ATLANTA—Oct. 28, 2008
Tim Weber, a Frederick, OK- based owner/operator and Jerry Johnson of Tazewell, TN were named Bennett Motor Express’ (BME) 2007 Drivers of the Year for the General Freight and Heavy Haul divisions, respectively.
Weber leased on to BME’ General Freight division in September 2005, while Johnson became an owner/operator with the specialized freight transporter’s Heavy Haul division in January 2004.
The two winners were selected from among BME’s nearly 700 owner/operators. Nominees were evaluated based on their safe driving history and total number of years driving. Weber and Johnson will each receive prizes including a plaque and custom apparel.
About Bennett Motor Express
Founded in 1974, Bennett Motor Express, LLC (BME) is the largest of seven business lines within McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett International Group, LLC. BME is comprised of four divisions- Haul Away, Open-bed (drop-deck and flatbed), Heavy Haul, and Government/Aerospace Services. Specializing in hauling heavy, over-dimensional and unusual freight, BME has transported some of the largest pieces of equipment ever moved on the open road.
A woman-owned Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified company, Bennett International Group, LLC, through its affiliated companies, delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions across the globe.