Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

Dayton Freight Earns Customer And Industry Awards

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03/14/2017 – Dayton Freight Lines, Inc. has recently received four awards:

CaroTrans: For the second time, LTL Partner of the Year was awarded to Dayton Freight by CaroTrans.

Navistar: Dayton Freight was chosen to receive the 2016 Diamond Supplier Award from Navistar for the fifth time. The Company was one of 34 worldwide, top-performing suppliers to be honored with this award. This award is given to suppliers who excel in metrics involving quality, delivery, technology and cost.

Logistics Plus: Logistics Plus named Dayton Freight 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. Performance ratings are based on actual data; input from the Logistics Plus sales/marketing, operations and accounting teams; and input from a few of their top customers. This is the first time Dayton Freight has won this award.

Read more at www.daytonfreight.com

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Holland Hosts Fifth Annual Safety Drive for a Cure

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HOLLAND, Mich., March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Truck drivers from across the United States will be traveling to the Holland service center in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, March 18, to not only show their commitment to highway safety and driving skills–but to raise awareness for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) Georgia Chapter at the annual Safety Drive for a Cure.

“This event showcases how serious the trucking industry is about safety,” said Holland President Scott Ware. “It helps get more drivers involved in state truck driving competitions, gives veteran drivers a way to fine tune their safety skills, and aids the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Holland is honored to host the annual Safety Drive for a Cure.”

The event originally began in 1999 in North Carolina as an inner-company event between North Carolina and the border states as the “Battle of the Borders.” It was developed as a way for drivers to learn from the “best of the best” in the profession.

This year’s “Safety Drive for a Cure” features a world-class course and over twenty of the American Trucking Associations (ATA)’s elite Road Team Captains (including Jeff Payne, Reddaway professional driver; and Holland professional drivers Russell Simpson and Herschel Evans), as well as exhibiting both ATA’s image trucks onsite.

Read more at www.hollandregional.com

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Averitt Named Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier Of The Year

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn, March 14, 2017 — For the second time in three years, Averitt Express has been named as Cenveo’s Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. Cenveo, a leader in the management and distribution of customized print and related offerings, is based in Stamford, Conn., and operates a label printing facility in Jefferson City, Tenn.

The honor, which was based on Averitt’s 2016 performance, was determined by on-time service and damage ratio, as well as Averitt’s day-to-day relationship with Cenveo’s facilities throughout its network. Averitt earned the same recognition from Cenveo in 2014, when Cenveo began awarding its Regional LTL Carrier of the Year honor.

Read more at averittexpress.com

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