Tuesday, May 18, 2010

US Truckers Win Supply Chain And Logistics Security Awards

ATA Recognise Police and Freight Hauliers Achievements
Shipping News Feature

US – The Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Council (SCS&LPC) of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) have presented their 2010 Excellence in Security Award to Schneider National, Inc. of Green Bay, Wisconsin and its Leadership Award to Richard Martin, Corporate Director of Security at Knight Transportation Incorporated in Phoenix, Arizona. The SCS&LPC also awarded Cargo Theft Prevention Distinguished Service Awards to Lt. Cmdr. John Antillon of the California Highway Patrol and Det. William Morales of the Miami-Dade Police Department at the CouncilÂ’s recent Supply Chain Security 2010 conference and exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas.

The ATA Excellence in Security Award is given to the motor carrier best demonstrating its ability to evaluate the risk, implement the plans, apply the tools, train the personnel and manage the systems and processes to successfully minimize theft and secure its supply chain. Accepting the award was Walter Fountain, CPP, CCSP, Director, Loss Prevention and Enterprise Security at Schneider National, Inc. The company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies with transport and logistics solutions including Truckload, Dedicated, Regional, Bulk, Intermodal, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and International Logistics services.

ATA Senior Vice President Warren Hoemann said:

“Schneider National is being recognized for its comprehensive and effective security policies, procedures, plans, programs, and training; its commitment to constantly re-evaluating and controlling risk; its innovative approach to traditional and homeland security challenges; its extensive emergency response protocols and programs; its successful record of securing the supply chain; and its contributions to national transportation security.”

Knight Transportation Inc. is a truckload carrier offering dry van, refrigerated, intermodal and brokerage services to customers through a network of service centres located throughout the United States serving North America. Richard Martin received his award for “his relentless devotion to helping secure the supply chain both for his company and for the industry.”