Sponsored by CIO magazine, this award recognizes Internet leadership and innovation among organizations around the world.
A team of CIO magazine editors, writers and Web development experts selected the top sites in business, government and nonprofit arenas. ABF, UPS and Southwest Airlines were the only transportation providers on the award list, which includes Cisco Systems, ESPN, Lands' End and other recognized eCommerce leaders.
ABF.com is one of only two Internet sites to win this award in both 2000 and 2001.
According to CIO magazine, these honored sites have "combined excellence in design and functionality to create a top notch experience for their consumers, business partners and other users ... [These Web sites] have created new and ingenious ways to service their customers."