ALTOONA, Pa., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CLI Transport, LP (CLI), the dedicated fuel and food carrier for Sheetz Convenience Restaurants has again received the American Trucking Association (ATA) President's Trophy for attaining the highest standards of safety for 2012.
CLI was evaluated by the ATA's Safety and Loss Prevention Management Council. The council presents awards each year to motor carriers in the United States in three categories: under 25 million miles, 25-100 million miles and over 100 million miles. CLI Transport was recognized in the under 25 million miles category.
This is the third year that CLI has received the award recognizing superior safety achievements, outstanding commitment to industry-wide safety and extensive promotion of safety among all highway users.
According to CLI President Buddy Casado, the award recognizes not only the company's safe driving record, but also CLI's comprehensive safety program.
"The award is about our entire safety program from compliance and safety policies to driver training and vehicle maintenance," Casado says. "It takes the dedicated efforts of our entire team of administration, drivers and management to earn this type of award."
Sheetz has a fleet of 95 tanker trucks and 50 distribution trucks that deliver products to 429 Sheetz locations in PA, OH, WV, VA, MD and NC.
The American Trucking Association is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight.
Sheetz, Inc., established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, is one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience restaurant chains, with more than $5 billion in annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees. The company operates 428 locations throughout Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and West Virginia. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of MTO® subs, sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. Sheetz currently ranks on the Best Places to Work list in North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia, and has been on the list in Pennsylvania for ten consecutive years. All Sheetz convenience restaurants are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
SOURCE Sheetz, Inc.