Daily Archives: February 2, 2016

Estes Express Lines Expands Solar-Power Footprint with Installation of New Panel Grid at Greensboro Terminal

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GREENSBORO, NC (February 2, 2016)—Estes Express Lines is excited to announce the completed installation of a new photovoltaic solar power system at the company’s Greensboro, NC, terminal location.

Consisting of 2,760 solar panels located on the roof of the terminal, the power system will generate 1,000 megawatt-hours of electricity, a figure equal to the removal of 145 passenger vehicles from the roads or 720 tons of carbon dioxide, annually.

“The Greensboro solar project is the company’s largest photovoltaic installation to date,” says Joe Ziadeh, Estes’ Construction and Facility Maintenance Project Manager. “The system was designed to produce enough electricity to power all the buildings on site. With the combination of state and federal tax incentives and Duke Powers’ Solar Renewable Energy program, it was a great opportunity for Estes to go green in Greensboro.”

Read more at estes-express.com

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Top ABF Freight Drivers Earn Recognition as 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team Members

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  • 12 exceptional truck driving professionals from across ABF Freight’s network selected
  • Drivers have a combined 207 years of professional driving experience

FORT SMITH, Arkansas, February 2, 2016 – ABF FreightÒ, an ArcBestSM company (Nasdaq: ARCB), is honoring 12 exemplary drivers with membership on the 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team, earned by demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and safety on highways and city streets across the nation.

The 2016-2017 ABF Freight Road Team members and their service centers are: Don Boileau, Enfield, Connecticut; Scott Davis, Kansas City, Missouri; Ken Dephillip, Dayton, Ohio; John Dill, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Don Hyatt, Atlanta; Jody Ingersoll, Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Tim Melody, Ontario, Oregon; Brian Petrovcic, North Lima, Ohio; Scott Scheuffele, Ontario, Oregon; Steve Smalley, Phoenix; Chris Smith, Salt Lake City; Walter Stanley, Little Rock, Arkansas.

“We are proud to have these exceptional representatives among the ranks of ABF Freight’s professional drivers. Each Road Team member has superb driving skills and an outstanding safety record. Their commitment to our customers and their goods, as well as the driving public, makes them excellent ambassadors to represent ABF Freight and the trucking industry,” said Mark McMinn, vice president of linehaul operations. “With drivers like these, it’s no wonder why ABF Freight has been a trusted partner our customers have depended upon for over 92 years.”

Read more at abfs.com

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