Winegard Recognizes and Honors Four Carriers for Exceptional Service

BURLINGTON, Iowa (May 14, 2015) — Winegard, a pioneer in antenna design and development, honors four of its carriers for their excellent service and commitment in 2014. The Burlington-based company presented Black Horse Carriers, FedEx Freight, Heartland Express, and UPS with the Carrier of the Year awards in the following categories:

  • Dedicated Logistics Partner of the Year – Black Horse Carriers
  • Less Than Truckload Carrier of the Year – FedEx Freight
  • Truckload Carrier of the Year – Heartland Express
  • Small Package Carrier of the Year - UPS

Each year, Winegard reviews and selects its carriers based on specific criteria. First, each carrier is ranked on its ability to provide exceptional on time service with both pickup and delivery. Also, each company must demonstrate accurate billing and fast turnaround for claims. Finally, Winegard assesses the carrier's overall responsiveness and capacity.

"Winegard's experiences with Black Horse Carriers, FedEx Freight, Heartland Express, and UPS have been flawless, and we commend the drivers, operations team, and sales executives for their hard work. It's truly a team effort, and this is our way of extending our gratitude," says Brad Larson, Transportation/Logistics Manager of Winegard. "These carriers have raised the bar, and they serve as great examples of well-run companies who stand by their commitment to excellence."

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About Winegard Company
Winegard Company designs and manufacturers a spectrum of world class antenna products from mass produced consumer antennas and accessories to enterprise focused broadband solutions. Since its incorporation in 1954, Winegard has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and been granted over 80 U.S. patents. The company's heritage includes recognition by NASA for contributions to the Apollo 11 mission, and the induction of founder John Winegard into the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame. Winegard's superior antenna design and manufacturing facilities that total 410,000 sq. ft include a state of the art testing and measurement center. The company's in-house and vertically integrated capabilities support its accelerated product design and development cycle.

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