TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheels Group Inc. ("Wheels" or the "Company") (TSXV: WGI, OTCQX: WGIJF), a leading North American non-asset third party logistics ("3PL")
provider, is pleased to announce that it has been designated as one of
Canada's Best Managed Companies, Platinum Status, for the 17th consecutive year.
Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is a national
awards program, recognizing Canadian companies that have implemented
world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways.
Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that
evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including
new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership,
leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information
systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.
Wheels was first recognized as a Best Managed Company in 1997 and first
achieved Platinum Status in 2003. Platinum Status recognizes companies
that have achieved Best Managed for a minimum of six consecutive years.
"We would like to congratulate Wheels on again being designated as one
of Canada's Best Managed Companies," said John Hughes, National Leader
for Canada's Best Managed Companies program and Managing Partner of the
Growth Enterprises practice for Deloitte. Mr. Hughes added that
"achieving Canada's highest level of business excellence for 17
consecutive years is an exceptional achievement. We are pleased to
acknowledge Wheels' strong and committed team for driving the company's
continued growth and success."
"We are pleased and honoured to have once again achieved this
prestigious recognition," said Peter Jamieson, Chief Operating Officer
of Wheels. "Our participation in the Best Managed Companies program for
17 consecutive years demonstrates the Company's commitment to quality
and continued focus on driving results for our customers and
transportation partners. This recognition is indicative of the value
and importance all Wheels employees and team members place on
delivering exceptional service and customer satisfaction."
Founded in 1988, Wheels is a leading North American 3PL, supply chain
logistics provider. As a non-asset provider, the Company develops
advanced supply chain solutions delivered through its qualified partner
network of over 6,000 truck, rail, air and ocean carriers. Wheels
serves consumer goods, food and beverage, manufacturing and retail
clients through 26 offices throughout the US and Canada. Wheels has
been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 1997, with
Platinum status since 2003. Wheels has been named one of North
America's Top 100 Third-Party Logistics ("3PL") Companies and one of
the Top 100 Food 3PL's.
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SOURCE: Wheels Group Inc.
For further information:
Patrick J Marshall
VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Tel: (905) 602-2700