September 2002


More than a dozen Transport America drivers, using the company’s trailers, donated their time to help support the Minnesota Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Noran Clinic MS 150 Bike Tour in June. The event raised more than $1 million and drew 2,400 riders.

Transport America loaded 12 53-foot trailers full of bikes and hauled them to Duluth for those participating in the bike tour. The company also donated a reefer trailer to carry lunches and beverages for the event. Transport America has sponsored the event for 12 years.


Michelin named Schneider National as the 2001 Michelin Truckload Carrier of the Year, while paper product manufacturer Georgia Pacific and snack food maker Frito Lay selected the company as National Carrier of the Year 2001. The honors were based on on-time delivery record, volume, load acceptance reaction and overall customer service.


CONTRACT FREIGHTERS, based in Joplin, Mo., named Bill Coffman of Stockbridge, Ga., the May Contractor of the Month and John and Sherry Hufford of Bell, Fla., as Contractor Team of the Month. Coffman and the Huffords joined CFI three years ago.

PRIME, Springfield, Mo., rewarded 38 operators with checks ranging from $6,000 to more than $24,000 as a part of its incentive program for completing their leases.

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