Reddaway Receives Safety Honors from California Trucking Association
TUALATIN, Ore., May 9, 2013
TUALATIN, Ore., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) – The California
Trucking Association (CTA) has recognized Reddaway with two of its annual
Fleet Safety Awards. Reddaway was the proud recipient of the first place
trophy in the LTL/General Commodities--Local/Short Haul Over 4 Million Miles
category as well as the second place trophy in the LTL/General
Commodities--Linehaul Over 7 Million Miles category.
The awards were presented to Reddaway officers at the Annual CTA Fleet Safety
Awards Banquet held at the Sheraton Grand of Sacramento on Thursday, April 4,
2013. This marks the third year-in-a-row that Reddaway has received Fleet
Safety Awards from the California Trucking Association. In 2012, Reddaway was
awarded the second place trophy in the LTL/General Commodities--Linehaul Over
7 Million Miles category, as well as the Charlie Giles Memorial Award for Most
Improved Fleet in 2012.
The CTA evaluated the safety performances in 2012 of over 50 California
carriers. Winning contestants were selected based upon a number of safety
measures and practices. An independent panel of judges chosen from government
agencies reviewed companies based upon criteria such as documented safety
programs and procedures, training, driver supervision, preventive maintenance,
and overall record of accident reduction.
"Our ability to remain leaders in safety depends upon everyone at Reddaway
giving it his/her all every day," said Dave Yonomoto, Reddaway Director of
Safety. "It is thanks to the hard work of our safety-dedicated employees that
we are able to win awards like these, and we are incredibly grateful for their
commitment. We would also like to thank the California Trucking Association
for their recognition over the years and for our continued partnership in
Reddaway, founded in Oregon City, Ore., has served the Pacific Northwest since
1919. Through its comprehensive regional service center network, Reddaway has
built a long-standing tradition of reliable, next-day and two-day delivery
services for less-than-truckload shipments in the western United States and
Canada, including Alaska and Hawaii. Reddaway, a 19-time Quest for Quality
award winner, received the recognition in 2012 from Logistics Management
magazine in the Expedited Motor Carriers category. For more information, visit
reddawayregional.com. Reddaway is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
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