Pittsburgh, PA (September 22, 2010) - PITT OHIO EXPRESS is proud to announce that they have received three awards given out by the American Trucking Association (ATA) Safety Council.
PITT OHIO EXPRESS placed First in the General Commodities/LTL/Local, Between 20-50 Million Miles category and Second in the General Commodities/LTL/Linehaul, Between 10-50 Million Miles category in the ATA National Truck Safety Contest. PITT OHIO EXPRESS also placed Third in the General Commodities/LTL, Between 1,001-5,000 Employee category in the ATA National Industrial Safety Contest. The awards are presented to those carriers who have maintained the lowest fleet accident and injury frequency in that category.
Ron Uriah, Vice President of Safety and Risk Management said, "Thank you to our drivers for the continued recognition they bring to our organization by their performance on the highway every day and night. Our drivers work very hard at being safe. We are also very honored to have placed Third in the Injury Prevention Category as it seems as our efforts with our Employee Wellness Initiative is really making a difference.
"Being recognized by the ATA and winning these three safety awards," continues Uriah, "is definitely a team effort at PITT OHIO EXPRESS. I would like to thank all of the following for their continued support to ensure the safety of our employees and the community: the Safety Department Staff, the Senior Driver Trainers, our Terminal Operations Personnel, Line Haul Control and our Vehicle Maintenance Department."
In adhering to their "We're Always There For You" signature commitment, PITT OHIO EXPRESS is dedicated to providing their customers with the best value in its Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Truckload, Supply Chain Solutions and Ground services. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, PITT OHIO EXPRESS services the entire Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions.
For more information, please contact
Candi Cybator, Manager Marketing/Public Relations
1-800-366-7488, extension 6313