A. Duie Pyle Driver Places First in Division at National Truck Driving Championships
WEST CHESTER, PA… A. Duie Pyle, a leading Northeast transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce Leo Flack has won his second National Championship by earning first place in this year's Sleeper Berth Class division. The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) National Truck Driving Championship was held the second week of August in Minneapolis, MN and included top professional truck drivers from around the nation who qualified during the summer at state and regional levels in order to advance to the national competition.
Leo Flack of West Chester, PA placed first in the Sleeper Berth Class division after completing a written examination, pre-trip inspection test and a skills test. A veteran of the competition, Leo has competed in the championship round for 7 years. In 2011 he took top honors in the tank truck division.
"We are extremely proud of our drivers, and we are especially proud of Leo Flack," said Peter Dannecker, director of loss prevention for A. Duie Pyle. "He is a humble, soft-spoken gentleman who worked hard for this achievement by relentlessly studying and practicing whenever he could. Earning his way to the championship round for the past 7 years and winning gold belt buckles in the past two is a testament to his hard work and dedication."
Over 400 drivers from all 50 states competed in Minneapolis for four days during the 2012 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, known as the "Super Bowl of Safety", challenging their driving skills, and knowledge of safety, equipment and the industry. This year marked the 75th anniversary of the event.
Headquartered in West Chester, PA, A. Duie Pyle is the Northeast's premier transportation and logistics provider, with extended LTL service coverage into the Southeast, Midwest, and Canada. "Pyle People Deliver" is its corporate promise to customers that outstanding service will always be its first and foremost mission. A family-owned and operated business for more than 88 years, the company provides a complete range of transportation and distribution services. A. Duie Pyle LTL Services operates 18 Service Centers, strategically located throughout the region, with direct service to the Caribbean. A. Duie Pyle Transport Services Group provides specialized truckload services to meet the short-haul needs in the Northeast. A. Duie Pyle Warehousing and Distribution operates with more than two million square feet of public and contract warehousing space and is fully integrated with the company's LTL and TL service offerings for seamless distribution. For information about A. Duie Pyle capabilities, visit www.aduiepyle.com or call 800-523-5020.