SOURCE: KG Partners

KG Partners

June 17, 2010 09:00 ET

KG Partners Honored With Eight Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) Compass Awards

Agency Recognized for Outstanding Communications Serving the Transportation and Logistics Industry

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) -  KG Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced that it has won eight Compass Awards from the Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA). All eight awards honored work by the agency on behalf of its client, Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.3 billion freight transportation and logistics services company. TMCA presented the Compass Awards at its recent annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

"These awards are a testament to the exceptional quality of work executed by our talented marketing, media relations and interactive teams every day," said David Goldberg, principal, KG Partners. "It's gratifying to be recognized for the transportation and logistics industry expertise we've developed over the years, and we're proud to accept these awards on behalf of our work with Con-way."

The TMCA Compass Award is the highest level of professional acknowledgement within marketing and communication in today's transportation marketplace. This year, TMCA received 130 entries from more than 45 organizations.

"The TMCA Compass Awards annually spotlight the best creative communications being produced anywhere in the transportation marketplace," said Tom Nightingale, vice president of communications and chief marketing officer, Con-way Inc. "Winning eight awards demonstrates the results of the strong collaboration between Con-way and KG Partners."

Including these TMCA Compass Awards, KG Partners has won more than 35 transportation industry honors over six consecutive years. The eight awards won in 2010 are as follows:

  • Integrated Communications Program -- Con-way Inc.: Web 2.0 Initiative

  • Advertising Campaign -- Con-way Freight: "Can You Afford Not To..." Campaign

  • Web-Based Marketing -- Con-way Racing: Website and e-Newsletters

  • Web-Based Marketing -- Con-way Freight: True LTL(SM) Blog

  • Web-Based Marketing -- Con-way Inc.: Public Policy & Sustainability Blog

  • Single Advertisement -- Con-way Freight: Faster Just Got Better

  • Single Advertisement -- Con-way Freight: True LTL(SM) Pricing

  • Integrated Communications Program -- Con-way Freight: True LTL(SM) Pricing Campaign Launch

TMCA is a service organization dedicated to marketing, sales and communications professionals throughout the North American transportation industry. For more information about TMCA and the Compass Awards, visit www.tmcatoday.org.

About KG Partners
Based in Portland, Maine, KG Partners is a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency that helps its clients build and maintain business momentum. The talented people at KG Partners work hard to connect clients with their markets and help brands find their voice. For more information on how KG Partners can help you connect, please visit KGmoment.com.

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