Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Division Receives Outstanding Terminal Service Recognition

Lanter Distributing awarded for 99.85 percent on-time service.

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We are delighted to accept this award from Phillips-Van Heusen

Brentwood, TN (Vocus) April 15, 2008

Lanter Distributing, a division of Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics), was recently awarded the 2007 Outstanding Terminal Service Team of the Year from Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation. The annual award recognizes a pool carrier that provides Phillips-Van Heusen with outstanding, first-rate service.

Lanter Distributing provides pool distribution services for Phillips-Van Heusen from Madison, IL and Nashville, TN.

“We are delighted to accept this award from Phillips-Van Heusen,” commented Bill Behrmann, Regional Vice President at Lanter’s Madison, Illinois location. “Lanter Distributing and OH Logistics are committed to providing the highest quality carrier services for our clients, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Phillips-Van Heusen.”

Terminal service performance is calculated using several key factors including on-time service, timely submittal of paperwork, accurate overage, shortage and damage (OS&D) reporting, terminal efficiency and adherence to Phillips-Van Heusen policies. Lanter Distributing was commended for their proactive and flexible approach, excellent response time, and 99.85 percent on-time service to retail stores. Additionally, the audits performed on Lanter’s OS&D reports documented 93.5 percent accuracy in reporting.

“Pool distribution is one of our core transportation offerings and we are honored to be recognized by Phillips-Van Heusen for our performance,” stated Denis Reilly, President of Transportation for OH Logistics. In addition to pool distribution, the company offers complete transportation and transportation management services domestically and internationally for companies of all sizes.

About OH Logistics (http://www.ohlogistics.com ):
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest 3PLs in the world, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking, and pool distribution. OH Logistics consists of three divisions—International Services, Contract Logistics and Transportation Services. The company operates over 100 value-added distribution centers and offers complete transportation management services domestically and internationally. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high-tech; health and beauty; consumer products; and many other industries and employs over 5,000.

OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the Web at http://www.ohlogistics.com.

Karen Hall    
Director of Marketing and Communication    
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
(615) 524-3652

Sarah Nadler
Account Executive, Public Relations
Gish, Sherwood & Friends
(615) 385-1100

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