October 2001

MyYellow.com named best site

Yellow Freight System’s www. myyellow.com was named the Best Transportation Website in InternetWeek magazine’s top 100 e-business ranking.

Comdata, Schneider sign deal

Comdata, Brentwood, Tenn., reached a multi-year agreement with Schneider Worldwide to provide paperless fuel tax reporting for its fleet of more than 12,500 trucks.

Awards & Recognition
  • CFI, Joplin, Mo., announced its June awards: Rick Fortune, Company Driver of the Month; Chuck and Debra Spicer, Company Team of the Month; Freddie Kensler, Contractor Driver of the Month; and Kenny and Michelle Mays, Contractor Team of the Month.

  • The Arkansas Trucking Association named Maverick Vice President of Safety Dean Newell the 2000 Safety Director of the Year.
  • Viking Freight, San Jose, Calif., received the Trailmobile First Place Safety Award from the Oregon Trucking Association and the Fleet Safety Award from the Washington Trucking Association.
  • Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, recognized John Stigall and Greg Brockman for driving 2 million accident-free miles.
  • Consolidated Freightways, Salt Lake City, honored James Hatfield, Robert Shearer, Paul Ririe and Desmond Ricks for reaching 3 million accident-free miles.
  • Exel, Memphis, Tenn., honored Yellow Freight System, American Freightways and Saia Motor Freight Lines with Less-Than-Truckload Carrier of the Year awards.