Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. has named CN as its 2014 Railroad Company of the Year in recognition of CN’s “consistent high level of performance.”

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. serves as North American General Agent for Evergreen Line. Evergreen is a global ocean carrier that serves all continents with container ships. Among its many trade routes, Evergreen Line is the major containerized shipping company serving the east coast of Asia and west coast of North America. The company operates more than 150 container ships calling on 240 ports worldwide in about 80 countries.

Roy Amalfitano, President of Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp., said: “CN’s consistent high level of performance, particularly in comparison to its competitors, has earned it this recognition. Evergreen appreciates and recognizes CN’s excellence in quality, service and support. We thank CN and its employees and encourage the company to continue to provide the quality of service that we are recognizing now and going forward.”

J.J. Ruest, CN’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, said: “CN is honoured by Evergreen’s award, which recognizes our clear focus on supply chain collaboration and making our mutual customers more competitive in their end markets.”

Evergreen Line discharges and loads containers for CN at Port Metro Vancouver. CN hauls Evergreen Line traffic between the port and major markets in North America, including Toronto, Montreal, Chicago and Detroit.