Owens Corning recognizes APL for service excellence
Ocean transport leader singled out for ‘ability to anticipate’
OAKLAND, CA, MARCH 3, 2006 – Global container transportation leader APL announced today that it has been named a recipient of the Owens Corning 2005 Transportation Systems Excellence Awards.
“At Owens Corning, we’re all about service, and our carrier service partners make the on-time deliveries that keep us number one with our customers,” said John A. Gentle, Owens Corning Global Leader Transportation Affairs and Processes. “APL was recognized for the ability of its team and leaders to effectively anticipate and adjust its processes to meet the needs of our company while overcoming daily challenges to service providers in a dynamic transportation industry.”
“We’re proud to receive the Owens Corning 2005 Transportation Systems Excellence Awards,” said John Bowe, President for APL in the Americas. “We’ve built our reputation on customer service and independent validation from a key client tells us we’re still delivering.”
APL has enjoyed a growing business relationship with Owens Corning for more than five years, providing ocean transportation to Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the U.S.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a world leader in building materials systems and composite solutions. A Fortune 500 company for more than 50 years, Owens Corning people redefine what is possible each day to deliver high-quality products and services ranging from insulation, roofing, siding and stone, to glass composite materials used in transportation, electronic, telecommunications and other high-performance applications. Since the company’s founding in 1938, Owens Corning has become a market-leading innovator of glass fiber technology with sales of $6.3 billion in 2005 and 20,000 employees in 25 countries. Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com.
APL is a global container transportation company offering more than 60 weekly services and nearly 300 calls at more than 90 ports in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. It combines world-class intermodal operations with leading edge IT and e-commerce. APL is a unit of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), a global logistics and transportation company. APL Web site: www.apl.com