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Salt Lake City, Utah --May 6, 2009 – C.R. England, a global transportation
provider, has been recognized as the 2008 Dedicated Grocery Carrier of the
Year and 2008 Grocery Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. This is the
first time Walmart has honored a transportation provider with two awards in one

“These awards are a significant honor for our company and our people,” said
Dan England, chairman of the board of C. R. England. “We’re appreciative of
Walmart for acknowledging our corporate commitment to customer service and
operational excellence and our ability to find solutions to meet their
transportation challenges. We value our partnership and are grateful for this

“Walmart realizes the continued pressure and challenges facing the

transportation industry,” said Ken Braunbach, Walmart’s senior director of
carrier relations in a letter of commendation. C.R. England’s “ability to rise
above these obstacles has won our utmost trust and confidence.”

Walmart has numerous dedicated operations in their grocery network

serviced by all of the top transportation carriers. “By naming C.R. England
Dedicated Grocery Carrier of the Year,
Walmart is recognizing the commitment of England’s operations staff, on-site
management, support staff and professional, dedicated drivers,” said Kirk
Freimuth, senior director of dedicated operations for C.R. England.

The second award C.R. England received was 2008 Grocery Carrier of the
Year. This award speaks to top performance in England’s National, Mexico,
Intermodal and Regional operations and recognizes the dedication,
commitment and support of all C.R. England employees. As a customer since
2005, England has grown with Walmart more each year, with most of that
growth in the past year. As Walmart has expanded its produce centers,
England has supported that growth.

About C.R. England, Inc.

Founded in 1920, C.R. England, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in
Salt Lake City, Utah. It has grown to be one of North America’s largest
transportation companies, and has earned a reputation as a transportation
partner of the highest quality. C.R. England services include Long Haul and
Short Haul (Regional) One-Way Carriage, Dedicated and Intermodal
services as well as a Mexico division and offices in China. Additional services
include Truckload, LTL, Parcel and Global Sourcing and Supply Chain
Engineering. For more information, visit www.crengland.com.
About England Dedicated
For nearly 15 years, England Dedicated has provided customized
transportation solutions for the specialized needs of individual clients. With
on-site management, dedicated equipment and a host of other fleet
management services, England Dedicated can serve as an in-house extension
of a customer’s transportation department. For more information about, visit


Dave Robbins
C.R. England