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Safety Company, MSA, Names PITT OHIO Carrier of the Year

Pittsburgh, PA (March 28, 2023) - PITT OHIO, a leader in transportation, warehouse and logistics services has been named Carrier of the Year by safety company, MSA Safety.   

To determine their Carrier of the Year, MSA leadership reviews characteristics of their partners, including safety/people, sustainability, quality, delivery performance and collaboration. MSA selects one transportation partner each year who they believe performed the best at the following:

  • focuses on the well-being of their employees and has a passion for what they do
  • demonstrates safe practices and has safety programs in place
  • focuses on continuous improvement with their sustainability efforts
  • delivers high quality service with a positive customer service experience
  • shares information and is agile ability to identify the root cause and provide actions for claims
  • executes operation excellence and delivers on time delivery efficiently
  • operates within budget and provides proactive solutions to reduce costs

“MSA and PITT OHIO are two companies that have such a large presence and meaning to the Western PA community, that it is with great pride we were able to provide this recognition to PITT OHIO,” said Chris Cerutti, Global Transportation Manager at MSA Safety. “Not only did they meet the standards within our Safety/People, Quality, Delivery and Cost KPI’s, but they went above and beyond in true partnership fashion. Our sales representative has been instrumental in developing and growing the relationship and is always available to work on solutions together.”

“When it comes to aligning with businesses who share our same values and commitment to safety, MSA is at the top of our list,” PITT OHIO’s Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Geoff Muessig. “We value our partnership with MSA and appreciate their acknowledgement of how we run our company and how it benefits their business.” 


Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products and software that protect people and facility infrastructures. Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, software, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The Company's comprehensive product line is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets, including fire service, the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, construction, industrial manufacturing applications, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, utilities, mining and the military.  MSA's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, firefighter helmets and protective apparel, and fall protection devices. With 2022 revenues of $1.5 billion, MSA employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide.  The Company is headquartered north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pa., and has manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America. For more information visit MSA's website at


PITT OHIO has been providing the best value in transportation and logistics solutions to our customers for over 43 years, reaching over $900 million in revenue last year. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, PITT OHIO services the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Northeast regions. In addition to their legacy LTL freight solution, PITT OHIO provides supply chain and logistics solutions including expedite, freeze protection, truckload, warehouse and distribution, container transloading, dedicated and more. To make this happen, and to fulfill PITT OHIO’s Purpose, they employ over 3,200 employees who are committed to doing the right thing every day.  Explore their website to see how PITT OHIO is dedicated to the safe and sustainable motor transport of products, doing right by their employees and their customers, and making a positive impact on the environment. To contact PITT OHIO, schedule service, or apply for employment, please visit their website at

For more information, please contact:

Candi Cybator
Director of Marketing, PITT OHIO
412-232-3015, ext. 6313