ATLANTA, March 7, 2011
Specialized freight transporter Bennett Motor Express (BME) announced the winners of its 2010 Drivers of the Year. The annual awards honor the company’s owner/operators who earn the highest safety and performance ratings throughout the year.
General Freight Driver of the Year: James Kinnett, Broxton, Ga., joined Bennett Motor Express in 2007, and was previously honored with the April 2010 General Freight Division Driver of the Month award.
Heavy Haul Driver of the Year: Elbert “Mike” Stamps of Raeford, N.C. became a Bennett Motor Express owner/operator in 2004, and was previously honored with the July 2010 Heavy Haul Division Driver of the Month award.
“We’ve been a successful business for 37 years, and its contractors like James and Mike, who have made this possible,” said David Lowry, BME President. “These are the professional owner/operators who deliver the quality service that sets us apart from our competitors.”
The two winners were selected from among BME’s nearly 600 owner/operators, based on their safe driving history, customer service record, and total number of years driving. Each winner will receive several prizes including a plaque, custom jackets and apparel.
About Bennett Motor Express
Founded in 1974, Bennett Motor Express, LLC (BME) is the largest of eight operating companies within McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett International Group, LLC. BME is comprised of five divisions- Flatbed, Stepdeck, Government Services, Heavy Haul, and Air & Space 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. Bennett International Group, LLC, and its affiliated companies, are woman-owned Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified. For more information, visit www.bennettig.com.