Warren, Michigan, August 15, 2005 - Central Transport (CT) announced today its invasion of the booming Interstate 35 corridor, with an inviting pricing structure along with the dependable and consistent on-time service. The company significantly reinforced its presence in the heartland of America, by utilizing its recent operational efficiency gains between Texas and Minnesota, resulting in better overall pick-up and delivery service, as well as better penetration of the metro markets.
From Laredo, TX to Duluth, MN, I-35 represents the backbone of CTs highly sophisticated network environment and plays an integral role in the local traffic movements of metropolitan areas which company services. The I-35 foray continues Centrals strategy for growing its market share in the fast and ever-changing transportation industry and provides its customers with expanded distribution and service capabilities in this important trade region. The company also opened a new Activity Center in Kansas City, MO, to significantly improve customer service and provide faster freight delivery in the corridor.
Our market share in the thriving I-35 corridor has grown far faster than we had forecast for this year. To provide the consistent service our customers expect we must be well positioned locally and now we are. In just a few weeks time we have significantly increased our capacity with the new operational enhancements. This will allow us to provide even earlier next-day service and faster regional and national service, as well as boosting our on-time performance, said Central Transport Executive.
To celebrate the expansion in the I-35 corridor, Central Transport introduced the I-35 Bingo Contest promotion to its customers, encouraging them to ship more and win great prizes such as weekend get-aways throughout the U.S. The customers are given Bingo Cards and asked to fill them with 10 pro-stickers, which in return gains them an entry in the official Central Transport Bingo Drawing. With the unlimited number of entries, the more they play the greater their chances of winning will be. Winners cards will be drawn at random at the conclusion of the promotion at the end of October, at which time the number of Central Transport terminals will host customer evenings and have the official drawings.
The Central Transport brand, marketed by Central Transport International, Inc., is a major less-than-truckload (LTL) service reaching across most of North America. The company, based in suburban Detroit, is part of a group of transportation-related companies owned by privately held CenTra, Inc., which Forbes ranks among the largest 500 private companies in America.