Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2008
Lone Star Overnight (LSO), one of the fastest-growing regional overnight package delivery companies, has joined forces with the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin to offer a summer internship program for MBA students.
Through the McCombs School of Business MBA Plus program, LSO will offer MBA students valuable hands-on experience in managing projects and participating in the decision-making process. The interns will also be afforded the opportunity to directly interact with the LSO executive team and learn the transportation industry from the ground up.
"This partnership with Lone Star Overnight is a perfect fit for the entrepreneurial spirit of our students," said Deidra Stephens, director of the McCombs School of Business Plus Program. "We're confident that LSO will offer our students extensive experience in handling a variety of finance, operations, marketing and IT challenges."
"We're committed to giving our Plus program interns real-life problem-solving opportunities," said LSO President and CEO Ed DiSalvo. "On the flip side, our company will benefit from the students' fresh ideas for optimizing our fleet and accelerating our network expansion."
About Lone Star Overnight
Since 1991, Lone Star Overnight (LSO) has offered reliable, efficient package delivery service in Texas; Oklahoma; western Louisiana; eastern New Mexico; and Mexico. Highlighted by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing regional package delivery companies and winner of the Consumers' Choice Award for Business Excellence in 2007 and 2008, LSO offers a full range of time-guaranteed, next-day delivery options throughout its service area at rates significantly lower than the competition. Our dedicated employees, late pick-up times, early morning delivery options and lower rates make LSO the "High-Value, Low-Cost Provider." Headquartered in Austin, Texas, LSO currently posts an on-time delivery performance record exceeding 99 percent. For more information, visit http://www.lso.com or call 1-800-800-8984.