Lineage Announces Carrier of the Year Award Winners for 2023

March 18, 2024

The Carrier of the Year award winners are recognized for high-quality service and operational excellence across North American Transportation service providers

Novi, MI – March 18, 2024 – Lineage (or the "Company"), one of the leading temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions providers worldwide, today announced seven winners of its annual Carrier of the Year awards program, which was designed to honor key transportation service providers for their high-quality service, operational excellence and integral role in helping Lineage meet the needs of its customers.

Lineage selected the 2023 winners from the US and Canada based on a list of criteria around performance, using quantitative and qualitative data to support the selection process. The recipients of this year’s awards were honored within seven categories: US National & Regional Truck Load (TL), US Drayage, Canadian Truck Load, US Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Dedicated Fleet and, new for 2023, Transportation Services Award.

“These awards reflect our deep appreciation for the commitment and hard work of our carrier partners worldwide, without whom Lineage would not be the industry leader it is today,” said Jim Thompson, Vice President of Transportation at Lineage. “We extend our gratitude and look forward to continuing this tradition of honoring excellence within our carrier network in the years to come."

The full list of the 2023 Carrier Award Winners includes:

  • Holland Enterprises, Inc. – US National Truckload Carrier of the Year
  • Renewable Transport – US Regional Truckload Carrier of the Year 
  • Hirschbach Transportation Services – US Dedicated Truckload Carrier of the Year
  • Bozel Refrigerated Truck Service – US Less-than-Truckload Carrier of the Year
  • Land Transportation – US Drayage Carrier of the Year
  • Captain Transport – Canadian Truckload Carrier of the Year
  • Breakthrough Fuel – Transportation Services Award

Relying heavily on its vast network of private fleet trucks, temperature-controlled trailers, rail cars (both temperature-controlled and insulated), in addition to a number of dedicated service providers and hundreds of contracted carrier partners who aid in keeping the global food supply chain moving, Lineage’s Integrated Solutions offers a proven expertise in transportation solutions that boost supply chain efficiency, improve on-time performance, and helps manage landed cost.

Lineage provides end-to-end logistical and transportation solutions, an industry leading real estate network and application of innovative technology that help to increase distribution efficiency, advance sustainability, lessen environmental impact, minimize supply chain waste and, most importantly, help feed the world. With access to Lineage’s best-in-class network of more than 450 temperature-controlled warehouses across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Lineage’s integrated solutions allow companies to streamline their business, making them more agile and cost-competitive while making the supply chain more sustainable.

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About Lineage
Lineage is one of the world’s leading temperature-controlled industrial REITs and integrated solutions providers with a global network of over 450 strategically located facilities, totaling more than 2.5 billion cubic feet of capacity across countries in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Coupling industry-leading expertise in end-to-end logistical solutions and innovative technology, Lineage partners with the world’s largest food and beverage companies to increase distribution efficiency, advance sustainability, minimize supply chain waste, and, most importantly, help feed the world. In recognition of the company’s leading innovations and sustainability initiatives, Lineage has been named a CNBC Disruptor 50 Company for three consecutive years, twice named a US Best Managed Company, named the No. 1 Data Science company, and 23rd overall, on Fast Company’s list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies, and was included on Fortune’s Change the World list. (

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