Raven Transport Named Carrier of the Year for 2016 By Nestlé Purina PetCare Company

prnewswire | April 25, 2016

Raven Transport Named Carrier of the Year for 2016 By Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Raven Transport Holding Inc. (Raven) has been named Carrier of the Year for 2016 by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company for their Allentown, Pa facility. Utilizing a drop-trailer program, Raven picks up and delivers between six and eight full truckloads per day, containing products such as dog food, for Nestlé's Allentown facility with payloads reaching up to 48,000 pounds. Allentown is one of four Nestle Purina plants that Raven handles outbound transportation for.

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