TUALATIN, Ore., May 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Nasdaq:YRCW) – Reddaway Area Safety Manager, Frank Lococo, based in Orange, Calif., was presented with the California Trucking Association's 2013 Fleet Safety Professional of the Year award. This honor, sponsored by the California Trucking Association (CTA) Safety Department, is designed to recognize the truck fleet safety manager whose accomplishments are truly outstanding. The award promotes the highest standards on fleet safety programs as well as the qualifications and performance of safety professionals in the commercial vehicle transportation industry.
The 2013 Fleet Safety Professional of the Year award was presented as part of the CTA's annual Fleet Safety Awards Banquet, held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento, Calif., on April 16, 2014. During the ceremonies, Reddaway was also presented with a third place award in the LTL/General Commodities Linehaul Over Seven Million Miles category. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Reddaway has won one or more Fleet Safety Awards from the California Trucking Association.
"We would like to congratulate Frank Lococo on a truly remarkable accomplishment," said Reddaway President and CEO, T.J. O'Connor. "It's through the hard work and safety dedication of professionals like Frank that Reddaway remains an industry leader in next-day, regional LTL services. A big thank you to Frank and all of the safety dedicated Reddaway employees who make Reddaway synonymous with safety."
Frank Lococo has been in the transportation industry for over thirty years--eighteen of which he has spent working with Reddaway.
"Although I've been in this industry for many years, I continue learning something new about safety every day," said Lococo. "I am always looking for opportunities to reach out to our employees and share safety information in a meaningful way."
Winners of the Fleet Safety Awards are chosen by an independent panel of judges who evaluate carriers across a variety of measures such as the organization of safety programs, training, driver supervision, preventative maintenance and an overall record of accident reduction.
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 20-time Quest for Quality award winner, received the recognition in 2013 from Logistics Management magazine in the Western Regional LTL Motor Carriers category. For more information, visit reddawayregional.com. Reddaway is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
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