NFI Receives 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award

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NFI, a leading supply chain company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is proud to be named among the winners of’s Leadership 500 Excellence Awards.

NFI, a leading supply chain company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is proud to be named among the winners of’s Leadership 500 Excellence Awards. The award recognizes top leadership programs across various categories. With nearly 7,400 employees across its supply chain operations, NFI made its debut and ranked 8th in the large company category.

"The award winners from the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Awards program are the top firms with outstanding leadership programs from over 1,250 nominated companies. To be in the top 10% of any category is truly spectacular, and it's a true demonstration of the hard work and effort by these great companies," says Debbie McGrath, CEO

NFI offers employees with leadership roles to participate in its developmental program, Foundations in Leadership. Susanne Krivanek, Director of Learning & Organizational Development, explains, “Our vision with this program is to build strong leaders that lead in an engaging, empowering, and respectful manner.” The two-and-a-half day program brings a variety of leaders together to build their leadership talents in areas such as interpersonal styles, employee engagement, communication, and NFI’s Mission, Vision, and Values. Beyond the initial classroom experience, participants continue their growth by working directly with managers and interacting with a development network on an online, social collaboration forum.

NFI is committed to empowering its workforce through personal development. “Our leaders shape the direction of this company,” says Sid Brown, CEO of NFI. “Helping our people grow professionally enables NFI to continuously improve and innovate while providing a fulfilling work environment.”

For the past 30 years, Leadership Excellence has identified and recognized the Top 500 leadership organizations and their strategies and solutions in their yearly ranking. This year's Top 500 award winners have been published in the April issue of Leadership Excellence Essentials. The publication also features the top award winners in each category, now available online.

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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 more than $1 billion in annual revenue and employs nearly 7,800 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates 22 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its company-owned fleet consists of over 2,000 tractors and 8,200 trailers, operated by more than 2,500 company drivers and 250 Owner Operators. Its business lines include transportation, warehousing, intermodal, brokerage, global, real estate, trailer storage, and solar services. For more information about NFI, visit, or call 1-877-NFI-3777.

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