FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tera Lankard
September 2006 Public Relations
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CFI Honors August Drivers of the Month
Joplin, MO --- CFI , an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Missouri, is pleased to announce the monthly driver award recipients for August 2006:
- Company Driver of the Month : Donald Westerlund started driving for CFI in 2005. He lives in Lakewood , New York .
- Company Team of the Month : Gene & Rebecca Ling both began driving for CFI in 2005. They live in Hopkins, South Carolina.
- Contractor Driver of the Month : James Oglesby began his career with CFI in 2001. He resides in El Paso , Texas .
- Contractor Team of the Month : Robert & Catherine Tucker began their careers at CFI in 2000 and 2003, respectively . They reside in Fredericktown, Missouri.
- As the August 2006 winners, each driver and team is automatically nominated for the 2006 year-end award in their respective category. All full-time over the road drivers who have been certified as a driver at CFI for one year are eligible for the CFI driver awards. Additional qualifications are as follows:
- Received no moving violations in the previous twelve months;
- Involved in no accidents in the previous twelve months;
- Received no out of service violations through State/Federal inspections in the previous twelve months.
CFI , founded in 1951, operates approximately 2,300 tractors and over 7,400 trailers and transports a variety of goods throughout the contiguous United States and Canada. CFI interlines with Mexican carriers at various border crossings to provide through-trailer service to Mexico. In addition to its Joplin headquarters, CFI operates four terminals and numerous drop lots along the border and throughout the United States. CFI has 37 sales offices throughout North America and a work force of 3,000 people. The driver fleet is comprised of both company drivers and independent contractors. CFI’s website can be found on the Internet at http://www.cfi-us.com. CFI’s site is also available in Spanish, located at http://www.cfi-mx.com.