Fleet Focus

Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Landair Transport honored for safety

Greenville, Tenn.-based dedicated truckload carrier Landair Transport received 2010’s Great West Risk Management Award for Safety and Operational Excellence. Criteria for the honor include loss results, prompt and fair claim settlement, timely reporting of claims, innovative loss prevention and operational excellence.



HONORS

Atlas Van Lines, based in Evansville, Ind., was ranked as the top household goods mover in Trippel Survey and Research’s 17th annual Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey… Decker Truck Line, based in Fort Dodge, Iowa, named Warren Erxleben and Eric Jensvold July Drivers of the Month and Gary Carnahan and Brian Samuelson August Drivers of the Month… Company driver Robert Peterson logged 1 million safe miles, all with Mail Contractors of America, based in Little Rock, Ark… Refrigerated food carriers Marten Transport, based in Bloomington, Minn., and Stevens Transport, based in Dallas, won Thermo King’s Energy Efficiency Leader awards… SupplyChainBrain magazine named Thomasville, N.C.-based Old Dominion Freight Line a 2011 Great Supply Chain Partner, its fourth consecutive year for the award… Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc. named Drivers of the Month for May and June: Michael Gandee, Antoine Harrigan, Timothy Mlack, Michael Sparks, and team drivers Gene Selby and Gene Selby and Thomas E. Miller and Jesse J. Zander (refrigerated division); Ervin Jackson, Troy McKinney, Glenn Reed Sr. and Robert Saling (flatbed division); Douglas Adams, Andre Anderson, Glenn Ford, Andre Green and Jemuan Hill (tanker division).

EXPANSIONS

Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its Indianapolis hub at 3915 W. Morris St. to 84,000 square feet and from 223 doors to 325, with completion set for 2014. The moving company also opened a container drayage site in Baltimore… Carson City, Nev.-based Silver Eagle Relocation has new owners, Richard and Shelli Wenschlag. Formerly named Silver Eagle, the moving company is an Atlas Van Lines agent.

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