New Hyde Park, NY (January 2012) – Associated Global Systems (AGS), one of the leading U.S. based transportation and logistics providers, is pleased to announce they have been awarded the coveted “Expedited Carrier of the Year Award” by the traffic council at Best Buy Co., Inc. 

This award is in recognition of “the kind of partnership that helps Best Buy continue to provide a unique customer experience and be competitive across multiple retail selling channels.”

AGS is receiving this award in part for their work on the Google TV launch requiring Friday to Saturday distribution of product in pallet quantities to all Best Buy stores nationwide. AGS was able to make confirmed deliveries on 99.8% of the shipments on Saturday as scheduled with the final two delivering on Sunday morning. In addition to the Google launch, AGS was recognized as a primary partner for the initial merchandise deliveries into the Best Buy Mobile stand-alone stores, requiring date specific deliveries by 10am. 

AGS has handled shipments from various Best Buy distribution centers and direct from vendors for the past 8 years. AGS has received several awards for “Excellence in Supply Chain Performance” from Best Buy.

The company’s offerings include a full range of domestic and international time-definite deliveries, warehousing, inventory control, recovery and return, import management and incoming freight services. All services are supported by value-added selections such as two-man delivery teams, after hours/weekend delivery and product merge delivery. AGS also provides customized logistics solutions to clients’ needs.

Founded in 1958, AGS has 125+ offices in North American and provides air, ocean and ground services to, from and within 205 countries.

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