SOURCE: Swift Transportation

May 12, 2008 17:44 ET

Swift Transportation Receives Three "Carrier of the Year" Awards

Kellogg's and Dollar Tree Recognize Swift as Transportation Supplier of Year

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Swift Transportation Co., Inc., a leader in transportation services and the Nation's largest truckload provider, was recently recognized as "Carrier of the Year" by two key customers. Swift was awarded Kellogg's "National Carrier of the Year" for 2007. Dollar Tree named Swift as "Inbound Carrier of the Year" and "Outbound Carrier of the Year" for 2007, the second straight year that Swift has received these honors from Dollar Tree.

Swift was honored for its commitment to superior performance, focus on continuous improvement and innovation, and customer satisfaction. Out of the hundreds of potential award winners, Swift earned top honors for its role in contributing to the success of these two market leaders.

"It is certainly a unique privilege and honor for all of us at Swift Transportation to be named as Carrier of the Year by these world class organizations," said Jerry Moyes, President and CEO, Swift Transportation. "The commitment, hard work and dedication of all our associates is reflected in these prestigious awards."

"Each of these amazing awards represents a great deal of dedication and focus by Swift employees," said Richard Stocking, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We're proud of the relationships that we have built throughout the years, and of the trust in which our customers extend to Swift with every load that we handle. These three Carrier of the Year awards exemplify our commitment to our mission of being the 'Carrier of the Industry.' We understand the clear purpose of our services and focus on providing the basics, but we also strive to deliver unique value to each of our customers. The result has been the formation of relationships that extend collaboration and the pursuit of mutual success."

About Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation Co., Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Swift Corporation. Swift's trucking subsidiary operates the largest fleet of truckload carrier equipment in the United States consisting of 18,000 tractors, 49,000 trailers and 5,800 intermodal containers. Operating from 37 major terminals in 26 states and Mexico, Swift Transportation provides strong, regional operations, expanding intermodal and dedicated divisions, and various specialty services to its customers while focusing on safety, service, and environmental stewardship through its 25,000 employees and independent contractors.

Our focus is to provide constant and consistent availability for service-sensitive customers in virtually every transportation environment and we attribute our superior service to an unconditional commitment to our core set of values. Our mission is to be "The Carrier of the Industry."

For more information on Swift and our transportation solutions, visit us at www.swifttrans.com.

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    Bill Vitti
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