Winners of the 2011 Great West Casualty Co Fleet Safety Contest received awards at the annual NTTC Tank Truck Safety & Security Council meeting in New Orleans LA. In the front row [from left]: Terry Kolacky, GLS Transport Inc; Nedal Awada, K-Limited Inc; David Guess, Usher Transport Inc; Bobby Burns, Horizon Tank Lines Inc; Paul Baute, Grammer Industries Inc; and Gene Patten and Eddie Smith, Dana Companies. Back row: Neil Voorhees, Trimac Transportation Inc; Jon Harper, Barnett Transportation Inc; Mark Kadlec, AJ Weigand Inc; Ward Best, Atlantic Bulk Carrier Corp; David Renfrew, LLL Transport Inc; Dan Athmer, Commercial Transport Inc; Dave Strein, GLS Transport Inc; Mark Voelker, Stahly Cartage Co; Joel Pakka, Dana Companies; and Scott Claffey, Great West Casualty Co.
Scott Claffey, Great West Casualty Co, presented the Safety and Operational Excellence Award for risk management to representatives of three carriers: Chris Pape and Steve Niswander, Groendyke Inc; Randy Vaughn, Superior Bulk Logistics Inc; and Neil Voorhees and Marcel Pouliot, Trimac Transportation Inc.
Jim Anderson [right], vice-president of safety for Florida Rock & Tank Lines Inc, received a plaque recognizing him as 2011 Tank Truck Safety Director of the Year. The plaque was presented by Mark Harvey, Heil Trailer International. Anderson was honored for directing the safety operations that led to Florida Rock & Tank Lines winning the NTTC 2011 Outstanding Performance Trophy sponsored by Heil Trailer International.
Andrew Woods [right], Bulk Transportation, presents a plaque to Dan Athmer, Commercial Transport Inc, in appreciation of Athmer's service as National Tank Truck Carriers Safety & Security Council chairman for the past year. Woods assumed the chairmanship at the council's annual meeting June 5-7 in New Orleans LA.
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