Freight Shipments Break 100 Per Day Mark, Continues To Climb
August 27, 2008 // Franchising.com // (Dallas, Texas) - The new freight program at Worldwide Express continues to expand rapidly, as the company's freight website, SpeedFreight, processed two 100+ shipment days last week. The site is on track to process nearly 200 freight shipments per day this week, underlining the exponential growth of this new business product for the company.
When asked about the growth of the freight business within Worldwide Express, David Kiger, President and CEO, remarked that "the freight shipment numbers have exceeded even our greatest assumptions."
The company is only eight weeks into the new program, and anticipates to generate 1000 freight shipments per week within the next few weeks.
About Worldwide Express, Inc.
Worldwide Express, headquartered in Dallas, was founded in 1994 by David Kiger as a reseller for Airborne Express. When Airborne Express was acquired by DHL in 2003, Worldwide Express transitioned to selling DHL services. Today, Worldwide Express is the largest reseller of DHL express and ground shipping services in the U.S. to the small- and medium-sized business market. In addition, Worldwide Express also resells national and regional freight services. The company utilizes a franchise-based business model and owns the rights to resell DHL and freight services throughout the United States. Worldwide Express has 150 franchise partners who are the direct point of contact for their over 60,000 customers, handling all shipment scheduling, billing and payment collections, while DHL and freight carriers handle all pickup and delivery operations.