ANN ARBOR, Mich. - September 21, 2011 - Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the launch of its newly enhanced Con-way Freight Tools app for web-registered users. The smart phone app is the LTL industry’s first for iPhone®, AndroidTM and BlackBerry® that brings customers the option to create a personalized rate quote for shipments within the United States and Canada.
In addition to custom rate quotes, app users can track shipments, view shipping documents and locate and call service centers.
“We received feedback from users and our sales team that adding greater functionality—specifically the ability to obtain customized rate quotes—would add value and better serve the needs of the market both in the United States and Canada,” said William R. Wynne, vice president, marketing for Con-way Freight. “Our goal with the Con-way Freight Tools app is to make doing business with us easier than ever, while providing customers with enhanced visibility, efficiency and ease of use. We will continue to evaluate feedback to ensure the app evolves with user needs.”
Customers can access the Con-way Freight Tools app from their smart phone’s app store. Prior to launching the applications, users must enter their Con-way Freight web-registered username and password in their phone’s settings. To access the company’s mobile website, customers can simply enter www.con-way.com/freight in their smart phone’s Internet browser address window to be redirected.
For more information, visit www.con-way.com/mobile.
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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry’s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of more than 300 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and through Global LTLTM delivery in the United States from around the world. Global solutions include international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service; U.S. and Europe delivery for inbound and outbound international cargoes through an exclusive alliance with TNT; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports through TropicalDirectSM; and domestic offshore transportation to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/en/freight.