Nussbaum Transportation Named "2012 Fleet of the Year" by FleetOwner Magazine

Normal, Illinois   December 19, 2012   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) Normal, Illinois… Illinois-based trucking company Nussbaum Transportation was recognized by FleetOwner magazine as its 2012 Fleet of the Year in the For Hire category. Editors researched candidates over the course of the year and selected Nussbaum for innovative management techniques implemented to advance the fleet's overall mission and to guarantee continued success.

An article in the December issue of the publication cites close attention to customer needs and driver concerns as elements contributing to Nussbaum's excellence. From continually reviewing and updating truck and trailer specs with an eye on innovative products that create a more fuel-efficient fleet, to commissioning custom trailer designs that address specific issues faced by customers, Nussbaum lives its motto, 'Setting New Ideas in Motion,' says the article.

The company was also regarded for reexamining industry assumptions about driver benefits, compensation, home-time and performance-based bonuses through policies and programs that create win-win relationships. Nussbaum's driver turnover rate of just 27% well outperforms industry benchmarks.

The company has been recognized with multiple accolades over the past 15 months from publications and partners such as Commercial Carrier Journal, Heavy Duty Trucking, Inbound Logistics, Overdrive, Freightliner, the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association and more.

"Our commitment to innovation and integrity has reaped exciting results that hold real promise, both for us and for the transportation industry," says CEO Brent Nussbaum. "It has been an exciting year for our company and it is an honor to close 2012 with receipt of this award."

Nussbaum Transportation is a dedicated and truckload carrier offering transportation services to a variety of industries such as Automotive, Agriculture, Food, Steel, Paper, Tires, Consumer Goods and Construction. Based in Normal, Illinois, Nussbaum services customers across the United States. The company has been recognized with multiple awards over the past year, highlighting its innovative approaches to transportation and the integrity of the company. For more information please visit www.nussbaum.com
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