of the Year Award.
The 2008 Excellence Award, sponsored by Recovery Management Corp., honors a truckload carrier and less-than-truckload carrier that have set the standard for exceptional freight claims management and loss prevention.
Nominees are judged on the extent and effectiveness of their claims/loss prevention programs. Roehl Transport won the 2007 Excellence in Claims & Loss Prevention Truckload Division and Mountain Valley Express won the 2007 Excellence in Claims & Loss Prevention LTL Division.
The 2008 Claims/Loss Prevention Professional award is a coveted award honoring the professional who has demonstrated outstanding management and success in keeping claims and loss under control. Their company nominates candidates. The most recent winner of the Claims & Loss Prevention Professional of the Year award was Lois Beggs, manager of claims prevention for Pitt Ohio Express.
Both awards will be presented at the 2008 Freight Claims & Loss Prevention Annual Conference in Long Beach, Calif., April 29 - May 1. Award recipients are also recognized at the 2008 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition and through a press release. The deadline for entry is April 1, 2008. The competition is open to all ATA and ATA Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council member companies.
Applications and guidelines can be found at slpmc.com.
ATA's Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council is an organization of transportation professionals involved in safety, human resources, loss prevention and claims management for motor carriers and interested organizations. It aims to serve, promote and create value for members and the industry through advocacy, research, education, and training and peer interaction.