NMFTA, NCC elect officers

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The National Motor Freight Traffic Association and National Classification Committee recently elected officers at their meetings in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The Aug. 5-9 meeting was the first NMFTA/NCC held outside of the United States, and it reflected the association’s celebration of its 50th anniversary and its commitment to expand involvement of carriers throughout North America.

NMFTA is a nonprofit membership association representing more than 1100 less-than-truckload carriers throughout North America.

  • NMFTA’s new chairman is Bill H. Moore, president of Roseville Motor Express, which is headquartered in Crooksville, Ohio, 50 miles east of Columbus.
  • The new vice chairman is Robert B. Block, secretary/treasurer of Dixie Freight, headquartered in Cypress, Texas, northwest of Houston.
  • Larry Kerr, president and chief executive officer of Shippers Express in Jackson, Miss., was elected treasurer.

    The NCC is an autonomous standing committee responsible for maintaining and updating the National Motor Freight Classification. Each year, 100 carrier representatives are elected to represent the more than 1,100 motor carriers participating in the NMFC. The NCC is regulated by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.

  • The NCC’s new chairman is Christopher D. Baltz, senior vice president of yield management and strategic development for ABF Freight Systems, headquartered in Fort Smith, Ark.
  • Edward J. Marsh, director of pricing for Daylight Transport of Long Beach, Calif., was elected first vice chairman for the NCC.
  • The second vice chairman is Michel Belisle, director of interlines and agents for GoJit of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.