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USG Names Halvor Lines as Its 2014 Carrier of the Year

May 21, 2015
By Business Wire News


USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), a leading building products company, today named Halvor Lines, Inc. as its 2014 Carrier of the Year award for providing superior transportation service to USG and its customers.

“Delivering the products our customers need safely and on time are our top priorities. And for more than 30 years, Halvor Lines’ has worked with us to help keep business running smoothly,” said Christopher Griffin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at USG. “The hallmarks of Halvor Lines are superior service, consistent growth and a progressive management team, all of which consistently add value to USG and to our customers.”

Halvor Lines, Inc. was selected to receive the 2014 Carrier of the Year based on its:

  • 98.7 percent on-time delivery rating
  • Excellent service to sixteen USG facilities
  • Consistent Gold ranking in the USG Top 30 Carrier Scorecard
  • Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certification
  • Safe and efficient delivery of almost 10,000 shipments in 2014

Halvor Lines, Inc. was also named one of the Top 50 Green Fleets by Heavy Duty Trucking for 2013 and 2014.

USG presented Halvor Lines, Inc. with the honor during its Annual Awards ceremony at the USG corporate headquarters in Chicago. During the ceremony, USG also recognized three Honorable Mentions who provided outstanding service in 2014: Bilbo Transports, Inc.; Boyd Brothers and System Transport, Inc.

USG Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of innovative, high-performance building systems through its United States Gypsum Company, USG Interiors, LLC, and L&W Supply Corporation subsidiaries and its USG Boral Building Products joint venture. Headquartered in Chicago, USG’s worldwide operations serve the commercial, residential, and repair and remodel construction markets, enabling our customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. USG wall, ceiling, exterior sheathing, flooring underlayment and roofing systems provide leading-edge building solutions, while L&W Supply branch locations efficiently stock and deliver building materials throughout the United States. USG Boral Building Products is a leading plasterboard & ceilings joint venture across Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East. USG and its subsidiaries are proud sponsors of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams and the Canadian Olympic team.

USG Corporation
Sasha Bigda, (312) 436-6511