SOURCE: Greatwide Logistics

Greatwide Logistics

September 20, 2010 09:00 ET

Greatwide Logistics Services Recognizes Drivers and Their Families During 2010 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Drivers From Operating Centers Nationwide Enjoy Special Events and Gifts of Thanks

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) -  Greatwide Logistics Services, a national provider of third-party logistics services, is taking time out this week -- National Truck Driver Appreciation Week -- to honor the work and commitment of its more than 4,000 truck drivers. Greatwide executives and senior management will be in the field Sept. 19-25 to personally thank drivers and their families. Drivers based out of Greatwide operating centers nationwide will enjoy events and receive special gifts throughout the week.

To kick off the week-long celebration, the company mailed postcards to drivers and their families expressing thanks for providing superior service to Greatwide and its customers. In addition, the company and its vendor partners will host special breakfasts, lunches or barbecues for drivers at operating center locations; drivers without access to a particular site will be presented with a gift card honoring their service. Non-driver employees are also being encouraged to post notes of thanks on the company's Facebook page.

"At Greatwide we understand how critical our drivers are to the success of our business, and that's why we work hard to express our thanks -- not just during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, but every day," said Rob Newell, director of capacity management, Greatwide Logistics Services. "It's an honor to celebrate their work and recognize the support of their family and friends. We congratulate all of our drivers on this well-deserved time of acknowledgement."

Greatwide is currently hiring experienced owner-operators. Candidates can learn more about driving opportunities or submit an application at www.driveforgreatwide.com or by calling 1-800-687-2055.

About Greatwide Logistics Services
Greatwide Logistics Services is a privately held third-party logistics provider serving the United States and Canada. Greatwide offers an integrated service platform to customers including managed transportation services, dedicated, full-service brokerage, warehouse-based logistics and irregular route truckload. Greatwide is the largest provider of dedicated refrigerated transportation in the United States. The company ranks 11th among Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Providers, is a Food Logistics Top 70 3PL Provider and an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carrier. For more information, visit www.greatwide.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Greatwide.

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