October 31, 2007 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, the third-party logistics services provider of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has dismissed an earlier filed protest of the contract award to Menlo Worldwide Government Services, LLC (“Menlo”) for the $1.6 billion Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative (DTCI).
October 29, 2007 - Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), a Con-way (NYSE: CNW) company and international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., today announced that it has been named Carrier of the Year by Michaels Stores, Inc., the largest arts and crafts retailer in the United States. Michaels announced the award at its 11th Annual Vendor Strategy Conference held recently in Las Colinas, Texas.
October 23, 2007 - Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today reported net income available to common shareholders for the third quarter of 2007 of $37.3 million, or 78 cents per diluted share. The results compared with third-quarter 2006 net income available to common shareholders of $63.0 million, or $1.24 per diluted share.
October 22, 2007 - Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), a Con-way (NYSE:CNW) company and an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., today announced that it has won its second consecutive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWaySM Excellence Award. The EPA selects winning companies based on their implementation of technologies and strategies aimed at reducing greenhouse gases and other emissions from the transportation sector. The agency honored recipients at the 2007 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference (CSCMP) in Philadelphia today.
October 22, 2007 - For the 17th consecutive year, Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) employees will turn out in force to bring messages about the dangers of drugs to U.S. schoolchildren and encourage drug-free living. Their efforts are part of the National Family Partnership and U.S. Department of Defense’s annual Red Ribbon Week, a national drug abuse prevention campaign created in honor of slain Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. Con-way is a $4.7 billion freight transportation and global logistics services company headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.
October 18, 2007 - Menlo Worldwide, LLC, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) announced today that it had completed the acquisition of Shanghai-based Chic Holdings Ltd., a corporation registered in the Cayman Islands, and its wholly owned subsidiaries Shanghai Chic Logistics Co. Ltd. and Shanghai Chic Supply Chain Management Co. Ltd. Under the transaction, Menlo acquired Chic Holdings and all of its assets and subsidiaries for US$60 million, plus future undisclosed earn-out incentives based on performance.
October 17, 2007 - Menlo Worldwide, LLC, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been selected by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to warehouse and manage a large stockpile of emergency supplies that would be used in the event of a hurricane. Under the program, Menlo also would manage the distribution of relief supplies to storm shelters throughout the City in response to a large coastal storm.
October 16, 2007 - Delivering on a corporate commitment to help support and sustain the communities in which its employees live and work, local Portland employer Con-way announced today it will help the Friendly House Community Center pay off its mortgage by matching — dollar for dollar — funds raised by Friendly House, up to $40,000.
October 11, 2007 - Con-way Freight driver sales representative, Orville Abney achieved top honors at the recent Indiana State Truck Driving Championships placing first in the 4-axle equipment class.
October 11, 2007 - Con-way Freight driver sales representative, Mike Calvitto achieved top honors at the recent Rhode Island State Truck Driving Championships placing first in the 4-axle equipment class.
October 10, 2007 - An aggressive strategy of acquisitions and strategic expansions in key Asia Pacific markets is establishing Menlo Worldwide, LLC, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), as one of the best-positioned third-party logistics providers in the region as Asia continues to grow as the manufacturing workshop to the world.
October 10, 2007 - EUT Fashion, one of Singapore’s fastest growing retailers of international fashion apparel brands and accessories, has awarded a contract to Menlo Worldwide to design, deploy and operate its distribution centre serving the Singapore market.
October 09, 2007 - Menlo Worldwide, a global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it has been selected by BSH Home Appliances Corporation, to design, deploy and operate a regional distribution center for fulfillment of Bosch consumer products to retail outlets throughout the Midwestern United States.
October 02, 2007 - Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today that it has been named a silver winner in the third annual Health at Work Award, sponsored by ComPsych® Corporation. Con-way received the award for its formalized company wellness initiative. The initiative promotes improved health and fitness for the trucking company’s employees through an integrated program of on-site counseling, health risk assessment and education, early injury intervention coaching and injury prevention training.