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AGENT FOR MODE TRANSPORTATION WINS WECONNECT CANADA AWARD

On Tuesday, March 10th, Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc., an Independent Business Owner of Mode Transportation, was one of five recipients to receive the “Doing Business Award 2015” from WBE (Women Owned Business Enterprise) Canada.  This award was based on a $20 million plus business volume as a Female-Owned supplier with major North American corporations.

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MODE TRANSPORTATION NAMED A 2014 GREAT SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNER BY SUPPLYCHAINBRAIN MAGAZINE

DALLAS, TX (August 12, 2014) – Mode Transportation, a leading asset-light third-party logistics company focused on delivering truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, air and ocean services, has been chosen by SupplyChainBrain as a 2014 Great Supply Chain Partner.

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Mode Transportation Earns Outstanding Service Award from DuPont

DALLAS (November 13, 2013) – Mode Transportation, an asset-light third party logistics company and wholly owned subsidiary of Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUBG), is proud to announce it has received the Outstanding Service Award from DuPont Titanium Technologies for the second time. The award recognizes Mode Transportation for its superior performance in managing the transportation of DuPont products to its customers.

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AGENT FOR MODE TRANSPORTATION NAMED TO THE NWBOC’S “DECADES OF EXCELLENCE” HALL OF FAME

DALLAS, TX (April 5, 2013) – Phyllis Weems of Phyllis Weems & Co., Inc., an Independent Business Owner of Mode Transportation, is to be inducted into the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) “Decades of Excellence” Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place at the NWBOC Conference at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on May 8-10.

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Mode Transportation Named Dupont Titanium Technologies Intermodal Carrier Of The Year

(Dec. 16, 2011) – Mode Transportation, an asset-light based third-party logistics company focused on delivering truck brokerage and intermodal services, has earned the prestigious Outstanding Intermodal Carrier of the Year award from DuPont Titanium Technologies (DuPont). The award recognizes Mode Transportation for its “Superior Performance in Transportation of DuPont products to our Customers.” Rob Marine, DuPont Modal Leader for Bulk, Package and Truck presented the award to Steven Stumpo, Account Manager and Frank Whalen, Operations Manager at Mode Transportation.

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Mode Transportation named a “2011 Great Supply Chain Partner”

(Aug. 4, 2011) – Mode Transportation, an asset-light based third-party logistics company focused on delivering truck brokerage and intermodal services, has been chosen by SupplyChainBrain as a “2011 Great Supply Chain Partner.”

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Mode Transportation Announces CSX as Rail Carrier of the Year

(Apr. 21, 2011) – Mode Transportation, a leading provider of truck brokerage, less-than-truckload, intermodal and international services, is pleased to announce that it has selected CSX Intermodal as its 2010 Rail Carrier of the Year. This is the first year that CSX Intermodal has been selected for this award, based on input from Mode Transportation’s Independent Business Owners and executive management team.

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Hub Group Announces the Acquisition of Exel Transportation Services

(Apr. 4, 2011) – Exel Transportation Services became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hub Group, one of the nation’s leading freight transportation management companies, and will continue to operate independently under the name Mode Transportation. Key leadership, including President Jim Damman, will remain in their current roles with Mode Transportation.

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Case Studies

Supply Chain Consolidation

When two major petrochemical manufacturers decided to merge, executives from both companies envisioned a global industry leader comprised of world-class talent, products, technology and production capabilities. A priority to achieve this goal was a streamlined supply chain focused on customer service.

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Adapting transportation solutions to seasonal weather creates significant savings

Transporting temperature-sensitive goods to multiple regions, each with greatly varying seasonal temperatures that can swing more than 80 degrees in a matter of weeks, requires a solution that can adapt quickly. This was the challenge facing one of the largest decorative paint manufacturers. Mode Transportation developed a multi-mode solution that met all product and service needs, regardless of season. It centralized carrier management, increased product protection and reduced transportation expenses by more than 25 percent.

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Unpredictable production cycles posed logistics challenges for a leading manufacturer.

For manufacturers, excellence is defined by quality products delivered on schedule to meet customer demand. One leading paper manufacturer produces some of the most environmentally friendly paper in the world, a product that’s seen rapid (yet unpredictable) changes in customer demand. When its existing transportation operation struggled to deliver higher volumes to customers, it turned to Mode Transportation for new ideas. The result was a custom solution that gave the company far greater flexibility and control, and substantially lower transportation costs.

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