NFI Receives Lowe’s Double Platinum Carrier Award

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NFI, a leading supply chain company was pleased to receive the Lowe’s Double Platinum Carrier Award for exceeding performance goals as established by Lowe’s.

NFI, a leading supply chain company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was pleased to receive the Lowe’s Double Platinum Carrier Award for exceeding performance goals as established by Lowe’s.

Steve Palmer, Vice President of Lowe’s Transportation, presented the award at the 2013 Lowe’s Annual Global Transportation Conference in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Each year Lowe’s recognizes and honors carriers that have consistently exceeded the demands that Lowe’s transportation requires throughout the previous year.

Criteria for the customer award include superior performance in the categories of on-time service, load acceptance and EDI shipment status compliance. The Double Platinum Award was presented to NFI for service in excess of 99.2% inbound, 99.8% outbound and a compliance record of 99.8% for the past year.

“We are honored and very proud to be recognized by Lowe’s for the hard work, talent and professionalism that our people bring to this collaborative relationship,” said Joe Roeder, President of NFI. “This is an honor that recognizes the importance of logistics, distribution and transportation working as one unit. Our team is dedicated to providing customers like Lowe’s the highest quality service, safety, and overall performance”, he added.

NFI employs more than 2,500 drivers, the largest segment of its nearly 6,500 employee base.

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About NFI -- NFI is a fully integrated supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates $1 billion in annual revenue and employs nearly 6,500 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates more than 20 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space, and 2,000 tractors and 7,000 trailers. Its business lines include logistics, distribution, warehousing, intermodal, real estate and solar services. For more information about NFI visit, or call 1-877-NFI-3777.

About Lowe’s -- With fiscal year 2012 sales of $50.5 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,750 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit

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