New App Expands Mobile Offerings for Customer-Specific Rate Quotes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – January 18, 2012 – Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the launch of its Con-way Freight Tools iPad® application for registered web users. The iPad app provides customers the option to create a personalized rate quote for shipments within the United States and Canada.
In addition to custom rate quotes, app users can track shipments, view shipping documents and locate and call service centers.
“Our customers demand innovation that incorporates the latest technologies and provides convenience, speed and accuracy in managing their freight shipping needs,” said William R. Wynne, vice president, marketing for Con-way Freight. “The new iPad app is another example of how Con-way Freight continues to enhance the tools our customers want to make doing business easy and efficient.”
Customers can access the Con-way Freight Tools app from their iPad’s app store. Prior to launching the application, users must enter their Con-way Freight web-registered username and password in their iPad’s settings. New users who need to register for Con-way Freight’s online suite of tools and receive a username and password can do so here.
In September 2011, Con-way Freight launched a newly enhanced Con-way Freight Tools smart phone app—the LTL industry’s first for iPhone® and Android™ —enabling customers to create a personalized rate quote for shipments within the United States and Canada.
For more information, visit www.con-way.com/mobile.
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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry’s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of more than 300 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and through Global LTL™ delivery in the United States from around the world. Global solutions include international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service; U.S. and Europe delivery for inbound and outbound international cargoes through an exclusive alliance with TNT; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports through TropicalDirectSM; and domestic offshore transportation to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.0 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/en/freight.
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