AFN Named Ocean Spray 2015 “Partner of the Year”

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3PL firm recognized for “delivering value and industry-leading solution” for leading global CPG brand

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"AFN's team, led by Executive Vice President Tim Crow took a collaborative approach to some of our most challenging lanes..."

AFN, a service-focused third-party logistics provider and freight brokerage, was honored recently by Ocean Spray as “Partner of the Year,” as judged on a quantitative scale in four key areas, including tangible evidence of success; sustainable achievement over time; performance over and above expectation and the accepted norms; and ambition, innovation, and originality. AFN was recognized for “delivering value and (an) industry-leading solution,” according to the award announcement letter.

“AFN’s team, led by Executive Vice President Tim Crow, took a collaborative approach to some of our most challenging lanes, and in spite of the difficulties, achieved a 98.9% acceptance rate while maintaining 95% on-time delivery,” said Chris Domey, Senior Logistics Manager at Ocean Spray. “AFN achieved these KPI’s while taking on one of Ocean Spray’s most challenging receivers,” continued Mr. Domey.

“AFN has been a proud Ocean Spray solutions provider since 2011, and we are committed to continuing to exceed their expectations and helping them grow their business through optimizing their supply chain,” said Ryan Daube, AFN’s Founder and CEO.

The 2015 Partner of the Year award was bestowed at the recent Ocean Spray Carrier Summit, an annual event focused on driving increased visibility, dynamic solutions, and improved strategy in support of the Ocean Spray supply chain.

“AFN’s vision is to support the continued success of our customers through a continual focus on learning and innovation. We deeply appreciate Ocean Spray’s continued support, and their recognition of the value the AFN team delivers,” commented Blaine Barnett, President of AFN.

About AFN
Serving major manufacturers, top 20 retailers, and best-in-class motor carriers since 2003, AFN is an award-winning freight brokerage, third-party logistics, and transportation management services provider. AFN provides proven expertise in food shipping, retail compliance, and high value/high risk shipping, backed with a commitment to deliver exceptional client service. To learn more, and to put AFN passionate team of logistics experts to work for you, please visit or contact us at 877-562-3236 or info(at)afnww(dot)com.

About Ocean Spray
Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. Formed in 1930, Ocean Spray is now the world’s leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberries and is the best-selling brand in the North American bottled juice category. The cooperative’s cranberries are currently featured in more than a thousand great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 100 countries worldwide. With more than 2,200 employees and nearly 20 cranberry receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, employees and the environment. For more information visit or

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