Michigan Trucking Association Honors Con-way Freight for Safe Driving
Company Wins Outstanding Achievement in Highway Safety
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - March 19, 2008 - Con-way Freight came out a winner at the
recent Michigan Trucking Association (MTA) Annual Safety Awards Banquet. The
less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) today
announced that it has been recognized for its exemplary safety record and
practices by the MTA. Con-way was honored with a fleet safety plaque for
Outstanding Achievement in Highway Safety in the General Commodities
division. Con-way also received this award in 2007. The annual awards were
presented by Terri Lynn Land, Michigan's secretary of state, at a ceremony
in Lansing in late February.
"Once again, we are pleased to be able to honor Con-way Freight for its
outstanding achievement," said Walter G. Heinritzi, executive director,
Michigan Trucking Association. "Con-way clearly exhibits an ongoing
commitment to safety, and we're glad to have the opportunity to recognize
the company among its peers."
Winners are selected based on factors including miles driven, types of
driving, number of accidents and other safety indicators. The awards are
sponsored by the Great West Casualty Company, one of the largest insurers of
trucking companies in the United States.
"The fact that we won this award two years in a row is a testament to our
drivers' dedication to safe driving practices," said John G. Labrie,
president, Con-way Freight. "Safety is a core value at Con-way, and we
believe winning this award showcases our drivers' devotion to making it a
Based in Lansing, the MTA supports a current membership of more than 600
companies and has been serving Michigan's trucking industry since 1934. The
organization's mission is to enhance the trucking industry's image, promote
highway safety, provide educational programs for its members and serve as a
clearinghouse for information on the trucking industry.
About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry's leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight
transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and
transcontinental service through a single, unified network of more than 400
service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Based
in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight offers LTL freight delivery across
North America, as well as delivery in the United States for international
less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its
OceanGuaranteedSM service. Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway
carrier and is ISO 9001- and 14001-, C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.7 billion
freight transportation and logistics services company and FORTUNE magazine's
"Most Admired Company" in transportation and logistics for 2007. For more
information, visit www.con-way.com/freight.
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