THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 3, 2016) - Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. was awarded the ATA 2016 President's Trophy in the "Over 100 Million Miles" category.
The trophy is the highest safety award available to motor carriers in the United States. The honor is determined by overall safety record, safety programs and community outreach activities.
"Our team across the country works tirelessly to ensure we run a safe operation," said Sam Faucette, vice president of safety and compliance, Old Dominion Freight Line. "The ATA President's Trophy recognizes that dedication to safety."
There are two stages of judging. First, motor carrier safety professionals judge Old Dominion's safety program. In the second stage, the safety program is reviewed by commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel and CVSA representatives. All of the judges agreed OD has the superior safety program, safety record and commitment to industry wide safety.
To be eligible for the award, nominees must place in the top three in the Truck and/or Industrial Safety Contest.
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About Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) is a leading, less-than-truckload ("LTL"), union-free company providing premium service to all its customers. OD offers regional, inter-regional and national LTL service. In addition to its core LTL services, the company offers its customers a broad range of logistics services including ground and air expedited transportation, supply chain consulting, transportation management, truckload brokerage, container delivery and warehousing. In addition, Old Dominion offers a consumer product for household moving: OD Household Services. Through strategic partnerships, the Company also offers international freight forwarding services throughout the world. Old Dominion's claims ratio and on-time record are among the best in the industry. For more than 80 years, Old Dominion has been helping the world keep promises.
Recently, Old Dominion was recognized with the following acknowledgements for company leadership in the industry:
•ATA 2016 President's Trophy Award winner in the Over 100 Million Miles category
•2016 SmartWay Excellence Award winner.
•Inbound Logistics magazine recognized Old Dominion as a 2016 Top 100 Trucker and named the company to its 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) list for the sixth consecutive year.
•For the seventh consecutive year, Logistics Management honored OD with its Quest for Quality Award.
•SupplyChainBrain named ODFL in its 2016 "100 Great Supply Chain Partners" listing.
•NASSTRAC honored the company as 2016 Multi-Regional LTL Carrier of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.
•Forbes Magazine named Old Dominion one of America's Best Employers in 2015
•Fortune named CEO David Congdon to its 2015 Businessperson of the Year list.
•The ATA Transportation Security Council awarded OD with its 2015 Excellence in Claims and Loss Prevention Award for the third consecutive year.
•Mastio & Company ranked Old Dominion as No. 1 National LTL carrier for the sixth consecutive year.
•Commercial Carrier Journal ranked OD No. 10 on the 2015 Top 250 Carriers list.
•Forbes Magazine named Old Dominion as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies for three consecutive years.
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