FleetOwner Honors Old Dominion with ‘Fleet of the Year’ Award

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2013) – Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. was named “Fleet of the Year” by FleetOwner magazine in the for-hire category.

The magazine selected Old Dominion for the award based on a number of factors, including the company’s continued commitment to using technology to streamline the supply chain process and its strong financial performance in recent years.

Editors noted Old Dominion’s aerodynamic treatments of its fleet, onboard telematics, sustainable facilitiesa and impressive financial results in recent years as chief factors for recognizing the company this year.

“We’re honored with this achievement, which reaffirms Old Dominion’s commitment to maintaining a safe, efficient and sustainable fleet,” said David Congdon, president and CEO of Old Dominion. “We will continue to provide a premium service to all our customers, so they can keep promises to their customers as well.”

Editors maintain its awards are not linked to any industry association or influenced by any outside group, nor are nominations sought for the award. Rather, candidates are identified and researched over the course of a year and selected after a thorough interview process.

“FleetOwner honors its ‘Fleet of the Year’ awardees specifically for how their equipment/maintenance executives concretely apply innovative thinking to substantially enhance key aspects of their trucking operations,” said David Cullen, executive editor of FleetOwner. “Old Dominion Freight Line stands out in this regard. Clearly, it’s been guided forward by leaders with minds open wide to new approaches and the ability to put squarely into practice solutions that truly smart thinking reveals.”

More information about the award can be found in the magazine’s December issue or online at www.fleetowner.com. For more information about Old Dominion, visit www.odfl.com or call (800) 432-6335.

About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a leading, less-than-truckload (“LTL”), company providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL service. In addition to its core LTL services, the Company offers its customers a broad range of logistics services including ground and air expedited transportation, supply chain consulting, transportation management, truckload brokerage, container delivery and warehousing. In addition, Old Dominion offers a consumer product for household moving: OD Household Services. Through strategic partnerships, the Company also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. OD consistently has one of the lowest claims ratio and best time on-time records in the industry. For more than 79 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.

In 2013, Old Dominion was recognized with the following acknowledgements for company leadership in the industry:

  • Mastio & Company ranked Old Dominion as No. 1 National LTL carrier for the third consecutive year in a row.
  • Forbes Magazine named Old Dominion as one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.
  • NASSTRAC honored the company as 2013 Carrier of the Year.
  • CIO magazine recognized Old Dominion for IT Excellence with the CIO 100 Award for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Inbound Logistics named the company to its 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) List.
  • For the 4th consecutive year, Logistics Management honored OD with the Quest for Quality Award.
  • Fortune Magazine named OD as one of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.
  • Inbound Logistics magazine recognized Old Dominion as a 2013 Top 100 Trucker

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