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Agent For Mode Transportation Wins WEConnect Canada Award

DALLAS, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday November 12th, Morai Logistics Inc., an Independent Business Owner of Mode Transportation, was one of nine recipients to receive the "Doing Business International Award 2012" from WEConnect Canada.  This award was based on business volume as a Female-Owned minority supplier with a major North American corporation.  

This special award was presented to members who gained business through their WEConnect certification.  Their success stories are recognized in this year's "Done Deal" Awards.  The Doing Business International Award 2012 celebrates WEConnect Canada certified firms that have achieved business success by selling to large corporations or other WBEs (Women Minority Businesses) in the past year. 

Todd Thompson, Senior Vice President of Mode Transportation said, "We are all very excited for Kelli Saunders and her entire team.  They have done a great job of providing outstanding intermodal, truckload, and LTL services to a wide range of customers throughout North America.  Her hard work in achieving this award along with receiving her Female-Owned Certification is something that makes all of us very proud."

WEConnect Canada is part of a global certification initiative that is opening doors to supply chains for women business enterprises and helping corporations tap into innovative vendors.  It also provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs to participate in education, training and mentoring programs that help them connect with procurement officers of top corporations and with other certified firms to enhance their bidding capacities on large contracts.  Founding members include:  Accenture, Alcatel-Lucent, BMO Financial Group, Cisco, Ernst & Young, IBM, Manpower, Staples and Wal-Mart.  For more information, visit www.weconnectcanada.org.

ABOUT MODE TRANSPORTATION: Mode Transportation is an asset-light based third-party logistics company focused on delivering truck brokerage, less-than-truckload, intermodal and international services. Mode Transportation encompasses a vast network of operation centers across North America to meet our customers' needs. Mode Transportation is headquartered in Dallas and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hub Group. For more information, visit www.modetransportation.com.

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