SOURCE: Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation

April 24, 2009 20:08 ET

Swift Transportation Announces Victor Malchesky as the Arizona Trucking Association's - 2008 Safety Professional of the Year

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - Swift Transportation Co. Inc. ("Swift"), North America's Best-in-Class transportation solutions provider, is pleased to announce that Victor Malchesky, Corporate Fleet Safety Manager, was recognized as the Arizona Trucking Association's - 2008 Safety Professional of the Year. The Arizona Trucking Association selects one person each year to receive this award and they base their selection on the safety philosophy of the nominee and other recognized performance in the area of safety process improvements led by the nominee.

Swift has made safety an integral part of its culture through its Best-in-Class safety awareness programs. Mr. Malchesky was recognized for being an instrumental part in establishing new and innovative safety technologies and programs at Swift. His efforts included developing and administering a highly successful winter safe driving initiative, which contributed to reductions in Swift's accidents from 2007 to 2008.

"We are extremely proud of the fact that Victor was selected to receive this award. Safety is our number one value at Swift Transportation. We go the extra mile to make sure that you and your families are safe on the roads. It is employees like Victor that make this happen," said Scott Barker, Director of Safety - Swift Transportation.

Swift began operations in 1966 with just one truck and has grown as North America's largest truckload carrier. Swift's suite of transportation solutions is unmatched in the industry, with 40 major terminals across the U.S. and Mexico. Swift Transportation is positioned to be your sole source provider for all your transportation needs including: Intermodal, Dry Van, Temperature Controlled, Dedicated, Container, Flatbed and more. Operating over 16,000 trucks with over 45 years of experience in the industry, Swift has the capacity and competency to partner with customers when they need it most.

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