Pittsburgh, PA (October 20th, 2009) - PITT OHIO EXPRESS won the 2009 Excellence in Human Resource Management Award presented by the American Trucking Association (ATA) at its conference on September 18, 2009. The award is given to an organization in recognition of the company's extraordinary ability to manage the HR challenges of a multi faceted regional truck operation. As well as for its success in implementing and supporting far reaching benefits, compensation incentive, and training programs that drives, employee pride and excellence.
Penny Pilafas, Vice President of Human Resources accepted the award on behalf of PITT OHIO EXPRESS. On receiving this award, Penny states, "This award was possible due to the hard work and diligence of the Human Resources department over the last several years. Additionally, the support from ownership and the executive team on innovative ideas and programs to enhance our culture and the lives of our employees, while moving our company forward, have made us a leader in our field. I appreciate the ATA's recognition of our achievements by presenting us with this award."
Jim Fields Chief Operating Officer of PITT OHIO EXPRESS also stated, "We are very proud to have our HR Department be recognized as an industry leader. The award reflects the importance that we place on best practices in the recruitment, training and retention of a diverse workforce, and the ongoing positive employee relations critical to sustaining a successful company. Ultimately, our HR Department has been exemplary in building solid HR processes and holding the company accountable to those processes. This has enabled us to place some of the most talented and experienced people in the industry in a position to create value for our customers."
In adhering to their "We're Always There For You" signature commitment, PITT OHIO EXPRESS is dedicated to providing their customers with the best value in LTL transportation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PITT OHIO EXPRESS services the entire Mid-Atlantic Region, Including: Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, Indiana, and the Greater Triad of North Carolina.
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