Erb International wins Volvo safety award

Greensboro, NC, US: Erb International and Muñoz Trucking have won the 2012 Volvo Trucks Safety Award.

The awards are open to all US and Canadian fleets with more than five Class 8 trucks. The awards are given in two categories: for fleets with less than 20 million miles annual operation and for those with more than 20 million miles.

Fleets were ranked by their accident frequency rates, using the US Department of Transportation definition of a ‘recordable accident’ as well as their accident prevention programmes.

Erb International Inc from Ontario was the winner in the ‘more than 20 million mile’ category of Volvo Trucks’ Safety Award 2012 in North America

Erb International from Ontario which operates more than 240 trucks and specialises in temperature-controlled cargoes in the US and CAnada,  won the large fleet category. Muñoz Trucking from Texas with a fleet of 79 trucks won Category A.

Both companies were rewarded for their low accident frequency rates as well as their accident prevention programmes.

“We are absolutely thrilled to win the Volvo Trucks Safety Award,” said Wendell Erb, Erb International president and chief executive.

“When there is proven technology like Volvo offers that can improve safety for us, we will be right there to add it to the spec of the truck. What we see with Volvo is the safety side of the equipment is definitely an added bonus. Volvo is competitive in everything and at the same time, they are a very safe truck,”

The winning fleets were recognised on October 9th at an awards ceremony at the American Trucking Association’s Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas.

WORLD NEWS

Malvin Fabal takes GCCA Latin America Future Leader Award

Bogotá, Colombia: Malvin Fabal, logistics and frozen warehouse supervisor at Rannik, Dominican Republic,  is the winner of the  2022 Global Cold Chain Alliance Latin America …

READ THE FULL STORY >

FreezPak Logistics plans cold store network in US

Jacksonville, Florida, US: FreezPak Logistics, together with BG Capital, are to build a $120m temperature-controlled warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida. The move is part of plans to …

READ THE FULL STORY >

GCCA appoints South African committee members

Cape Town, South Africa: Members of the Global Cold Chain Alliance in South Africa have pledged their time and commitment to serve on the GCCA …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Idem telematics cold chain verification

Munich, Germany: Idem telematics has simplified cold chain document verification whether the recipient prefers a paper printout or data in different formats as proof. Idem …

READ THE FULL STORY >

© 2022 Global Cold Chain News | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 7 Diddenham Court, Lambwood Hill, Grazeley, Reading RG7 1JQ