Wheaton announces Drivers of the Month for July, August

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Wheaton World Wide Moving, an Indianapolis-based provider of worldwide transportation services, recently honored six individuals as Drivers of the Month for July and August 2006. Each driver received a cash award and a plaque, along with honorary uniform patches and equipment decals.

The carrier recognized permanent fleet driver Michael O’Shea of Bend, Ore., for the July award. A three-time Driver of the Month, O’Shea has safely driven more than 1.2 million miles since joining the company in 1996. Scott Knight of White Knight Transport Services in Monmouth, Ore., also received the July honor. Knight, who has received five Driver of the Month awards, started driving for Wheaton in 1995. Gary Alcumbrack with Gilmore Moving & Storage in Pensacola, Fla., was the Driver of the Month in the intermittent fleet. Alcumbrack has logged more than 86,000 safe miles since 2005.

The August Driver of the Month award for the permanent fleet went to Ken Fox of Brooksville, Fla. A first-time winner, Fox has more than 350,000 safe miles since joining the fleet in July 1994. Larry Marion of Sevierville, Tenn., received the August intermittent fleet recognition, and Hugh Turner of Kansas City, Mo. was the direct lease honoree.