And for helping put a chicken in every pot … Paul Schulz, senior vice president of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), received the Herbert Hoover Award at the FMI Annual Business Conference in March. Schulz was honored for his three decades of distinguished service to the food distribution industry.
All eyes on the road. National Freight Inc. of Vineland, N.J., won first place in the "Over 100 Million Miles" division of the Truckload Carriers Association's National Fleet Safety Awards Program. Since it began operations in 1932 with a single dump truck, National Freight has grown into a $400 million a year national logistics player.
Building alliances. Integrated Warehousing Solutions has presented Psion Teklogix, a company that provides solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection systems, with its Business Alliance Partner Excellence Award.
Best in show. Radio Beacon Inc., a developer of warehouse management software for 3PLs, manufacturers and distributors, has announced that its WMS software was chosen Best Warehouse Management System at the Moscow International Logistics Forum. Radio Beacon was honored along with its Russian partner, Pilot Corp.
Turbo fans. At the Transportation Intermediaries Association's recent awards dinner, TIA President and CEO Bob Voltmann presented James K. Syfan III, CTB and president of Turbo Logistics Inc., with the 2004 Heritage Award. The Heritage Award recognizes an industry leader for service, leadership and long-term support of TIA, its members and the industry.