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National Truck Driver Appreciation Statement

September 12, 2010

National Truck Driver Appreciation Statement

Transplace wishes to recognize the efforts of America’s truck drivers and offer a resounding thank you to our carriers and their drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

September 12, 2010 (Dallas, TX) 

To All Professional Truck Drivers,

Transplace wishes to recognize the efforts of America’s truck drivers and offer a resounding thank you to our carriers and their drivers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. We are aware of the challenges drivers face each day, and Transplace appreciates the dedication and professionalism you display to assist us in servicing our customers.

As one of America’s top Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies, Transplace prides itself with offering world-class customer service. Accomplishing this requires extraordinary efforts from one of the hardest working segments of the American economy; the men and women who carry our customers’ freight. Quality drivers are crucial to ensure that Transplace can effectively implement efficiency and deliver the greatest value.

The transportation industry is at a critical juncture in its history. The current volatility in the U.S. economy has caused a host of challenges that impact every aspect of the supply chain. Truck drivers are the critical link that keeps our economy moving. Drivers must provide on-time service, meet the national hours of service requirements, and do so safely, all while balancing the demands of their families.

As such, we would like to offer specific recognition to some very special drivers from our Transplace Carrier Merit Program – Platinum level. The carriers that have attained Platinum status represent the highest level of service, customer satisfaction, dedication and reliability. In turn, these drivers represent the top drivers from their respective companies in the areas of safety, service and professionalism as chosen by each of our Platinum carriers:

Vince Brian – C.R. England Jack Hall – Roehl Transport, Inc.

Stephanie Klang – Con-Way Truckload, Inc. Albert B. Sutton – Smith Transport

James Yerkma – Gordon Trucking Linda Kinder – Southern Freight Inc.

Stephen Tompkins – Heartland Express Bruce Olston – Stan Koch & Sons Trucking Inc.

Walter Gaitan – KKW Trucking, Inc. Roger Bradberry – Transplace Specialized Services

Edward Kennedy – KLLM Transport Services Rudy Rodriguez – Triways, Inc.

Miles Lane – Landair Transport, Inc. Bobby Shepherd – USA Truck, Inc.

Phillip B. Polk – McKelvey Trucking Company

Thank you for your efforts. Our success depends on you and your individual commitment to pleasing our customers.


George Abernathy

About Transplace

Transplace is a North American non-asset based logistics services provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain strategy consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base ranging from mid-market shippers to Fortune 500 companies.

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