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Evergreen names CN 2015 Railroad of the Year

This is the second consecutive year CN has won the Evergreen award


May 16, 2016
by MM&D Online Staff

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, and MONTREAL, Quebec—Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp has named CN as its 2015 Railroad Company of the Year in recognition of CN’s “consistent high level of performance” and superior customer service. This is the second consecutive year CN has won the Evergreen award.

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. serves as North American General Agent for Evergreen Line. Evergreen is a global ocean carrier that serves all continents with container ships. Among its many trade routes, Evergreen Line serves the east coast of Asia and west coast of North America. The company operates more than 150 container ships calling on 240 ports worldwide in about 80 countries.

Roy Amalfitano, president of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp, said Evergreen’s goal is to fulfill its customers’ requirements by meeting and exceeding their expectations and providing service that keeps them competitive in global trade.

Amalfitano said Evergreen’s selection of CN as its 2015 Railroad Company of the Year is recognition of CN’s “excellent professional service to our shared customers…and consistent level of performance as a transportation provider…Evergreen appreciates and recognizes CN’s excellence in quality, service and support. We thank CN and its employees and encourage you to continue providing this quality of service to our shared market.”

JJ Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, said: “CN is honoured by Evergreen’s award, which reflects our supply chain collaboration focus and commitment to making our customers become more competitive in their markets.”

Evergreen Line discharges and loads containers for CN at the Port of Vancouver. CN hauls Evergreen Line traffic between the port and Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg.