March 8, 2012

Dear Mr.Grane,

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation places great emphasis on providing high quality service. Our goal is to satisfy our customers by meeting and exceeding their expectations. This philosophy is one of our keys to success. Our vendors play a significant role in helping us achieve this goal.

It is with great pleasure that I inform you that your company has been recognized by Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation as Trucking Company Of The Year - Mid West Region. In 2011 Central States provided excellent service to our mutual customers. Your consistent high level of performance in comparison to your competitors has earned this recognition.

Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation appreciates and recognizes Central States for your "Excellence in Quality, Service and Support". We thank you and encourage you to focus on the continual improvement of your performance.

Roy Amalfitano