R2 Logistics, Inc., a third party logistics provider, today announced their reception of The Scotts Truckload Business Partner Excellence Award for 2015. This is the third time in the past 4 years that R2 Logistics has received this honor. The Scotts Company, headquartered in Marysville, Ohio, manufactures branded consumer products for lawn and garden care, and also provides products for professional horticulture.
“It is a tremendous honor to be awarded The Scotts Truckload Business Partner Excellence Award for 2015!” said R2 Logistics CFO, Kees Hiatt. “Here at R2, we take pride in providing excellent customer service while fostering an unwavering relationship based upon trust and communication. I am very proud of our Branch Manager, Brian Woolum, and the Columbus operations office for exemplifying the core principles of R2 Logistics. What makes this honor even more special is the fact that Scotts is distinguished for the same customer service focus and brand promise execution. This truly is a great partnership and we look forward to many successful years to come!”
Frank Dreischarf, The Scotts Company’s Director of Distribution, announced the award on October 21, 2015 at the Scotts Distribution Conference held in Isle of Palms, South Carolina at the Wild Dunes Resort. Accepting the award was R2 Logistics’ Founder and CEO, Ben Gase; Kees Hiatt, R2 Logistics’ CFO; and Brian Woolum, R2 Logistics’ Columbus Branch Manager.
Criteria for the award were based around the following areas of business partnership: Service, Cost, and Collaboration. Brian Woolum, said, “Receiving The Scotts Truckload Business Partner Excellence Award is a testament to the high level of service and communication that R2 adheres to on every haul. The dedication from our executives, operations team, and back office, is how we’ve been able to achieve our third Scotts award. I’m very proud to be a part of this team and looking forward to the continued growth and partnership with The Scotts Company.”
About R2 Logistics, Inc.
R2 Logistics, Inc. is a Third Party Logistics company named one of Forbes magazine America’s Most Promising Companies and headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company works with over 35,000 transportation providers nationwide. R2 Logistics delivers industry-leading services through nine primary operating branches. These branches focus primarily on full truckload transportation, as well as services including less-than-truckload (LTL), expedited freight, intermodal, certified hazardous material, specialized hauling and supply chain management. For more information about R2 Logistics, visit www.r2logisticsteam.com.