News & Awards

NEMF earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

Elizabeth, NJ – New England Motor Freight has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Elizabeth, NJ-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies this month.
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General rate increase (GRI) effective Monday, October 3, 2016

Dear Valued Customer,

NEMF has implemented a 4.9% general rate increase effective Monday, October 3, 2016.
All published floor minimum charges will be increased by $3.00

While NEMF remains committed to our customer’s expectations we are faced with increased costs associated with regulatory mandates, insurance premiums, new equipment & technology advancements.

Should you have further questions, please feel free to contact your Sales Account Executive.

Sincerely,
Richard D. Bowden
V.P. Yield Management
New England Motor Freight Inc.

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NEMF’s New Pittsburgh Driving School Graduates Its First Class

We are pleased to announce the opening of an additional driver training school at our NEMF terminal in Pittsburgh, PA. The first class of eight graduates completed their training in early July. NEMF’s program consists of ten weeks of training broken down as follows / eight weeks of combined classroom and hands on instruction / during this time the driver trainee is guided by one of our professional Regional Driver / Safety Trainers. During week eight, the driver trainees will test and receive their Commercial Driver’s License. Once they receive their CDL, the driver trainee will be put out in the field for “On The Job” training with a senior NEMF driver/mentor for two additional weeks.
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NEMF Begins Full-State Coverage To and From West Virginia!

On May 31st, NEMF further expanded its terminal network by opening a new facility at 500 River East Drive in Belle, West Virginia. The company will provide full state coverage by utilizing its new Charleston terminal as well as its Roanoke, VA; Hagerstown, MD; Pittsburgh, PA and Columbus, OH terminals.

According to Ed Generous, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, “The West Virginia market has been under-served and the company has had a great deal of interest from customers in providing direct service to the State. We think now is the right time to take advantage of this opportunity.”
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