SC&RA Members Earn Transportation Safety Awards

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced the winners of the Fleet Safety Awards in two categories and Fleet Safety Improvement awards during its 2017 Annual Conference, April 18-22, at the Westin Kierland Resort, Ariz. The contests are part of SC&RA’s ongoing efforts to recognize member companies that exemplify a commitment to safe driving.

Six SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Mileage Category Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories in 2016:
  • Over 100 Million Miles – Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc., South Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Over 50 Million Miles – Bennett Motor Express, McDonough, Ga.
  • 5 Million to 20 Million Miles – Miller Transfer, Rootstown, OH
  • 1.5 Million to 5 Million Miles – Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • 500,000 to 1.5 Million Miles – Global Specialized Services, Casper, Wyo.
  • 100,000 to 500,000 Miles – Precision Heavy Haul, Inc., Tolleson, Ariz.
Click here to view a photo of the winners.

Six SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for obtaining an Accident Frequency Rate of less than 0.45 during all of 2016:
  • Boss Crane & Rigging, Longview, TX
  • Emmert International, Clackamas, Ore.
  • George Young Company, Swedesboro, N.J.
  • KMX International, Hamburg, Pa.
  • Trans-United Inc., Burns Harbor, Ind.
  • Silk Road Transport, Arkport, N.Y.
Click here to view a photo of the winners.

Eight SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents:
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging, Longview, TX
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Emmert International, Clackamas, Ore.
  • George Young Company, Swedesboro, N.J.
  • Global Specialized Services, LLC, Casper, Wyo.
  • KMX International, Hamburg, Pa.
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc., Tolleson, Ariz.
  • Silk Road Transport, Inc., Arkport, N.Y.
Click here to view a photo of the winners.

Three SC&RA member companies earned a Fleet Safety Improvement Award by showing a reduction in their accident frequency rate for miles traveled, compared to their previous year accident frequency rate:
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Midwest Specialized Transportation, Inc., Rochester, Minn.
  • Miller Transfer, Rootstown, OH
Click here to view a photo of the winners.

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.

For further information, contact:
Jillian Williams, Coordinator, Communications & Marketing
(703) 698-0291
jwilliams@scranet.org

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