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The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Stands Victorious With The Shipper Of The Year Award

Boston, MA 05/08/2014 (wallstreetpr) –  It is time for The Home Depot; Inc. (NYSE:HD) to celebrate as Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) announced to award the Home Depot.

An outstanding performance

Yesterday, Manhattan revealed exciting news for the U.S. based Home Depot to be receiving the debut “Shipper of the Year” award. The result was reached via an extensive voting by all the carriers countrywide. The winner was finalized based on peer nominations from the Manhattan Transportation Management Solution’s customers.

A number of factors relating the efficiency and performance of the shipper were taken into consideration for the voting. In fact, The Home Depot; Inc. (NYSE:HD) had indeed given a tough competition to all other competitors as it emerged victorious beating 32 finalists. The latter included top-ranked grocers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers.

The prestigious award was conferred during the Transportation Luncheon at the company’s annual customer conference at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa based in Hollywood, FL.

The company feels pleasured

The vice president of transportation, Home Depot, Michelle Livingstone, stated that The Home Depot; Inc. (NYSE:HD) is extremely honoured to been honoured by the carrier segment. Home Depot is the world’s leading home improvement speciality retailer, serving 50 states with 2,263 retail stores. The company, who also serves Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Guam, Mexico, the U.S. Virgin islands, and 10 Canadian provinces, has been heartily congratulated by Manhattan Associates. In the phase of a tough time for the shippers, it is indeed a noticeable win by the business.

Conference call

The Home Depot; Inc. (NYSE:HD) has more to reveal. It has called its first quarter 2014 earnings release on May 20, 2014. Following the prominent award bagged by the company, its customers and investors are anxiously waiting for its earnings release. On Tuesday, May 20, all their anxiousness will be satiated. The company will make available the webcast of the entire conference call on its website. Those who are interested can access it by selecting the First Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon on the website.

Published by Alan Masterson

Alan has over 25 years of trading experience in the U.S. equity markets. He began his career in finance working on a program trading desk specializing in over-the-counter stocks. His career progressed from that point to his current position as senior trader on an institutional trading desk. In the evenings, Alan teaches economics at a local community college. He has contributed articles to various publications over the last six years, including feature articles for an economics magazine and various financial blogs. You may contact Alan via his email ([email protected]) or his Google+ page (

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