TUALATIN, Ore., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) — Reddaway representatives attending the recent annual meeting of the Utah Trucking Association (UTA) received two top awards. Reddaway was recognized with a first place award for both Industrial Safety for General Commodities (companies less than 200 employees) and the Great West Safety Award for less-than-truckload carriers (less than seven million miles) for miles run and hours worked in the State of Utah in the calendar year 2012.
Awards like these presented by UTA recognize the strong safety focus of Reddaway transportation professionals and promote safe operating practices throughout the industry. "This is a terrific validation of our Utah employees' commitment to safety," said Dave Yonemoto, Reddaway Director of Safety. "Safety is its own reward and our first concern is simply that every Reddaway employee returns home healthy and injury-free at the end of his or her workday. It is gratifying to have the outstanding safety performance of the Reddaway team recognized by industry peers."
In addition to these two awards, Reddaway drivers and dock workers earned an Industrial Safety Award and the Great West Safety Award for LTL carriers in 2004.
"We strive for on-time delivery with every shipment, but our foremost goal is always safety for our employees, our customers and other drivers on our roads and highways," said TJ O'Connor, Reddaway President and CEO. "Our drivers, dock workers and other professionals stand out from the rest when it comes to safety. We appreciate the UTA for recognizing their outstanding safety performance."
Reddaway, founded in Oregon City, Ore., has served the Pacific Northwest since 1919. Through its comprehensive regional service center network, Reddaway has built a long-standing tradition of reliable, next-day and two-day delivery services for less-than-truckload shipments in the western United States and Canada, including Alaska and Hawaii. Reddaway, a 19-time Quest for Quality award winner,
received the recognition in 2012 from Logistics Management magazine in the Expedited Motor Carriers category. For more information, visit reddawayregional.com. Reddaway is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide.
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