Con-way Truckload Honors January Drivers of the Month
Six Drivers Recognized for Outstanding Safety and Performance Records
JOPLIN, Mo. - March 3, 2008 - Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier
and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its monthly
driver award recipients for January 2008:
. Company Driver of the Month: Kenneth Taylor has been a professional
driver for 26 years and has driven more than 730,000 miles since joining
Con-way Truckload in 2003. He lives in Hallettsville, Texas.
. Company Team of the Month: Carl and Becky Holt have been driving
together for Con-way Truckload since 1998. Carl signed on with Con-way in
1996 and convinced Becky to join him two years later. They reside in San
. Contractor Driver of the Month: Jon Smith began his professional
driving career with Con-way Truckload in 1984. He lives in Joplin, Mo.
. Contractor Team of the Month: Robert and Cecilia Wallraven began
driving professionally in 1990 and joined Con-way in 1998. Together they
have driven more than two million miles. The Wallravens reside in
"These individuals all possess an admirable dedication to safety and are
among the finest drivers in our industry," said Herb Schmidt, president,
Con-way Truckload. "Our drivers of the month truly represent the best of the
best at Con-way Truckload."
As January 2008 winners, each driver and team is automatically nominated for
the 2008 year-end driver of the year award in their respective categories.
Drivers of the year receive a cash prize and commemorative plaque, wrist
watch and custom jacket, and are inducted into the Con-way Truckload Hall of
Fame at the company's headquarters in Joplin, Mo. All full-time
over-the-road drivers who have been certified as a driver at Con-way
Truckload for one year are eligible. However, they must be free of moving
violations, accidents and out-of-service violations through state/federal
inspections during the previous 12 months.
Experienced drivers interested in joining the Con-way Truckload team should
visit www.con-way.com or call 866-WORK-4-US (866-967-5487).
About Con-way Truckload
Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is an operating company of Con-way Inc.
(NYSE: CNW) and a leading provider of expedited, time-definite
full-truckload transportation services across North America. Formerly
Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), Con-way Truckload today employs over 3,000
drivers with a fleet of more than 2,700 tractors and 8,600 trailers
operating throughout the United States as well as internationally in Mexico
and Canada. The company provides full-truckload transportation serving the
transcontinental shipping needs of commercial and industrial businesses as
well as sister company Con-way Freight. For more about Con-way Truckload,
visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com/truckload or call (800) 641-4747.
Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) is a $4.7 billion freight transportation and global
logistics company and FORTUNE magazine's "Most Admired Company" in
transportation and logistics for 2007.
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