Pilot saw the largest increases in its international and government sales, up 17.6 percent and 23 percent respectively from 2007. Overall, Pilot's international network handled over 722,000 shipments over the year, totaling more than 460 million pounds of freight.
"For the fifth year in a row, Pilot has seen record-breaking earnings. This year's revenue represents a 57 percent increase over our 2002 earnings," says John Hill, Executive Vice President of Sales for Pilot. "This significant rise can be attributed to the hard work of all of our employees, both in our individual stations, as well as our corporate sales and operations teams. Their ability to continually evolve to meet our customers' changing supply chain needs sets Pilot apart from the competition."
Pilot made several significant changes in 2007, including changing its name from Pilot Air Freight to Pilot Freight Services, to reflect its continually expanding service offerings. Pilot also created a new Logistics Services Division, which includes custom warehousing solutions and expedited delivery services, as well as an Automotive Services Division to serve the automotive industry and grow its domestic business. Internationally, the company opened its first Asian office in
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Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is a full-service transportation and logistics provider with 65 offices throughout