MONCTON, N.B. — The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association has recognized outstanding individuals from the region’s trucking industry at its annual awards presentation.
The 2009 award recipients include:
Service to the Industry – Gordon Peddle, D.D. Transport, Mount Pearl, Nfld. (also outgoing chairman of the APTA).
Driver of the Year – John Marquette, Clarke Road Transport, Halifax, N.S.
Dispatcher of the Year – Leonard Collins, Day and Ross, Paradise, Nfld.
Safety to Motor Transportation – Kelly Henderson, Trucking Human Resource Sector Council – Atlantic, Truro N.S.
Good Samaritan – Douglas Marshall, Armour Transportation Systems, Westville, N.S.
“We are pleased to pay tribute to these men and women for their hard work and dedication to the industry,” said APTA chair Shane Esson. “Each year the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association recognizes outstanding individuals who toil behind the wheel or behind the desks of the companies that make up our association. We are pleased again this year to present another exceptional group of awards recipients.”
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