Ventura Transfer Company Received Second Place For Best Overall Safety Record From The California Trucking Association: As seen in Daily Breeze and Modern Bulk Transporter

  • Posted Jun 14, 2004

Ventura Transfer Company Received Second Place For Best Overall Safety Record From The California Trucking Association

LONG BEACH, Calif. – June 2004 – Ventura Transfer Company, the pioneer of bulk handling and transportation in California, was honored at the California Trucking Association’s (CTA) annual Fleet Safety Awards Banquet on June 16, 2004 in Sacramento, CA. Ventura Transfer Company was awarded second place in the CTA’s 2003 Fleet Safety Contest.

Ventura Transfer Company entered in the “Under 2 million mile Truckload” category. VTC’s dry bulk operations competed with all the truckload carriers. The Fleet Safety Awards are given to companies with the lowest accident frequency in an entire year. Ventura Transfer Company had zero accidents in 2003.

“When you have your priorities in-line, it shows in the work that you do,” said Brian Oken, CEO of VTC. “We are proud to be recognized for our commitment to safe and professional driving.”

“I am very proud of all the team members of Ventura Transfer Company as they all had a contribution toward this achievement,” said Kande Hall, Principal at Grabiner/Hall Marketing Design and Public Relations.

A special committee made up of government and regulatory agency representatives selects the winning carriers from cheap generic ativan among the CTA-member entrants’ after a review of their records. The criteria used to determine a carrier’s safety record include company safety policies; hiring and training procedures for drivers; frequency and review of incidents; and fleet maintenance.

“Ventura Transfer Company has won 21 separate California Trucking Association Fleet Safety Awards over the last 15 years,” said Ron Percival, VTC’s Safety and Compliance Manager. “The CTA’s Fleet Safety Award is one of the most prestigious awards any transportation company can win and I am extremely proud of all the team members at Ventura Transfer Company. By winning this award they have proven again that dedication to safety excellence is an everyday value at Ventura Transfer Company.”

Ventura Transfer Company, headquartered in Long Beach, California manages the transloading and distribution of products shipped in bulk throughout the United States. Founded in the 1860s, it was the first bulk handling and transportation company in California. Ventura Transfer Company owns and operates a network of nine railcar transfer terminals in California and Arizona. In addition, Ventura Transfer Company operates two warehouse locations in the Los Angeles area, and a full-service ISO container depot located in Long Beach.