Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced the winners of its 2008 Drivers of the Year. The annual awards are the highest honor the company bestows on its professional truck drivers.
Winners were chosen based on exemplary performance, dedication to safety and professional service representing Con-way Truckload. Awardees included both solo and team drivers who previously had been selected as Drivers of the Month during 2008.
“Our Drivers of the Year represent the top of an already elite group of previous award winners,” says Herb Schmidt, president of Con-way Truckload. “Their professionalism and safe driving practices set them apart as great role models who are well-deserving of our company’s highest recognition.”
Con-way Truckload honored the 2008 winners at a recent ceremony, where they received commemorative plaques, wrist watches, custom jackets and cash prizes. They also were recognized with a proclamation by the Missouri House of Representatives, and inducted into the Con-way Truckload Hall of Fame at the company’s headquarters in Joplin, Mo.
The 2008 Con-way Truckload honorees are: