AFN Named “Best Place to Work” and “Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year” by Best in Biz Awards

Official Best in Biz Awards

NILES, Ill., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AFN, an award-winning logistics firm recognized for its unique culture, exceptional service, and impactful solutions, is continuing its award win streak with two more trophies secured this week. The company, which serves the needs of major manufacturers, top-20 retailers and best-in-class carriers, received a Gold award for “Best Place to Work” and the Bronze award for “Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year” by the highly regarded Best in Biz Awards..@afnlogistics awarded #BestPlaceToWork & Most #CustomerFriendly Company of the Year awards! @BestinBizAwards Click To Tweet

The sixth annual program garnered more than 600 entries from an array of public and private companies of all sizes. The awards honor companies, teams, executives and products for their business success. Winners were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known media outlets and research firms including the Associated Press, ZDNet, CNET, Computerworld, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, WIRED and more.

The “Best Place to Work” category acknowledged companies that demonstrated employee satisfaction and well-being programs such as flexible work arrangements, mentoring, financial and lifestyle perks. AFN won gold in the medium-size company category for its relentless dedication to creating a fun, rewarding and empowering workplace where every team member can meaningfully contribute to the success of the organization.

The “Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year” award acknowledged businesses that demonstrated customer satisfaction and customer support success rates, including efficient response times and satisfactory resolution of customer concerns. AFN won bronze in the combined medium and large category, a testament to the company’s focus on exceeding customer expectations and driving sustainable achievement on their behalf.

These two awards follow a series of wins secured by AFN throughout the year, including:

ChicagoInno’s “Coolest Companies” acknowledging the 11 Chicago businesses and start-ups with the best culture;
“Great Place to Work” certification based on extensive ratings provided by employee surveys;
Supply & Demand Chain Executive “SDCE 100,” an annual list of outstanding supply chain projects that show how service providers like AFN help their customers achieve supply chain excellence;
Food Logistics “Top Green Providers,” which recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability in the food and beverage industry.

“Our team members are the heart and soul of our organization, and the bedrock of the exceptional service we strive to deliver to our customers and carriers,” said AFN CEO, Ryan Daube. “These two awards are a testament to the ‘people-first’ business culture we’ve built. I can’t think of two award categories we’d be more honored to win.”

For a full list of 2016 winners, visit: For more information about AFN Logistics, visit

About AFN
Serving the needs of major manufacturers, top-20 retailers and best-in-class carriers in North America since 2003, AFN is an award-winning leader in freight brokerage, third party logistics and transportation management services. Known for its commitment to client service, AFN has a robust suite of people-first, technology-enabled solutions – from truckload, LTL and consolidation services to risk management, carrier compliance, cargo security and surveillance and more. To learn more about AFN, please visit or call 877-LOAD-AFN.