GREENEVILLE, TN (October 25, 2001) - Landair Transport Inc. (NASDAQ/NM:LAND) was named "2001 Supplier of the Year - Logistics" during the Sonoco Strategic Supplier Conference held in Charlotte, North Carloina on October 10, 2001.
Landair's President, John Tweed, said "I am proud to be a part of the Sonoco/Landair Team. This group has accomplished a level of partnership about which most vendors/suppliers only talk about. I would like to thank Gary Funk and his team for the success they have brought to Landair!"
Landair Transport began dedicated operations for Sonoco in August 1999. Sonoco is a publicly held corporation founded in 1899 that has grown to include worldwide interests. The corporate office is located in Hartsville, South Carolina, with dedicated operations focused in the Midwest and Southeast. The long-haul division operates east of Mississippi. The Industrial Paper Division accounts for the largest scope of operations.