Las Vegas, Nevada – Cargo Transporters, Inc. headquartered in Claremont NC, was presented a third place fleet safety award at the recent Truckload Carriers Association meeting in Las Vegas. The company placed third in its division of carriers with annual mileage of 50 to 99.99 million miles.
From many entries across the U.S. and Canada, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has selected the division winners for its prestigious National Fleet Safety Awards. Sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, the awards honor trucking companies that demonstrate a superior commitment to safety and accident reduction. “Truckload carriers are constantly striving to improve overall safety while out on the roads,” said Holly Caskey, TCA’s Safety & Security Division chair and the vice president of driver training for Dart Transit Company of Eagen, Minnesota. “It takes a lot of work, and it’s a tremendous achievement when you can boast a very safe record, so we want to showcase that via this contest.”
Cargo Transporters, Inc. is a truckload carrier operating 490 trucks in the continental United States. “We are proud of our professional drivers that worked so hard to achieve this prestigious award,” says Dennis Dellinger, President. “Our trucks traveled over 55 million miles last year. Our drivers worked very hard to operate in the safest and most courteous manner. Our team of professional drivers, matched with our investment in advanced safety technologies, have helped us achieve this award and continue to make our trucks and drivers some of the safest on the road.”
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) represents nearly 700 companies working in and serving the truckload freight industry. Collectively, TCA member companies employ several hundred thousand people across the US and Canada. The association represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, and intermodal container carriers operating in the 48 contiguous states, as well as Alaska, Mexico, and Canada. Representing operators of more than 200,000 trucks, which collectively produce annual revenue of more than $20 billion, TCA is an organization tailored to specific truckload carrier needs.
More on the web at: www.cargotransporters.com OR www.truckload.org