PHOENIX, Feb. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnTrac, the largest regional package delivery company in the United States, won the Industry Leader of Arizona (ILoA) award in the Logistics/Distribution category. The award recognizes the contributions and impact of Arizona based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities served within five key industries each year. Among the Logistics/Distribution category, a winner from Staffing Companies, Retail, Hospitality and Healthcare were also announced. The recognized industry categories rotate every four years. Three additional specialty awards were announced this year including the Community Impact Award, Innovation Award and the Founders Award.
The awards were presented by AZ Business Magazine published by AZ Big Media and the award dinner took place on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Chateau Luxe. Out of twenty-seven total finalists, the Logistics/Distribution category was the largest category with seven finalists. Among OnTrac, the other 2016 finalists in the Logistics/Distribution category included Alliance Beverage Distributers, Freeport Logistics, GlobalTranz Enterprises, Mach 1 Global Services, Inc., Stream Logistics, and Trax Technologies. The award selection process included a nomination submission, an interview with the selection committee and an executive luncheon.
"The ILoA awards recognize the best in Arizona business,” said Erin Davis, associated editor at AZ Big Media and emcee of the ILoA Awards. “We look for companies that impact their industry, Arizona’s economy and the communities they serve. OnTrac does all those things and it does all those things extremely well.”
“We are extremely honored and grateful to be recognized as a logistics industry leader in the state of Arizona, while adding to the local economy and community as they give back to us,” said OnTrac Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance Thomas Fischer. “The company’s success is inclusive of the 7,500 plus people who make up our entire service region expanding into eight states and contribute to the business every day.”
OnTrac is the premier regional parcel carrier in the Western United States, providing overnight delivery at ground rates to more than 60 million consumers. OnTrac was founded in 1991, and has grown to become a top choice for e-commerce and companies looking to speed up delivery without the cost of express shipping. In 2014, OnTrac launched DirectPost, and became the first regional carrier to offer a USPS Package Consolidation Service. OnTrac is a SmartWay Transport Partner, a USPS Workshare Partner, and is integrated with over thirty different multi-carrier software providers. OnTrac is comprised of three divisions based on service offerings, which are overnight, messenger, and international. For more information on overnight services, call 800.334.5000 or visit ontrac.com. For more information on messenger services, call 888.334.5001 or visit ontracmessenger.com. For more information on international services, call 800.628.4868 or visit ontracinternational.com.