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PITT OHIO Earns Eighth American Trucking Associations President's Trophy for Safety Excellence

Pittsburgh, PA (May 13, 2024) - PITT OHIO, a leader in transportation, warehouse, and logistics services, is proud to announce it has been awarded the prestigious American Trucking Associations (ATA) President's Trophy in the Over 100 Million Miles category. This marks the eighth time PITT OHIO has received this award; winning every year the company has been eligible. PITT OHIO received the award at the ATA Safety Management Council (SMC) Annual Meeting on April 26, 2024.

The ATA President's Trophy is the highest safety award bestowed by the American Trucking Associations, the largest national trucking industry association in the United States. To be eligible, a motor carrier must achieve superior safety performance across a range of categories, including driver qualifications, safety management programs, vehicle maintenance practices, and accident records. Winning the President's Trophy eight years in a row places PITT OHIO among an elite group of carriers consistently demonstrating a dedication to the well-being of drivers, communities, and the roads we all share.

PITT OHIO’s Chief Operating Officer, Jim Fields, said, "Safety is part of our culture at PITT OHIO. Our teams prioritize safety in every aspect of our organization. We're grateful to President Chuck Hammel for allowing us to invest in the latest and best safety technology for our fleet. This enables our drivers to minimize risks on the road. Congratulations to all our employees, but in particular our Drivers, Dockworkers, Vehicle Maintenance Technicians our Building Maintenance Technicians, our Terminal Operations, and our Safety Department."

“PITT OHIO’s dedication to safety is truly remarkable,” said Jacob Pierce, Executive Director for SMC. “Winning the President’s Trophy for eight consecutive years they are eligible is a feat that deserves significant recognition. Their commitment to safety excellence serves as an inspiration to the entire trucking industry.”

"This President's Trophy is a testament to the tireless dedication of our entire team at PITT OHIO," said Jeff Mercadante, Vice President of Safety at PITT OHIO. "Safety is not just a priority; it's a core value deeply ingrained in our company culture. We empower our drivers with the resources and training they need to navigate the roads safely and efficiently, and we are incredibly proud of their commitment to accident prevention."

PITT OHIO remains dedicated to fostering a culture of safety that prioritizes the well-being of its drivers, the motoring public, and the communities it serves. The company's ongoing commitment to safety training, innovative technology, and driver wellness programs sets a high bar within the industry.


PITT OHIO has been providing the best value in transportation and logistics solutions to our customers for over 45 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 fleet management and more. To make this happen, and to fulfill PITT OHIO’s Purpose, they employ over 3,400 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

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Candi Cybator
Director of Marketing, PITT OHIO

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