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CF MOTORFREIGHT NAMED PRIMARY CARRIER BY R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO

 MENLO PARK, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CF MotorFreight has been awarded a one-year contract as a primary long-haul, less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
 CF MotorFreight will provide inbound and outbound LTL service for as many as 30 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco manufacturing and warehouse facilities, transporting sales and promotional materials to retailers of tobacco products nationwide.
 "Over the years, we have established a strong quality partnership with CF MotorFreight and they have become one of our most responsive carriers," said Clark Golden, manager of logistics services for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. "They have been able to provide us with consistent, on-time service and broad geographic coverage to support of our aggressive sales promotion programs."
 Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is a worldwide producer and marketer of cigarettes.
 "We are pleased that R.J. Reynolds has selected CF MotorFreight as a primary carrier," said Peter D. Boulais, executive vice president-sales and marketing for CF MotorFreight. "Through our partnership, both of our companies have been able to explore new ways to reduce each other's costs, improve transportation services and maintain high quality standards."
 CF MotorFreight provides intermediate and long-haul transportation of LTL freight, which encompasses shipments generally weighing less than 10,000 pounds.
 Through its freight-flow system of nearly 600 terminals and 22,000 employees, CF MotorFreight serves virtually every business address in North America, including the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America. A subsidiary of Consolidated Freightways Inc. (NYSE: CNF), CF MotorFreight is based in Menlo Park.
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 /CONTACT: Doug Kline of CF MotorFreight, 415-326-1700; or Clark Golden of R.J. Reynolds, 919-741-1795/
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CO: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.; CF MotorFreight; Consolidated
 Freightways Inc. ST: California, North Carolina IN: TRN TOB SU:


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