October 07, 2015: Leading U.S. LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line (OD) has formed a strategic alliance with 3PL Mallory Alexander for ocean forwarding operations and back-office services. OD will serve as a sales agent for Mallory Alexander.
"At OD we constantly look for ways to provide greater value to our customers. This strategic alliance will greatly enhance our ocean freight forwarding offering, enabling our customers to access Mallory Alexander's extensive suite of services, including their state-of-the-art technology and operational systems," said Wayne Bersch, VP-OD Global.
"This partnership allows us to expand our service offering across a wider horizon with the premier LTL carrier in the industry. We expect it will be mutually beneficial, expanding each of our businesses and enabling us to provide our best-in-class services to even more customers across the globe," added Neely Mallory, president. Of Mallory Alexander.
Mallory Alexander is a fifth-generation company, with 21 offices, 32 worldwide warehouse operations and distribution centers. The company has more than 500 employees, and recently celebrated 90 years as an incorporated business. Previously, Mallory Alexander was known as Alexander International and Mallory Distribution Centers, which operated as separate subsidiaries of The Mallory Group.
The company has been awarded the President's E and President's E Star Awards for Excellence in Exporting and the Tennessee governor's GATE Award for trade excellence.
Union-free Old Dominion Freight Line provides shippers with regional, inter-regional and national LTL service and also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. Recently Forbes magazine named OD as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies for the third consecutive year and as one of America's Best Employers.