SEKO Logistics Awarded as Enterprise Carrier by Owens Corning

sep. 27 2011

Owens Corning recently named SEKO Worldwide as a recipient of a 2010 Global Logistics Carrier Excellence award.

The Global Logistics Enterprise Carrier Awards recipients are determined yearly based upon carriers’ strategic importance to our transportation program, and their level of commitment to our mutual success. Carriers are recognized for on-time performance, which contributes significantly to the success of the entire Owens Corning enterprise. Enterprise Carriers are a select group of carriers, recognized for their extraordinary commitment to service, safety, and operational excellence.

SEKO was among a select group of carriers that Owens Corning recognized for their extraordinary commitment to Owens Corning. SEKO was the recipient of the Global Logistics Carrier Excellence award of 2010.

Owens Corning annually recognizes carriers of all types for their service on both inbound and outbound transportation service. In addition to service, award-winning carriers are living Owens Corning’s waste-free sustainability goal by their involvement with the SmartWay™ Transport Partnership and impressive safety record.

SmartWay™ is a voluntary partnership between various freight industry sectors and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that establishes incentives for fuel efficiency improvements and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

“We are very grateful for this positive acknowledgement by Owens Corning,” said William Wascher, president and CEO of SEKO Worldwide. “We are committed to providing our clients excellent performance, efficiency and best-in-class logistics practices.”

About SEKO Worldwide

Founded in 1976, SEKO Worldwide is a global, third-party logistics provider with 50 offices in the United States and more than 50 offices in 40+ countries worldwide. It offers a full range of supply-chain solutions – including transportation services such as domestic and global air and ocean freight forwarding; customs brokerage; ground transportation; trans‐border distribution; U.S. home delivery; and DC bypass shipping. SEKO does so 24/7 on an expedited and time‐definite basis. International logistics solutions include warehouse management services (WMS), asset management and distribution, contract logistics and reverse logistics services.

Its IT solutions offer a broad range of real‐time, web‐based shipment management and data exchange tools for a high degree of supply-chain visibly.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune 500 company for 56 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability through delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass fiber technology with sales of $4.8 billion in 2009 and 16,000 employees in 28 countries on five continents.