Forbes, Fortune honor Werner
Werner Enterprises, based in Omaha, Neb., was recently named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune magazine and one among the most trustworthy companies by Forbes magazine.
Dart Transit Co. named Larry Hamilton and team drivers Cindy and Jim Donovan Contractors of the Month for January. . . . For 2009, Hunt Transportation named Bob Colyer its Safety Driver of the Year, Jeff Butler as Owner Operator of the Year and Steve Linenberger its Fleet Driver of the Year. . . . Landstar System named the following Landstar Roadstars, all of whom have achieved 1 million miles of safe driving, for high levels of customer service: Mark Dillingham, J.J. Everett, Bill Higgins, Joe Kraft, Guy Laman, Bill Massey, Jim Meagher, Gary Ring, Keith Schultz and Michael Sills. . . . Maverick Transportation named Jeff Fraembs as its 2009 Driver of the Year. . . . Walmart Transportation honored these carriers for exceptional service in 11 categories: Celadon Trucking Services, Diamond Winner for carriers with more than 3,000 tractors; Heartland Express Services, Platinum Winner for carriers with more than 1,000 tractors; Barr-Nunn Transportation, Gold Winner for carriers with fewer than 1,000 tractors; Trio Trucking, Diversity; Prime, Grocery; Crete, Grocery – Dedicated; Hunt Transportation, Intermodal; Central Transport International, National – LTL; Milan Express, Regional – LTL; Andrews Logistics, Sam’s Club; FedEx, Small Parcel.
Averitt Express associates donated $350,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. n
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