ryder's product offerings include: Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), which provides leasing, rental and programmed maintenance of trucks, tractors and trailers to commercial customers; Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), which manages the movement of materials and related information from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to end-users; and Dedicated Contract Carriage (DCC), which provides a turn-key transportation service that includes vehicles, drivers, routing and scheduling. For nearly 80 years, Ryder has earned high marks for serving customers in a timely, cost-effective and reliable manner. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. 

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