THOMASVILLE, N.C. (May 25, 2017) — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. announced the 2017 John Yowell OD Family Spirit Award recipient is Orrin Mannozzi ("OC"). OC is a line haul driver for the North Georgia service center in Pendergrass, GA.
OC lives in Georgia with his wife, Dollie. They have 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and joined the OD family in 2007.
Old Dominion created the award to preserve the legacy of the late John Yowell, former OD Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and his perpetual spirit of giving. The award recognizes an employee who embodies the OD Family Spirit through selfless dedication to helping others.
OC and his family support the Madison County Crisis Center and Department of Family and Children Services, helping troubled teenagers, the homeless, hungry, elderly and people needing financial assistance.
"Winning the John Yowell award is extremely humbling. I never thought I would win an award like this. God has given me the opportunities and tools to help others, and I am truly thankful," said Orrin Mannozzi.
He also shared that he enjoys working at Old Dominion because of the family atmosphere and daily support from management, including great equipment and training.
"OC's co-workers describe him as a good man working with professionalism, integrity and safety," said David Congdon, Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO of Old Dominion Freight Line. "Through his service in the community, his church and with our employees, OC truly embodies the OD Family Spirit and serves as an inspiration to us all."
During his 9-year tenure with Old Dominion, OC has driven nearly 1 million miles without a preventable accident.
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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. Old Dominion 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:
•Institutional Investors named David Congdon 2017 Best CEO for Airfreight & Surface Transportation division
•The ATA Transportation Security Council awarded OD with its 2016 Excellence in Claims and Loss Prevention Award for the fourth consecutive year.
•Mastio & Company ranked Old Dominion as No. 1 National LTL carrier for the seventh consecutive year.
•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.
•Supply Chain Brain 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 as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies for three consecutive years.
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