Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 -- AFN, an award-winning logistics and supply chain company, has received an Honorable Mention in Logistics Quarterly’s 2013 Third Party Logistics Sustainability Study and Awards Program. Fifty companies participated in the study but only three finalists and two honorable mentions, including AFN, were named.
The selection process was spearheaded by LQ's Executive Editors, as well as academics and supply chain management experts. Entries were evaluated based on proven strategic vision and performance in economic, environmental and societal areas of sustainability.
The overall objectives of LQ's Sustainability Study and Awards Program are to:
• Encourage and recognize sustainability excellence
• Support innovation in sustainability
• Generate case studies highlighting sustainability effectiveness
• Enhance industry research regarding 3PL sustainability practices
• Celebrate business supply chain excellence
Eric Malcolm, AFN’s Director of Sales Strategy, has been invited to present on AFN’s winning submission at LQ's Symposium, to be held later this year, in Toronto, Canada. AFN's project focused on developing sustainable logistics for a worldwide leader in the manufacture and sales of zipper plastic bags. (Click here to download the case study.) “We’re very excited about this award, and about the opportunity to share our perspectives on sustainability with delegates representing some of the most progressive logistics operations in the business," stated Malcolm.
Serving motor carriers, manufacturers and retailers since 2003, AFN (formerly known as Advantage Freight Network) is an award-winning leader in freight brokerage, third party logistics and transportation management services. We are known for our commitment to client service, our proactive approach to fighting cargo theft and our expertise in retail compliance. To learn more about AFN, visit http://www.loadafn.com or call 877-LOAD-AFN.