Soncotra obtains the “AEO certificate – safety” after an evaluation by the Belgian Administration of Customs and Excises.

This AEO certificate (Authorized Economic Operator) together with the IS0 9001 certificate and the SQAS label emphasize again that Soncotra meets all requirements to guarantee high quality transports with respect to safety of the concerned operators, the security of the loads and environmental issues. AEO certificate –  motive and origin: After the 9/11 attacks the international attention for safety increased […]

FedEx to Send 115 Drivers to National Truck Driving Championships

Competitors Reflect FedEx Commitment to Safety and Professionalism MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 19, 2011 – One hundred and fifteen drivers from 45 states representing the FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies will compete in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Orlando, Fla., August 9-13. Each FedEx driver earned the right to compete in the NTDC by qualifying at state-level truck […]

Safe Kids Foundation and FedEx Introduce the Walk This Way Pedestrian Safety Program in Ahmedabad

Program Aims to Create Safer, Pedestrian-Friendly Communities by Raising Awareness of Road Safety Among Motorists and Children AHMEDABAD, June 24, 2011—Safe Kids Foundation, India’s first childhood injury prevention organization, and FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and the world’s largest express transportation company, today launched the Safe Kids Walk This Way program in Ahmedabad. The Walk This Way program […]

UPS to Retrofit Air Fleet with Full Facemasks for Pilots

Company and Pilots Work Together on Solution; Flight Safety Enhancement Research Continues UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it would retrofit the cockpits of its air fleet with quick-donning, full-face oxygen masks with integrated smoke goggles. Installation of the enhanced pilot safety equipment comes at the recommendation of the Joint UPS-Independent Pilots Association (IPA) Safety Task Force. “Safety is an absolute […]

Con-way Freight Honored for 2010 Fleet Safety by the California Trucking Association

Company Sweeps State Safety Awards, Receives Grand Trophy for Safety and Performance in the LTL/General Commodities Category ANN ARBOR, Mich. – June 01, 2011 Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been recognized by the California Trucking Association (CTA) for outstanding fleet safety performance. In May, the company was […]

Kansas Motor Carriers Association Presents Safety Awards

Topeka, KS – June 01, 2011 Professional Truck Drivers and their employers were recognized for their exceptional commitment to the safety of the driving public April 21 in Topeka.  Representing over 240 years of experience and more than 26 million miles of safe driving during their careers, 12 drivers were chosen as Drivers of the Month. Winners included:Daniel Edwards, Con-way […]

FedEx Teams Up with Safe Kids USA to Keep Children Safe on Halloween

Child pedestrian death rate doubles the average on Halloween; FedEx and Safe Kids USA urges kids and drivers to be alert and cautious Washington, D.C. – On a potentially dangerous night of the year for child pedestrians, Safe Kids USA urges parents to prepare children to act safely and drivers to take extra precautions. On average, twice as many kids are […]