DULLES, Va. — Eighteen private fleet truck drivers who have demonstrated high performance standards against their peer drivers throughout the country based on customer service, safety, adherence to company standards, regulatory compliance, and community service have been honored by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) as National Driver All-Stars.
The award, co-sponsored by International Truck/Navistar Inc., was presented at a ceremony that took place in conjunction with NPTC’s National Safety Conference, September 13-14.
“These drivers embody all the characteristics, skills and attitudes that are the heart of what enables the private fleet to continue to deliver exceptional levels of customer service,” said NPTC President and CEO Gary Petty.
“They are ambassadors, not only for their company, but for the entire private fleet community. We are honored to recognize these private fleet drivers for meeting high performance standards in the fields of customer service, safety and compliance.”
NPTC initiated the National Driver All-Stars program in 2009 to recognize those drivers of NPTC fleet member companies based on how they perform against their own internal customer service metrics. Specific measures of the recognition include:
- Customer service (uniform/appearance; on-time deliveries; attitude/conduct; customer feedback; loading/unloading; cooperation)
- Safety (number of DOT reportable accidents; number of OSHA reportable injuries; number of traffic violations verified by current MVR)
- Compliance with company standards (attendance, attendance at safety meetings, training, paperwork, etc.)
- Regulatory compliance (hours of service, DVIR, MVR, etc.), and
- Community service.
Pictured front row from left are honorees Rick Keller, Frito-Lay Inc.; Matthew Dosland, John Deere, assigned by CPC Logistics Inc.; Steve Williams, Perdue Farms Inc.; Thomas Bryant, Shaw Industries Group Inc.; Brent Dempsey, TMH Transport, LLC; and Duane Moore, Marathon Petroleum Company LP. Back row from left are David Magers, Orscheln Farm & Home, LLC; Miriam Anne Goodnough, Fabri-Kal Corporation, assigned by CPC Logistics Inc.; Alex Diaz, Avery Dennison, assigned by CPC Logistics Inc.; Sam Jones, CVS Health; Robert Brown, Moen Incorporated, assigned by CPC Logistics Inc.; James Dorsey, Walgreen Oshkosh, Inc., assigned by CPC Logistics Inc.; Stephen Barbee, Contract Transportation Systems/The Sherwin-Williams Company; Joe Coleman, Core-Mark International; Tonney Holloway, Aaron’s, Inc.; William (Mike) Loomis, Kroger Company; and Stuart Olson, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, assigned by CPC Logistics, Inc. Not pictured was Seth Maurer, WFM Transport, Inc.
Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management.
NPTC is a leading learning resource center, government affairs advocate, and business networking culture for America’s top private fleet and supplier member companies. The Council produces benchmarking, best practices, and economic data reports on the private fleet market; administers the highly regarded Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) training program, and conducts such events as the Annual Conference and Trade Show, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference.