Kelli Saunders, President of a Mode Transportation Agency, Wins OWIT's Woman Exporter of the Year Award

TORONTO, June 22, 2016 /CNW/ -- On Thursday, June 9th 2016, Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc., an Independent Business Owner of Mode Transportation, was the recipient of The Woman Exporter of the Year Award from OWIT-Toronto (Organization of Women in International Trade-Toronto). Nominees had to have at least 50% ownership of a profitable business registered and operating in Ontario for more than 3 years. Nominees also had to have earned their primary income from the business and must have been responsible for its daily operations. A significant portion of Kelli's company's business had to have come from exporting products or services.

The Woman Exporter of the Year Award honors an outstanding woman entrepreneur who, through her exporting endeavors, is advancing women and the image of Canadian business women in the international community. 

Kelli was presented this award for her company's work with major fast-moving consumer goods companies as a third-party logistics provider with expertise in cross-border intermodal logistics in the US and Mexico.

Jim Damman, President of Mode Transportation, said: "We are all very excited for Kelli.  She is an outstanding businesswoman, and she and her team do a great job of providing the best export solutions to her valued customers.  This award is very well deserved.  Her hard work in receiving this award is something that makes all of us very proud."

Kelli's advice to other women is to network and cherish those around them. Surrounding yourself with energetic high achievers will give you the foundation for a strong, career-long network from which to grow.

Shown above is a link to Kelli's acceptance speech.

ABOUT MORAI LOGISTICS:  Morai Logistics Inc. is a 3rd party logistics provider that is an Authorized Agent of Mode Transportation with Kelli Saunders as its President.  Morai Logistics is woman-owned with a team based in the Greater Toronto Area doing business throughout North America, including Mexico. 

ABOUT MODE TRANSPORTATION: Mode Transportation is an asset-light third-party logistics company focused on delivering truck brokerage, less-than-truckload, intermodal and international services. Mode Transportation encompasses a vast network of operation centers across North America to meet its customers' needs. Mode Transportation is headquartered in Dallas and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hub Group, Inc.. For more information, visit

ABOUT OWIT TORONTO: OWIT-Toronto is a non-profit professional organization designed to promote women doing business internationally, by providing networking opportunities, export education and global business contacts. Members include women entrepreneurs, service providers and business women involved in international trade.


SOURCE Mode Transportation

For further information: RJ Mojica, Morai Logistics, Inc., 905-821-8700,,

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