Winegard Company Selects Carriers for its Annual Carrier of the Year Awards


(Pictured left to right: Angela Miale, FedEx District Sales Manager, Brad Larson, Winegard Company Transportation and Logistics Manager, Scott DeWitte, FedEx Sales Executive)

BURLINGTON, Iowa (August 1, 2016) — Winegard, the leading U.S. antenna manufacturer since 1954, today introduced the recipients of the annual Winegard Carrier of the Year Awards.

Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacturing of antenna products for the home, recreational vehicle (RV), tailgating, trucking, marine, and 2-way VSAT markets. All Winegard products are designed and manufactured in Burlington, Iowa.

The Carrier of the Year awards, now entering its fifth year, was created in 2011 to recognize the exceptional transportation services provided to Winegard Company by its dedicated and hard-working business partners.

The 2015 Carrier of the Year Awards were presented to companies in the categories of Small Pack, Truckload, Freight, LTL, and Dedicated Logistics Partner. The recipients of this year's awards are:

FedEx – Small Pack Carrier
FedEx Freight – LTL
Heartland Express – Truckload
Black Horse – Dedicated Logistics Partner

"We are excited to present these awards to our valued business partners and friends," said Brad Larson, Winegard Company Transportation and Logistics Manager. "The award is based on the overall commitment to customer service, operational superiority, on-time performance, invoicing accuracy, and excellence in meeting Winegard's core business objectives." Larson went on to say, "Due to our continued and growing success in all areas of business, our carrier needs continue to increase. Our selected carriers have responded with improved flexibility and superior customer service, which allows Winegard to deliver on our commitments to our customer's time-and-time again consistently."

About Winegard
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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