Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has won recognition from some of the country’s most respected industry leaders due to the hard work and dedication of our employees nationwide. We are proud of our achievements, and honored to receive recognition from the trucking industry, our customers and third parties.
Below are just a few of the more recent awards celebrating Con-way Truckload:
Sonoco—Carrier of the Year (2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012)
For the third consecutive year, Con-way Truckload has been named Carrier of the Year by Sonoco (NYSE:SON). To earn the distinction, Con-way Truckload uncovered and developed growth opportunities, worked with Sonoco to help solve immediate needs, and demonstrated service excellence through on-time delivery, communication and offering service options. This is the fourth time Con-way Truckload has earned a carrier award from Sonoco since it began working with the company in 2008.
United Sugars Corporation—Carrier Service Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012)
For the fifth consecutive year, Con-way Truckload was honored with the Service in Excellence Award from United Sugars Corporation, the leading marketer of industrial sugar in North America. Con-way Truckload received the award for providing superior shipping performance, on-time service and reliability.
Con-way Truckload Receives Governor's Flag of Freedom Award (2012)
Con-way Truckload received the Governor’s Flag of Freedom award, which is part of the Show-Me Heroes initiative that helps connect military veterans with job opportunities. Administered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, the Show-Me Heroes program showcases Missouri employers who’ve pledged to hire veterans. Recruiting Managers Gretchen Jackson and Alan Brady received the award from Lieutenant Colonel Alan Rohlfing.
Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Motor Carriers (2010 and 2009)
For the second consecutive year, Con-way Truckload has been named as a Top 100 Motor Carrier by Inbound Logistics. More than 250 companies applied to appear on the list. The Inbound Logistics editorial staff chooses the Top 100 Motor Carriers by evaluating material submitted by entrants, as well as through additional research and personal interviews with shippers, drivers, facility managers, trucking company executives and others in the industry.
Criteria for the Best On-Time Service Award included moving no fewer than 1,500 Transplace loads over the past year and delivering best overall service. Con-way Truckload met those goals, moving 5,788 loads and achieving nearly 98 percent on-time pickup and delivery in 2009.
To win Transplace’s first-ever Sustainability Excellence Award required top marks from EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership, of which Con-way Truckload is a member. The company was also selected based on sustainability accomplishments that included lowering its speed governors from 70 to 65 mph, transitioning to single wide-base/low-rolling-resistance tires and specifying aerodynamic fairings.
Excellence in Environmental Stewardship Award (2010)
Con-way Truckload was awarded the Excellence in Environmental Stewardship Award from The Eastern Shawnee Longhouse Management Authority. This award is presented annually by the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce to a business in the Four State Area (Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma) that has demonstrated outstanding efforts in environmental stewardship and conservation.
Best Fleet to Drive For (2010 and 2009)
Con-way Truckload was named a Best Fleet to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Of the 70 nominated for-hire carriers, Con-way Truckload was among 20 to receive the first annual award. Carriers were evaluated on performance in areas such as benefits, professional development, driver and community support, and safety record.
Sonoco—Prospector of the Year (2009)
Each year, Sonoco presents its Prospector Award to a core carrier that best demonstrates the ability to uncover and develop growth opportunities with Sonoco. Since Con-way Truckload and Sonoco began working together in 2008, Con-way Truckload not only achieved core carrier status but also substantially increased its business with the company by proposing innovative ideas, visiting company facilities and generating creative alternatives for moving freight.
Stevie® Award (2009)
Con-way Truckload won a Stevie® Award for Sales Department of the Year in the Distribution & Transportation category. Stevie Award judges selected winners from a group of finalists chosen from more than 500 entries submitted by companies of all sizes in a wide variety of industries.
Michaels Stores, Inc.—Carrier of the Year (2008)
World Trade—Retailer of the Year for Global Supply Excellence, Michaels Stores, Inc. (2008)
SmartWay™ Award (2007 and 2006)
Con-way Truckload received the highest fuel efficiency and environmental performance award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay™ Transport Partnership for implementing innovative technologies aimed at further reducing emissions and conserving fuel.