CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of the Cedar Rapids-based truckload carrier, West Side Transport, Inc., raised over $30,000 to purchase a new 2017 53-foot Wabash trailer to increase awareness and join the fight against cancer. The company has also pledged a portion of the monthly revenue the trailer generates to be donated to a local cancer charity each year for the life of the trailer, which is typically 12 years.
The pink trailer is decorated with 12 colorful cancer ribbons and splashes of the ribbon colors towards the front & back, designed to grab the attention of the motoring public. Ron Joseph COO of West Side Transport stated, "Cancer affects all of us in some way either through your own fight with cancer, a family member, friend or co-worker. West Side wanted to create awareness while also raising money to fight against this horrible disease."
The "Convoy for a Cure" trailer arrived at West Side Transport in early August with the trailer launch party and celebration occurring on August 23, 2016.
About West Side Transport
West Side Transport, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a dry-van carrier operating a fleet of 550 late model power units and 2,100 dry-van trailers throughout the United States. Their motto is "Delivering Quality Service by the Truckload." West Side Transport has been in operation for over 40 years and is recognized as one of the carriers of choice in the trucking industry.
Contact Name: Justin Walters
West Side Transport
Phone Number: 319-390-4466 ext. 201
Contact Website www.convoyforacure.com
SOURCE West Side Transport