New England Motor Freight (NEMF) Upgrades Network Solutions with AT&T
Elizabeth, New Jersey, June 19, 2008
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced an extended and expanded contract for advanced network services with New England Motor Freight (NEMF), a member of the Shevell Group of Companies. The Shevell Group, which consists of NEMF, Carrier Industries, Eastern Freight Ways, Apex Logistics, NEMF World Transport and NEMF Canada, represents leaders in transportation, warehousing and 3PL services in the Northeast, Canada and Puerto Rico. Under the three-year contract, AT&T will upgrade the Shevell Group's network services and continue to provide voice services to the company's 45 locations in North America.
By upgrading from Frame Relay services to Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based VPN network services, the Shevell Group will benefit from enhanced network performance, added functionality and streamlined data transport throughout all of its business locations. AT&T's VPN solution will also enable the Shevell Group to effectively use and expand bandwidth, control costs and begin to leverage new applications, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
"We are happy to extend our long-term relationship with AT&T," said Craig Eisenberg, senior vice president and chief financial officer for the Shevell Group of Companies. "The enhanced services will greatly benefit our company and our customers."
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About the Shevell Group of Companies
Since our humble beginnings in 1918 with one truck and one customer, up to today with ten thousand trucks and nationwide service, the family-owned Shevell Group of Companies has been dedicated to working closely with customers to meet their transportation needs and to solve even the most difficult logistic challenges. With our corporate headquarters based in Elizabeth, NJ, we operate out of the most difficult transportation corridor in the world and succeed every day. The Shevell Group of Companies includes NEMF, Carrier Industries, Eastern Freight Ways, Apex Logistics, and NEMF World Transport. The Shevell Group is committed to provide the best possible transportation, warehousing and 3PL services throughout the USA, Canada & Puerto Rico with a proven track record of reliability, on-time performance, and outstanding customer service. Visit our group of companies at www.shevellgroup.com.
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