C.R. England’s Dedicated Business Unit continues impressive growth

C.R. England, Inc. announced the company has been selected to be the primary carrier for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. at their new distribution center in Cheyenne, WY.

‘We are thrilled with this opportunity,’ said M.W. Schroter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at C.R. England. ‘England is committed to growing our dedicated business unit and expanding the company’s leadership role in the industry. Our partnership with Wal-Mart moves us closer to our business goals.’

England Dedicated has enjoyed a successful fiscal year with an estimated 21 percent growth in revenue. England Dedicated provides dedicated contract carriage services for several customers including ConAgra Foods, Sorrento-Lactalis Inc., Daylight Transport, Nestle and Pilgrim’s Pride.

Scheduled to open in April 2007, Wal-Mart’s refrigerated distribution center will serve stores in Wyoming and Colorado. Approximately 10 England employees will be on-site and nearly 80 C.R. England drivers.

‘We have been partnered with C.R. England for several years. They have provided a good breadth of services along with outstanding performance,’ said Sherry Harriman, Regional Transportation Manager for Wal-Mart. ‘We feel awarding C.R. England as our dedicated provider in Cheyenne is a good step in furthering our business partnership.’