The National Safety Council (NSC) has honored ABF Freight System with its 2005 Fleet Contest Division Leader Award. Presented during the annual NSC Safety Awards Banquet June 30, in Los Angeles, the award recognizes outstanding performance by a freight carrier in transportation safety.
“ABF professional drivers contribute daily to safe and secure freight transportation throughout North America,” said ABF safety and security director Jim McFarlin, who accepted the award on behalf of the 7,000 professional drivers employed by the company. “Safety is always a top priority at ABF, and it’s an honor to have our safety efforts recognized with this prestigious award from the NSC.”
NSC is an international nonprofit public service organization, founded in 1913 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953. Based in Itasca, IL, the organization provides programs, products and services to 30 million people employed at 48,000 member facilities worldwide.