Milton, Pa. New Penn Facility Celebrates 500 Day Major Safety Milestone
LEBANON, Pa., May 30, 2013
LEBANON, Pa., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW)-- On May 15, 2013
the New Penn Milton, Pa. facility celebrated its 500^th consecutive day
without a single lost time injury. This monumental achievement was reached by
all employees at the facility across all operations including dock-workers,
drivers, office-workers and sales personnel.
"Working safely every day takes practice, determination and focus. I am proud
of the employees at Milton, Pa., and their level of commitment. These
employees lead our team through their attention to safety and high quality
service each and every day," said Steve Gast, New Penn president. "I was proud
to meet each employee and thank them for their superb commitment to safety on
that record-breaking day."
The Milton terminal serves the North Central Pennsylvania region and currently
employs 39 professionals. Terminal Manager Ruth Mull commended those
individuals on their achievement, and stressed the significance of workplace
"Achieving this record takes everyone's involvement," said Ruth. "As a manager
or supervisor you can discuss safety every day and make it your top priority .
. . but it all comes down to the employees and what they do. The employees
make this happen with their work ethics and diligence to work injury-free. I
cannot thank our employees enough."
In addition to the safety commitment and focus of its employees, New Penn
officials cite ongoing safety initiatives and training programs for assisting
in the success of its many facilities. These initiatives and programs consist
of training videos, sophisticated weather and roadway monitoring technologies,
regular safety meetings, and more.
About New Penn
New Penn, a regional less-than-truckload motor carrier based in Lebanon, Pa.,
provides industry-leading reliability and next-day service through a network
of 25 service centers in the northeastern United States, Quebec, Canada and
Puerto Rico. New Penn is widely regarded as one of the most efficiently
operated transportation providers and has one of the lowest claim ratios in
the industry. A recipient of the Quest for Quality Awards from Logistics
Management magazine for 18 years, New Penn received two performance excellence
recognitions in 2012 in the categories of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL
Carriers and Expedited Motor Carriers. For more information, visit
www.newpenn.com. New Penn is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
Media Contact: Suzanne Dawson
LAK Public Relations, Inc.
SOURCE YRC Worldwide, New Penn
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