Portland is the fourth largest auto import gateway in the U.S. One of the processors that helps the Port of Portland maintain that ranking received a top national award from American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Auto Warehousing Co. handles vehicle processing at Terminal 6 for new Honda and Acura imports. Marty Connors, manager of the Portland facility, accepted the 2010 Processor of the Year Award on behalf of Auto Warehousing at an awards luncheon in December. The award is based on a scoring system that rates processing performance, quality, inventory control and audit scores.
Dennis Manns, assistant vice president of auto sales and logistics planning for American Honda, said, “On behalf of American Honda, I would like to express our sincere appreciation and congratulations to the entire staff at the Portland terminal and Auto Warehousing Co. You are the benchmark for all the other processing companies in the Honda logistics system.”
Auto Warehousing is the largest full service auto processor in North America. The Tacoma, Wash.-based company has 23 locations in the U.S. and Canada, including two facilities at Terminal 6.