Award Marks Seventh Platinum Recognition for Workplace and Highway Safety
OKLAHOMA CITY, – FTC Transportation, Inc., Feed the Children’s dedicated carrier was recently presented with two platinum awards by Great West Casualty Company for Highway Safety and Workplace Safety. It is FTC Transportation’s sixth year to be presented with the Platinum Award in Great West’s Safety Awards Program for Outstanding Achievement in Highway Safety. FTC Transportation earned a Platinum Award in their Safety Awards Program for Outstanding Achievement in Workplace Safety for six years since 2009, and a Gold Award in 2012.
The Workplace Safety Awards program recognizes trucking companies for their dedication to creating and fostering a safe work environment for their employees. The Awards are based on a motor carrier’s year-end workplace incident rate. The National Safety Awards program recognizes motor carriers in similar operations with awards based on their year-end preventable crash results.
“It is a great honor to be recognized for our highway and workplace safety,” said Greg Garen, President of FTC Transportation Inc. “We strive to make safety our top priority and I am very proud of our entire team for making that possible. I’m elated to accept this award on behalf of our dedicated team.”
Great West Casualty Company is the nation’s leading provider of property and casualty insurance for the trucking industry. With over 60 years of experience, Great West offers risk management, underwriting, claims and loss control services exclusively to the trucking industry.
About Feed the Children
Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world. It provides food, education, essentials and disaster response. Domestically, it operates 5 distribution centers (located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania).
In fiscal year 2016, through its domestic and international programs, Feed the Children distributed 105 million pounds of food and essentials worldwide with a total value of $415 million, working with partner agencies to benefit 5.9 million people globally. It is accredited by GuideStar Exchange, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and is rated by Charity Navigator.
Visit www.feedthechildren.org for more information.