Road & Rail Services awarded Logistics Excellence by Toyota.

Road & Rail Services, Inc., a leading provider of rail-related services in North America, was recently honored with “Toyota’s Service Award for Logistics Excellence for 2014”. This award was presented by Toyota Logistics Services’ (TLS) Vice President, D’Anne Duclos to Road & Rail Services’ President, Kevin Brandon, to Vice President of Customer Service, Robert Sadler and to Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Brian Koontz at TLS’ annual award celebration in Torrance, CA. This award recognizes the 3rd Party Logistics Provider that provides Toyota with superior customer service and outstanding performance of all logistics suppliers. TLS’ customer service scores rate communication, equipment supply, responsiveness, collaboration, business controls, overall ease of doing business and the ability to deliver Toyota’s vehicles in better condition than any other logistics supplier.

Mr. Brandon stated, “I speak for the entire Company when I say that Road & Rail Services is honored to be recognized by Toyota for safety, performance excellence and for the quality that everyone strives to provide our customers on a daily basis.”

In addition, Tom Gerstle, CEO, Chairman and one of the founders of Road & Rail Services noted that, “We are truly honored to have our team at the Toyota points of origin and to be recognized for superior quality and performance by Toyota Logistics. We see it as further proof of our commitment to delivering the very best service in our industry, day in and day out. We are very fortunate to have teams in the field with the experience, knowledge and dedication to quality that are necessary to earn this kind of recognition.” Established in 1987, Road & Rail Services is a recognized industry leader and a top-tier provider of rail related services to railroads, to rail shippers, and to railcar owners. With a reputation for excellence, the Company provides service solutions with competencies in train operations (railcar switching and shortline operations), in maintenance operations (rolling stock, infrastructure, and track assets), and product handling. Road & Rail Services has operations in 18 states and has a significant impact on the North American rail network, as recognized by numerous industry awards. The Company enhances operating velocity and asset condition within the automotive, aggregate, coal / utility, intermodal, paper, and steel / metals industries.