CN wins Toyota Canada’s carrier of the year award for 2011

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MONTREAL: CN has received Toyota Canada’s Carrier of the Year Award for 2011. Toyota presents the award annually to the railway or truck carrier that has shown the best performance for the automaker in the areas of transit time, quality and customer service.

“The award recognizes Toyota’s vehicle logistics partner that provides the most reliable service throughout the program year, based on a blend of key Service performance metrics, said Tony Kelly, managing director, Toyota Canada Inc. “In turn, this allows Toyota to consistently deliver on our commitments to our dealers and customers across Canada,” said Kelly. “CN has achieved this award through strong teamwork and a shared service vision.”

CN is a large carrier of finished vehicles and import parts across North America, said Jean-Jacques Ruest, CN executive vice-president and chief marketing officer. “The award recognizes the day-to-day supply chain commitment of our 22,000 employees,” he noted.