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Todd Dills

Prime commanding lead in TCA weight-loss showdown

| April 05, 2012

The Truckload Carriers Association’s Weight-Loss Showdown competition is now well into its 7th week, and results from the end of week 6 showed Springfield, Mo.-based, heavily owner-operator-focused carrier Prime Inc.’s personnel holding a relatively strong lead for the fourth week running, but with System Transport moving up a spot to second and gaining ground. Below find TCA’s graphic showing the full week 6 results, based on the percentage of total weight shed over the weeks.

And for anybody struggling with weight loss, if Prime’s 11.8 percent over six weeks (like an individual drop from 220 lbs. to 194 lbs.) isn’t proof enough that it’s possible, I don’t know what is.



  1. […] by: Todd Dills After we posted last week on the week 6 results of the Truckload Carriers Association’s Weight-Loss Showdown competition among carriers and […]

  2. […] Congrats to Prime Inc. for a big company trophy for the highest total weight percentage lost among its participating staff and drivers/owner-operators. With a total loss of 352.3 lbs., the company shed 15.3 percent of its total starting body weight. They must have really put on the effort in the final four weeks of the 10-week competition, given they were only at around 12 percent weight lost at the end of week 6. […]