Exel Transportation, an operating unit of Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, has earned the prestigious Intermodal Carrier of the Year award from Georgia-Pacific. The award recognizes Exel Transportation for its on-time delivery, shipping accuracy, safety and compliance, ease of doing business and quality, among other criteria.

“Exel Transportation earned our Intermodal Carrier of the Year award for its exceptional service during 2009,” said Paul Snider, vice president, transportation for Georgia-Pacific. “This high-performing team provided 99.8 percent on-time service to the minute, and their efforts help us meet our efficiency and service goals each day.”

Todd Thompson, vice president and general manager of Exel Transportation said, “We are pleased to be recognized by Georgia-Pacific and have enjoyed doing business with the company for more than 20 years. Our staff in Slidell, La., works closely with the customer, as well as our own partners, to maintain this impressive on-time performance record and help Georgia-Pacific best serve its own customers.”

Exel Transportation provides transportation services to Georgia-Pacific for consumer products including tissue paper and paper towels, as well as office copy paper and linerboard.