East Coast Transport Carrier of the Year 2016

East Coast Transport LLC: 2016 Butterball National Carrier of the Year

Butterball LLC, is pleased to announce East Coast Transport LLC as the 2016 Butterball National Carrier of the Year.  The award was presented to East Coast Transport, LLC by Dan Bohlman, Sr. Manager Logistics Procurement for Butterball.

“We review all of our carriers monthly through our carrier scorecard and then also look at the details of how well our transportation providers perform in several key areas such as delivery service, effective communication, flexibility, overall value and administration.  East Coast Transport, LLC consistently met or exceeded all of these objectives and provided outstanding service to our customers throughout the year.  We are grateful to have such a hard working group supporting Butterball and helping our company achieve great results.  Each year, East Coast proves to be a key contributor to our ‘dedicated fresh’ season success,“ said Dan Bohlman.

Attending the presentation from Butterball also included: Dan DiGrazio, Sr. Director of Logistics; Dean Lisenby, VP of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement; Chris Stokley, Sr Manager Transportation; Michelle Blank, Sr. Buyer Logistics Procurement; Diane Perry, Transportation Manager; and Derek Futrelle, the Logistics Analyst.

Accepting the award from East Coast Transport, LLC ; Tina Latta, Founder/Managing Member; Paul Berman; VP of Logistics, and Mannie Bueno, VP of Operations.

“Congratulations to East Coast Transport LLC, we appreciate the partnership we’ve built together over the years!” said Dan Bohlman.

ECT is 2016 Butterball Carrier of the Year
(pictured left to right): Mannie Bueno; ECT-VP of Operations, Paul Berman; ECT-VP of Logistics, Dan DiGrazio; Butterball-Sr Director of Logistics, Dan Bohlman; Butterball-Sr Manager Logistics Procurement, Tina Latta; ECT-Founder, Managing Member, Dean Lisenby; Butterball-VP of Supply Chain & Continuous Improvement.


About East Coast Transport: ECT is your number one full-service 3PL management company partner that will consistently provide the best in class service that fits your business, every day. There is nothing this 3PL logistics company can’t do for you. For 40 years we’ve transported the most demanding freight for the nation’s biggest companies. Our high standards are evident from the beginning of our engagement to the very end of the line, and we make sure there is no weak link in your supply chain. From our people to our process to our technology, we outperform our competitors and execute the most cost-efficient, reliable solution for you every time.

About Butterball LLC: Headquartered in Garner, N.C., Butterball is the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S. – producing approximately 1 billion pounds of turkey each year. For more than 50 years, the company has provided foodservice and retail products to customers and consumers around the world. As an industry leader in quality and food safety, the company employs numerous processes to ensure the health of flocks and implements recognized prevention measures to exceed food safety standards. Butterball products are currently distributed throughout the U.S. and in more than 30 countries. Butterball operates five processing plants located in North Carolina, Arkansas and Missouri. For more information on innovative Butterball products or recipe ideas, visit Butterball.com.