WESTERVILLE, Ohio (July 19, 2011) – Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, earned the North American Best 3PL award for pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat during eyefortransport’s annual 3PL Summit in Atlanta. Exel was also a finalist in the renewable energy category. This is the third time in the last five years that Exel has won the award in the pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat category, and the fourth time in five years Exel has won a “Best 3PL” honor. eyefortransport is a news, research and events company for the logistics and transportation industry.

Each year, the eyefortransport 3PL awards recognize 3PLs that continuously deliver excellence in logistics operations and superior service to their customers. The nominations are judged by North American 3PL customers who work with logistics service providers every day.

According to Katherine O’Reilly, executive director of eyefortransport, a record number of votes were cast for this year’s award winners, symbolizing the increasing value realized by organizations working in tandem with their 3PL partners. 

“The awards this year represent customers’ renewed faith in their 3PLs’ ability to deliver the service they need both during a recession, and in the rebound period,” added O’Reilly.

Leading pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat companies collaborate with Exel on a number of core logistics services including warehousing, order fulfillment and transportation management. As a single source provider, Exel’s customized supply chain solutions help pharmaceutical and chemical companies enhance their competitive position in the marketplace. Exel’s portfolio of services spans from supply chain strategy to network design and in-plant services, serving as an extension of their customers’ teams.

Exel designs and implements innovative contract logistics solutions for market-leading companies in a wide range of industries, allowing customers to benefit from proven best practices, increased efficiencies and greater flexibility to develop custom supply chain solutions unique to their industry needs.

To learn more about Exel’s solutions for pharmaceutical companies, visit http://www.exel.com/exel/exel_life_sciences.jsp.
To learn more about Exel’s solutions for chemical and hazmat companies, visit http://www.exel.com/exel/exel_chemical.jsp

About Exel

Exel is the North American leader in contract logistics, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries including automotive, consumer, retail, engineering and manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and chemicals. Exel’s innovative supply chain solutions, skilled people and regional coverage bring together all aspects of contract logistics in addition to a wide range of integrated, value-added and specialist services. Exel is a wholly owned entity of  Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics group. For more information, visit www.exel.com

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