For Immediate Release
Gary Petty, NPTC

(703) 838-8876

April 18, 2014


NPTC Announces Safety Award Winners

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ARLINGTON, VA – The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recognized those fleet members who continue to elevate safety performance during the group’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 13-15, 2014 in Cincinnati.

“The NPTC/Lytx, Inc. Fleet Safety Awards program recognizes NPTC member companies that work to make safety a priority in their private fleets’ operations,” said Carol Heinowski, Logistics Manager, Safety and Compliance for Meijer, Inc. and Chair of the NPTC Safety Committee. “The Fleet of the Year Awards in particular recognize companies with the lowest ratio of accidents per million miles for the past year.” The 2014 winners (based on safety performance achieved in 2013) are:


LOCAL OPERATIONS (fleets whose vehicles deliver in a local market regardless of size)


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Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management. With an actively engaged leadership team of Board representatives, member volunteers and staff, NPTC in the past decade has grown significantly to serve a rising professional class of private fleet practitioners meeting the challenges of modern corporate transportation. NPTC is the leading learning resource center, government affairs advocate, and business networking culture for America's top private fleet and supplier member companies. The Council produces benchmarking, best practices, and economic data reports on the private fleet market; administers the highly regarded Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) training program, and conducts some of the most successful events in the trucking industry including the Annual Conference and Trade Show, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference. For more information about the Council’s activities and programs, visit our website at


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