April, 17 2014

CTA Fleet Safety 1st place - Four years in a row!!

PRESS RELEASE
Young’s Commercial Transfer Wins Statewide Trucking Safety Award
For Fourth Consecutive Year
The California Trucking Association recognizes
Young’s Commercial Transfer for excellence in safety

Young’s Commercial Transfer has been honored with one of the most prestigious awards in the trucking industry for its outstanding safety record in the truck and at the terminal achieving top honors for the fourth consecutive year, at the California Trucking Association’s Fleet Safety Awards Banquet in Sacramento.
Jess Nunez, Safety Manager of Young’s Commercial Transfer accepted the 1st Place Award for Flatbeds Traveling More Than Four Million Miles per year at the annual awards banquet on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Sheraton Grand in Sacramento.
Porterville based Young’s Commercial Transfer employs 100 full time drivers, mechanics, dispatchers, office staff, managers as well as over 250 seasonal drivers.  Young’s Commercial Transfer trucks travel over fifteen million miles annually transporting tomatoes, citrus, citrus peel, bell peppers, gin trash, pistachios, grapes and brewer’s grain.  With 79 years of experience operating in the Central Valley, throughout the Southern California basin, and up and down the Pacific coast from Monterey to Ventura, Young’s Commercial Transfer is one of the most trusted names in agricultural transportation. At Young’s Commercial Transfer, safety is not just a slogan, it’s the culture.
California Trucking Association’s (CTA) safety awards program judges companies on specific safety performance including accident frequency, personnel and hiring systems, documented safety policies and procedures, driver-safety training, internal accident handling procedures, maintenance program and participation in the association’s safety activities.
Top contenders’ safety programs and accident statistics are reviewed by safety professionals from the California Trucking Association Safety Staff and audited by the California Highway Patrol.
California Trucking Association represent the owners of trucking companies throughout the State that advocate sound transportation policies to all levels of government, and work to maintain a safe, environmentally responsible and efficient California transportation goods movement system.