James Street Recognized with TMSA Compass Awards

MINNEAPOLIS—May 2, 2017 (MindShare Strategies Media Services)—James Street Associates is among the winners of the 2017 Compass Awards Program sponsored by the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA).

The Compass Awards recognize marketing and sales best practices that demonstrate effective execution and measurable business results for transportation and logistics companies.

"The Compass Awards Program plays an important role in raising the standard of marketing innovation and sales performance in the transportation and logistics industry," said Elena Izakson, vice president of marketing for Hub Group and the 2017 chairperson of the TMSA Recognition Committee. "This well-respected awards program recognizes the best and most relevant marketing and sales initiatives in our industry."

For the 2017 awards, TMSA received more than 80 entries from nearly 50 companies. The judging panels consisted of marketing and sales executives both from within and outside the industry. They handed out 27 merit and 12 excellence awards.

James Street’s entry in the Media Relations category earned a Compass Award of Merit. And, it contributed the design components for the entry that won an Award of Excellence for MindShare Strategies and the Women In Trucking Association.

Other merit honorees include: Hub Group; TMW Systems; PeopleNet; CSX Transportation Intermodal; Bison Transport; Celistics Group; FedEx; Saddle Creek Logistics Services; Zipline Logistics; PITT OHIO; Navis; FDSI Logistics; LeSaint Logistics; Sol de Naples Marketing; Nimlok Chicago; shark&minnow; Propecta; Riverside Transit; and San Joaquin Regional Transit District. 

Recipients earning a 2017 Compass Award of Excellence are: FedEx; Crowley Maritime Corp.; YRC Freight; Bison Transport; Realm Inc.; SMC3; Cardinal Health Integrated Logistics Services; GO Transit; MindShare Strategies and the Women In Trucking Association. 

All winners will be honored at an awards gala June 12 during the TMSA annual conference near Jacksonville, Florida.

"The TMSA Compass Awards Program provides transportation and logistics companies with the opportunity to showcase their best work in marketing and communication strategies and sales performance," said Brian Everett, CEO of TMSA. "In addition, recipients of this award earn recognition from peers while they benchmark work against others in the industry." 

About the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association

The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) helps its members and their companies to make sales, marketing, and communications strategies more effective, productive, and profitable. The only professional association of its kind serving the transportation and logistics industry, TMSA delivers value to thousands of members through knowledge, connections, recognition, and solutions. For more information, visit www.TMSAtoday.org

About James Street Associates
James Street Associates delivers marketing communications in the business-to-business arena, specifically the logistics and supply chain sectors. James Street customers value marketing, media relations, and content development as a profitable investment, and the agency excels in creating innovative solutions to reach target audiences. For more information, visit www.jamesstreet.net

Media contact:
Bill Fahrenwald
James Street Associates                        
708-371-0110 Ext. 1-#