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Vedder Transportation Group to Receive - Global Natural Gas Award!


Vedder Transportation Group to Receive - Global Natural Gas Award!

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Vedder Transportation Group is pleased to announce Fred Zweep, President of the Vedder Transportation Group is set to receive a prestigious Global Natural Gas "NGV Champion" Award November 7, 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico.

The "NGV Champion" Award is presented biennial by The International Association of Natural Gas Vehicles with its global head office in Auckland, New Zealand.

A "NGV Champion Award" is granted based on the following criteria:


    --  The achievements of the nominee have significantly advanced the
        use of natural gas as a vehicular fuel.
    --  The achievements of the nominee can be clearly seen in terms of
        natural gas vehicles in use.
    --  The achievements of the nominee have far reaching benefits in
        the widest interests of the NGV industry in the country
        concerned.
    --  The achievements of the nominee are consistent with good
        character and political or business ethics.

Comments by Fred Zweep:
"I do not deem the award presentation to be that of my singular success; 
rather it's about the corner stone of success based on the collaborative 
efforts of Vedder Transport Ltd. and our partners FortisBC, Peterbilt Pacific 
and Westport Innovations which has lead to the successful delivery of the 
Vedder Transportation Groups Natural Gas Project!"

"Further, I wish to express my deepest appreciation to the entire Professional 
Driving Fleet of Vedder Transport Ltd. who operate our fleet of 50 Liquefied 
Natural Gas Class 8 Vehicles day in and day out, as without their ongoing 
vested interest and dedication to this project and that of the Vedder 
Transport Ltd.  Implementation group, Peterbilt Pacific, FortisBC and the 
entire Westport Innovations team my vision for Natural Gas LNG Operated Class 
8 Tractors in Western Canada would not have been achievable"

"I wish to recognize Larry Wiebe CEO, Vedder Transportation Group for his 
unwavering support, guidance and shared vision from conception to integration 
of my vision for Natural Gas technology"

About Vedder Transportation Groups Natural Gas Project:
On October 1, 2011 Vedder Transport Ltd. pioneered the implementation of 
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Engine Technology in Western Canada when it placed 
into service fifty (50) LNG Class 8 Tractors into its return to base trucking 
fleet in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

On December 1, 2012, the Vedder Transportation Group along with its partner 
FortisBC will open the 1(st) of its kind in Canada a fully serviced Commercial 
Liquefied (LNG) Natural Gas Card Lock Operation located in Abbotsford, British 
Columbia.

About Vedder Transportation Group:
Founded in 1956, the Vedder Transportation Group is one of Canada's leading 
providers of truck transportation and logistics services throughout North 
America. With its two (2) trucking companies Vedder Transport Ltd. and Can-Am 
West Carriers Inc.  With its head office located in Abbotsford, British 
Columbia Vedder Transport Ltd and Can-Am West Carriers Inc. are family owned 
and operated companies.

Michelle Doyle (f) 604.857.7915 (e) mdoyle@vtlg.com (w) www.vtlg.com

SOURCE: The Vedder Transportation Group

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http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2012/07/c5624.html

CO: The Vedder Transportation Group
ST: British Columbia
NI: TRN ENT 

-0- Nov/07/2012 12:30 GMT

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