WEST CHESTER, PA, January 20, 2011 - The Westfield, MA, Warehouse facility of A. Duie Pyle, a leading Northeast transportation and logistics provider, was the recipient of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's "2010 Outstanding Warehouse Service Excellence Award." The award was presented at The Scotts Annual Logistics Conference in West Palm Beach, FL.

The Scotts award for outstanding service performance was presented to the Westfield Warehouse facility for A. Duie Pyle's flexibility, innovation, and collaboration. To qualify for the award, Pyle "Exceeded Expectations" in 11 of 15 performance metrics, in categories ranging from fulfillment accuracy and delivery to risk management and environmental practices. Pyle was one of twelve warehousing facilities eligible to receive the award.

"Our team is honored to receive this award. The results represent the efforts of more than 100 employees who are some of the most dedicated Pyle People in our company," said Peter Latta, owner and chairman of A. Duie Pyle.

In addition, Pyle's own Mike Cortis, quality assurance coordinator for the Westfield, MA facility, was recognized by Scotts for his willingness to go above and beyond Scotts' service expectations. Cortis was the single recipient of the "2010 Individual Service Excellence Award," which is presented to one individual within Scotts' U.S. network of warehouse providers.

"A. Duie Pyle has been supporting Scotts in the Northeast with outstanding warehousing out of the Westfield, MA facility since 2001, and has been an important element of our supply chain success," said Jim Iovino, vice president of global logistics for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Scotts also operates out of A. Duie Pyle's 570,000 sq.ft. warehousing facility in Parkesburg, PA.

On hand to receive the prestigious award from Scotts were Peter Latta, A. Duie Pyle owner and chairman, John A. Wisser, director of warehousing, and Jim Root, Westfield warehouse manager.

Pyle is the Northeast's only regional transportation company with an asset-based warehousing capability, offering integrated transportation and distribution services, with seven facilities, in-door rail siding and transloading, and approximately two million square feet of space throughout the Northeast.

About A. Duie Pyle

Headquartered in West Chester, PA, A. Duie Pyle is the Northeast's premier transportation and logistics provider, with extended LTL service coverage into the Southeast, Midwest, and Canada. "Pyle People Deliver" is its corporate promise to customers that outstanding service will always be its first and foremost mission. A family-owned and operated business for more than 85 years, the company provides a complete range of transportation and distribution services. A. Duie Pyle LTL Services operates 17 Service Centers, strategically located throughout the region, with direct service to the Caribbean. A. Duie Pyle Transport Services Group provides specialized truckload services to meet the short-haul needs in the Northeast. A. Duie Pyle Warehousing and Distribution operates with more than two million square feet of public and contract warehousing space and is fully integrated with the company's LTL and TL service offerings for seamless distribution. For information about A. Duie Pyle capabilities, visit www.aduiepyle.com or call 800-523-5020.