Andrews Logistics Wins Multiple NTTC Safety Awards

June 2, 2010 | Andrews Logistics, Inc. Industry News

DALLAS – June 2, 2010 – A winning safety record has brought a record number of award wins to Andrews Logistics Inc. (ALI). The National Tank Truck Carriers association (NTTC) has recognized ALI for outstanding achievement in five categories—including the organization’s top prize, the 2009 Outstanding Performance Trophy.
 
Recipients of the NTTC’s Outstanding Performance Trophy are singled out for their outstanding safety record; their safety preventive maintenance programs; their personnel safety program and record; their involvement in tank-truck industry issues; and their contributions to ongoing highway safety. 
 
Irving, Texas-based ALI ran 10.7 million miles in 2009 and had a frequency of just .093 accidents per million miles. In addition to winning the industry-wide Outstanding Performance Trophy, the company’s safety record led to recognition from NTTC in three specific categories.
 
ALI received NTTC Grand Awards in the “10 to 13 million miles class” for Competitive Safety, Personnel Safety and, for the sixth year, in the Annual Safety Improvement category. Open to all members of the NTTC, the Annual Safety Improvement Award compares a company’s accident frequency record on a year-to-year basis and recognizes carriers that improve on their own past performance.
 
Also recognized by the NTTC was Griff Odgers, vice president of safety and risk for ALI, who was named the 2009 Tank Truck Safety Director of the Year.
 
J. Darron Eschle, CEO of Andrews Logistics, said the awards were a reflection of ALI’s relentless focus on safety issues. “In the tank truck transportation industry, safety can never be taken for granted,” he said. “We’re constantly looking for innovative ways to provide our clients with safe and error-free deliveries, and we’re honored that our efforts have been recognized by an organization that contributes so much to our industry,” he added.
 
A membership-driven, issues-oriented organization, the NTTC is the only international trade association focused exclusively on the tank truck industry. The NTTC’s 2009 Safety Contest Winners were announced during a May 12 breakfast in Chicago. The breakfast is sponsored by Heil Trailer International of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

About Andrews Logistics Inc.
Andrews Logistics Inc. is an asset-based transportation logistics company providing third-party logistics services, including dedicated contract carriage, contract warehousing and freight management. Based in Irving, Texas, ALI has locations in Dallas, Houston, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and Oklahoma. Founded in 1997, ALI serves a variety of industries, including petroleum, chemicals, steel manufacturing, building materials, retail and other household goods. For more information, visit www.andrewslogistics.com.