Marten Transport recognizes Drivers of the Month
Marten Transport announced the following Drivers of the Month for August 2008: Phil-lip and Brenda Mann, Mike Katzenbach, Anthony Watson, Ledor Coleman, Erwin Burney, Ken Jett, Vicki Thundereagle, Brian Bomberger, Janet Medlock, Pablo Waldman, Steve Gaynor, Dan Hellard, Jack Meetze, Doyle Brown, Michael Sullivan, Ronald Byers, Glynn Hintze, Stuart Justin Gibbs, Jeff Clagget, Michael B. Wallace, Jimmy Grady, Danny Drake, Jason Brooks, John Pickett, Scott Fee, Steve Stamper, Ray Boyer, Daniel Veitch, Kenneth Summers, Jr., Tim Dow, Thomas Dixon and Randy Grizzle. To qualify for the award, drivers must be accident-free and meet a minimum of 10,500 miles for the month with 100 percent on-time deliveries.
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Maverick honored by Department of Defense
The Arkansas Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, recently presented Morgan Forrest, fleet manager at Maverick Transportation LLC, with the Patriot Award. Maverick and Forrest received this award in recognition of extraordinary support of the company’s employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
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Schneider Logistics earns SmartWay distinction
Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading global logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, was named a SmartWay Transport Partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Schneider Logistics received the accreditation for its responsible environmental management of its network of 1,200 third-party transportation carriers and commitment to improving their environmental performance. Launched in 2004, the Smart-Way program is a voluntary collaboration be-tween the EPA and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency while striving to reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution.
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LinkAmerica rewards top fuel economy performers
LinkAmerica Corporation announced its top fuel economy performers for the 12-month period covering July 2007 to June 2008. LinkAmerica presented a yellow 2009 Freight-liner Cascadia with the chrome accessories package to each of the top five fuel economy performers. The winners included: John Dill, Bart Hall, Don Collins, James Crosby and Mike Knaak.
WaveBox portable microwave available
Consumers in the United States will be able to purchase the WaveBox portable microwave via a new Web store at www.thewavebox.com. The world’s first truly portable microwave oven, the WaveBox brings the power of the kitchen to mini-vans, trucks, recreational vehicles, job sites, boats and virtually anywhere else today’s active consumers want to “heat it up.” With three power options, consumers now have unprecedented cooking convenience and mobility.