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PITT OHIO Receives US EPA 2016 SmartWay Award

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Pittsburgh, PA (October 4, 2016) – PITT OHIO was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. PITT OHIO Reduced carbon emissions per shipment in 2016 by 1.2% and by 4.7% over the past 4 years; Implemented 20 CNG tractors; Reduced kilowatts at existing buildings by 3.4%; And reduced kilowatts per square foot at upgraded buildings by 35%.

PITT OHIO´s Chief Marketing Officer Geoff Muessig, said, “PITT OHIO is honored to be recognized as the 2016 EPA Smartway carrier of the year. We are focused on using our sustainability initiatives to become a more efficient transportation company that generates fewer carbon emissions on a per shipment basis. Our sustainability strategy enables PITT OHIO to create more value for our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate.”

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PITT OHIO Places First in Maryland MMTA

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Pittsburgh, PA (October 3, 2016) – PITT OHIO placed first in the Maryland Motor Truck Association’s Chairman’s Safety Contest in the “Over 1,000,000 Miles” division.  Winners were presented with their plaques at the Chairman’s Reception & Banquet on September 29.

The contest, sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, recognizes those companies in various mileage classes with the lowest accident frequency rate.

PITT OHIO’s Manager of Safety & Hazmat, Tim Stipcak said, “Our drivers are the most important resource at PITT OHIO. Each and every one puts on a hard day’s work with SAFETY at the forefront. Congratulations on your first place award from Maryland Motor Truck Association.”

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PITT OHIO WINS 2015 Ohio Trucking Association Fleet Safety Award

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Pittsburgh, PA (September 20, 2016) – PITT OHIO wins 2015 Ohio Trucking Association (OTA) Fleet Safety Award for the Large Division, Over 20 Million Mile Category. Plaques were presented by the OTA and Great West Casualty Company at the Annual Conference Awards Dinner on Monday, September 19.

Fleet safety awards are presented to trucking companies that have the lowest accident rates per million miles traveled within Ohio, but who also demonstrate significant community involvement and make contributions to overall truck safety in the state. The awards are co-sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.

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PITT OHIO Named 2016 Top Workplace in 3 Cities

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Pittsburgh, PA (August 19th, 2016) – PITT OHIO, a leading transportation and logistics company, today announced that it was ranked as a Top Workplace in three of its cities where terminals are located, including: Pittsburgh, PA, Cleveland, OH and Cincinnati, OH. This year’s recognition marks the sixth consecutive year PITT OHIO has made the list in Pittsburgh and the first times in both Cleveland and Cincinnati.

The Top Workplaces program is an annual award competition that ranks companies based on the opinions of the people who work there. Conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and engagement, the program asks employees to confidentially rate their employers on a wide range of attributes, including pay and benefits, opportunities for advancement, flexibility of schedules, and other key aspects.

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PITT OHIO Driver Charles Randolph Named Straight Truck National Champion

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Pittsburgh, PA (August 16th, 2016) – PITT OHIO Straight Truck Driver Charles Randolph placed first in his class at the 2016 American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships in Indianapolis, IN.

To clinch the prestigious title of Straight Truck Champion, Randolph’s driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety surpassed those of the 49 other professional straight truck drivers competing last week, August 10-13 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

After qualifying at states in the Tanker Class, PITT OHIO Driver Nick Backes from the company’s Charleston, WV terminal also competed at Nationals placing 5th among 49 other drivers.

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PITT OHIO WINS TWO 2016 QUEST FOR QUALITY AWARDS

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Pittsburgh, PA (August 11th, 2016) – PITT OHIO wins Logistics Management Magazine’s Quest for Quality Award in the Regional Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Northeast category and the Expedite category among national carriers. PITT OHIO has earned a spot for the 22nd time in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL category and tenth time overall on the Expedite list.

The results, according to the magazine, align with what many analysts believe to be true – that the top regional carriers like PITT OHIO have managed to deliver world-class service despite the mounting operational challenges over the past 12 months. 2016 marks the eleventh year in a row that PITT OHIO has earned a spot on the regional LTL Quest for Quality list.

“Our customers tell us they value consistency more than anything else and we consider these awards from our customers to be the definitive endorsement of our performance and commitment to deliver reliable and consistent service,” Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at PITT OHIO, Geoff Muessig said. “We thank our customers for recognizing our performance, service, value, and customer service and for naming us one of the premier carriers in the nation. We believe these Quest for Quality awards to be a direct reflection of our 3,000 plus employees who work diligently each and every day to deliver on our ´We´re Always There for You´ signature commitment.

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PITT OHIO RECEIVES EASTMAN CHEMICAL SUPPLIER EXCELLENCE AWARD

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Pittsburgh, PA (May 10, 2016) – PITT OHIO has been named a recipient of the 2015 Supplier Excellence Award from the Eastman Chemical Company for the tenth consecutive year.

This award is granted to companies who maintain high quality services, achieve prompt delivery performance, create logistics value proposition, and exceed customer service expectations. The two most important criteria used to evaluate the winner of this award are consistent performance and a valued status, which PITT OHIO has acquired.

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PITT OHIO Recognized by Echo Global Logistics

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Pittsburgh, PA (May 10, 2016) – PITT OHIO has been named one of Echo Global Logistics’ LTL Carrier Platinum Award winners for 2015. The award, given annually, recognizes strategic regional LTL carriers for “outstanding service, commitment and performance to Echo clients and employees.”

This is the second time PITT OHIO has received this award, which is determined by Echo using various categories of qualitative service metrics, including: excellence, responsiveness and client satisfaction.

“Our Carrier Excellence Awards recognize carrier partners who uphold the highest quality service,” said Mark Redini, Vice President of Sourcing at Echo. “PITT OHIO has earned this recognition for their exceptional service and dedication to helping Echo simplify our clients’ transportation management.”

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NASSTRAC Names PITT OHIO Regional-Northeast LTL Carrier of the Year

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Pittsburgh, PA (April 27, 2016) – PITT OHIO was selected for the first time as the 2016 Regional-Northeast LTL Carrier of the Year by The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, NASSTRAC. Awards were presented during the NASSTRAC Annual Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Regular members of NASSTRAC, who are qualified buyers of transportation services, grade all carriers that are members on a quantitative scale in five key areas, including: Customer Service, Operational Excellence, Pricing, Business Relationship, and Leadership/Technology.

PITT OHIO Chief Marketing Officer, Geoff Muessig, said, “Customer satisfaction is a top priority at PITT OHIO and an award such as this from NASSTRAC is a true testament to the commitment we have to delivering excellence in performance and value to our customers. Everyone at PITT OHIO is honored to be recognized by The National Shippers Strategic Council as the best LTL carrier in the Northeast.”

The NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year program is co-sponsored by Logistics Management, a leading trade magazine for buyers of logistics services.

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Brandon Gdovic to Pilot the No. 46 PITT OHIO Camaro in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway

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China Grove, N.C. (April 4, 2016) – Reigning Lamborghini Gallardo World Champion, Brandon Gdovic, will return to the seat of the No. 46 Chevrolet Camaro for the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 16th, 2016. Transportation and logistics enterprise PITT OHIO will debut as primary sponsor with Precision Performance Motorsports and Gdovic as he competes in his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season. Multi-year partner WindStax® Wind Power Systems will return as a sponsor in 2016 as well.

Established in 1979, PITT OHIO is a dedicated to providing their customers with the best value in its SUPPLY CHAIN, GROUND, Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) and TRUCKLOAD services. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, PITT OHIO services the entire Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West regions and the remainder of the United States, Canada and Mexico with The Reliance Network. PITT OHIO promotes a sustainable and green approach business-wide, featuring Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certified terminals and green energy use through Windstax® Wind Power Systems.

24-year-old Gdovic has remained busy throughout the start of 2016. He kicked off the racing season by competing in North America’s most prestigious road-course race, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. He returned to Florida to coach NASCAR Whelen Euro Series drivers Anthony Kumpen and Ulysse Delsaux as they competed in the XFINITY and K&N Pro Series season openers, respectively. From there, Gdovic jumped behind the wheel of the No. 46 Verizon Camry for the inaugural K&N Pro Series East race at Mobile Speedway. But Gdovic is looking forward to returning to the XFINITY Series.

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