Two OOIDA members
were among seven household goods drivers honored by The Bekins Co.
as Drivers of the Year. The awards were presented to one driver
from each of the company's seven fleet categories during Bekins'
recent annual convention at the Doral Eaglewood Conference Resort
and Spa in Itasca, IL.
Don Snellgrose of Joplin, MO, was named 2002 Driver of the Year
for the company's metro/truckload fleet. During his three years
with Bekins, Snellgrose received Driver of the Month in 2002 and
the Bekins Safety Award.
an OOIDA member from Mesquite, TX, received the 2002 Driver of the
Year award for the Bekin's TimeLok fleet. In his 29 years with Bekins,
Watts has received 17 Safety Awards and has been named Driver of
the Month in 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002.
of Bekins' Driver of the Year awards are: Ruben Smith, Raymond,
IL, agent household goods fleet; Ernest Chavira Sr., Hacienda Heights,
CA, high-value products fleet; Alexander Ackerman, Plainfield, NJ,
corporate fleet; Edward Worthen, Milton, WA, household goods fleet;
and Leroy Chow, Huntington Beach, CA, agent high-value products
in Hillside, IL, The Bekins Co. includes Bekins Worldwide Solutions
Inc. and Bekins Van Lines LLC.
--by René Tankersley,
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