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Con-way Truckload

October 29, 2009 09:32 ET

Con-way Truckload Recognizes Third Quarter Drivers of the Month

Company Honors 18 Drivers for Safety and Professionalism

JOPLIN, MO--(Marketwire - October 29, 2009) - Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its Drivers of the Month for July, August and September 2009. The company proudly recognized the following 18 drivers for their exceptional performance:

July
   -- Contractor Driver of the Month: Marvin Peck has been with Con-way
      Truckload for seven years and has driven professionally for 22
      years. In 2005 and 2006, Con-way Truckload named Marvin Contractor
      Driver of the Year. To date, he has accumulated more than a
      million accident-free miles. He resides in Bartlesville, Okla.,
      with his fiancée, Judy. When Marvin is not behind the wheel, he
      enjoys being at home with his family and working on his farm.

   -- Contractor Team of the Month: Kathryn Wheeler and James Fisher
      joined Con-way Truckload in 2008. James has been driving
      professionally for more than 22 years, and Kathryn for 13 years.
      In their spare time, the Coshocton, Ohio, driving team enjoys
      deep sea fishing and playing with their grandchildren.

   -- Company Driver of the Month: Calvin Shaw joined Con-way
      Truckload in 2000 and has been driving professionally for 37 years.
      He lives in Blacksburg, S.C., with his wife, Tammy. They have two
      children and four grandchildren. In his time off, he enjoys
      camping and spending time with his family.

   -- Company Team of the Month: Paul and Betsy Bowerbank have
      accumulated more than 1.2 million miles with Con-way Truckload
      and have been driving professionally for more than seven years.
      When not on the road, the Mesa, Ariz., couple enjoys fishing.
      Paul also enjoys bowling, while Betsy spends her time swimming.


August
   -- Contractor Driver of the Month: John Newkirk has been driving
      professionally since 1971. He joined Con-way Truckload in 1988,
      and has driven more than 1.7 million miles. John lives in Jay,
      Okla., with his wife, Pam. They have five children and five
      grandchildren. During his time off, John enjoys spending time
      with his family.

   -- Contractor Team of the Month: Leonard "Duke" and Sharon Locas
      joined Con-way Truckload in 1999. In their spare time, the Laredo,
      Texas, couple enjoys relaxing and traveling all over the country.
      They have three children and four grandchildren.

   -- Company Driver of the Month: Catherine Cronin joined Con-way
      Truckload in 2008 and has been driving professionally for five
      years. Catherine lives in Knoxville, Tenn., where she enjoys
      reading and spending time with her family.

   -- Company Team of the Month: Michael Beam and Billy Weaver have
      been driving a combined 65 years -- Michael for 27 and Billy for
      more than 38. Michael resides in Lawndale, N.C., with his wife,
      Patty. They have four children and four grandchildren. Billy
      resides in Shady Dale, Ga., with his wife, Sandra. They have a
      daughter and two grandchildren. When not on the road, Michael
      enjoys playing golf, while Billy enjoys using his laptop computer.

September
   -- Contractor Driver of the Month: Ricky Hilaire has driven more than
      1.7 million miles since joining Con-way Truckload in 1996. Ricky
      lives in Alamogordo, N. M., with his wife of 23 years, Teresa. They
      have five children and one grandson.

   -- Contractor Team of the Month: Michael and Jennifer Burns became
      Con-way Truckload drivers in 2007 and have been driving
      professionally for more than five years. In their spare time, the
      Leechburg, Pa., couple enjoys spending time with their friends and
      family.

   -- Company Driver of the Month: Ronald Worthington joined Con-way
      Truckload in 2008 and has driven more than 159,000 accident-free
      miles. He lives in Lafayette, Ind., where he enjoys spending time
      with his three children.

   -- Company Team of the Month: Travis and Sebrina Lopez have driven
      more than 843,000 miles for Con-way Truckload. Travis joined
      Con-way Truckload in 2005, and Sebrina joined as a student in 2006.
      The Friendswood, Texas, couple has three children. When they're not
      driving, Travis enjoys hunting and Sebrina enjoys spending time
      with her family.

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About Con-way Truckload

Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is an operating company of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) and a leading provider of expedited, time-definite full-truckload transportation services across North America. Formerly Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), Con-way Truckload today employs over 3,000 drivers with a fleet of more than 2,700 tractors and 8,600 trailers operating throughout the United States as well as internationally in Mexico and Canada. The company provides full-truckload transportation serving the transcontinental shipping needs of commercial and industrial businesses as well as sister company Con-way Freight. For more about Con-way Truckload, visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com/truckload or call (800) 641-4747.

Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) is a $5 billion diversified freight transportation and global logistics company.

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