FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tera Lankard
November 2006 Public Relations
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CFI Honors October 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 October 2006:
- Company Driver of the Month : Francis Untiedt started driving for CFI in 1996 . He lives in Trenton , Missouri .
- Company Team of the Month : Larry Howell and Daia Elkins began driving for CFI in 1991 and 1995, respectively. They live in Decatur, Texas.
- Contractor Driver of the Month : Philip Sefiane began his career with CFI in 2003. He resides in Houston , Texas .
- Contractor Team of the Month : William and Victoria Bumgardner began their careers at CFI in 1991 and 1997, respectively . They reside in Boerne, Texas. Both have driven over one million miles at CFI and were named Contractor Team of the Month in July 2004 and July 2005.
- As the October 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.