Norfolk Southern, which transported approximately one-half million Toyota vehicles in 2009, has for the seventh time received the Toyota Logistics Services President's Award foroverall logistics excellence among rail carriers.
It's Toyota's highest award for logistics providers and has been given since 1996.
Norfolk Southern's Toyota movements last year included those originating from NS-served plans in Georgetown, Ky., Lafayette, Ind., and Princeton, Ind.
“Norfolk Southern is proud to have been a strong logistics partner with Toyota for more than two decades,” said RichardKiley, NS group vice president—automotive. “We remain committed to continue meeting Toyota’s high standards for excellence by providing safe, damage-free, on-time service.”