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Sears Holdings Names Hub Group As A Top Supplier

Friday, August 15, 2014

Sears Holdings Names Hub Group As A Top Supplier

08:00 EDT Friday, August 15, 2014

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it received the 2014 Partners in Transformation Award from Sears Holdings.

"Hub Group has been a proud transportation provider for Sears Holdings since 1990," said David P. Yeager, Chairman and CEO of Hub Group. "It is an honor to receive this award and it has been a pleasure to watch our relationship grow steadily from hard work and dedication on both sides."

Sears Holdings' Partners in Transformation Award is presented to an exclusive group of supplier companies that excel in supporting the transformation of Sears Holdings through innovation around integrated retail and the Shop Your Way? program. Less than one half of one percent of over 30,000 suppliers that work with Sears Holdings had the privilege of receiving this award. 

"These awards recognize our top-performing suppliers as true partners that support our transformation in becoming a leader in integrated retail," said Edward S. Lampert, Sears Holdings' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Through our continued collaboration, we will be able to more effectively leverage the breadth of our portfolio and the power of our brands to better meet the needs of our Shop Your Way? members."

The Partners in Transformation recipients were selected from nominations that were submitted by those Sears Holdings' associates responsible for purchasing decisions.

About Hub GroupHub Group is a $3.4 billion asset-light freight transportation management company providing intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. A top 50 publicly-traded company in the Chicago area--the transportation hub of North America --the Company has over 1,400 employees, excluding drivers, and operates through a network of offices and independent agents throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.hubgroup.com.

About Sears Holdings CorporationSears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members - wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. Sears Holdings is home to Shop Your WayTM, a social shopping platform offering members rewards for shopping at Sears and Kmart as well as with other retail partners across categories important to them. The company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with more than 2,350 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.searsholdings.com.

 

SOURCE Hub Group

For further information: Elena Izakson, eizakson@hubgroup.com, 630-795-2202

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