DETROIT, Michigan July 22, 2005 Roadway Express professional city driver, Ed Roxbury, has achieved the elite status of driving one million miles without a preventable accident.
Roxbury, 49, has been with Roadway for 18 years 16 and a half of which he was based in Warren, Mich. He is presently domiciled at the Detroit facility and is a member of Local 299 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
"We are all proud of Ed's outstanding achievement. He exemplifies the engagement and pride essential to make our highways safe while meeting our customers' needs," said Bob Stull, president of Roadway Express. "He is truly a leader in the industry."
Roxbury will be recognized for his achievement at a safety breakfast. He will receive a plaque and jacket honoring his dedication to safety.
"Ed's commitment to safety is evident by this great accomplishment. He embraces Roadway's priority of safety, going the extra mile to assure his safety and that of others while on the road every day. We congratulate Ed and look forward to his second million safe miles," said Director of Regional Operations for the Detroit facility, Ray Houghteling.
Ed's peddle area is the Chesterfield & Anchor Bay area, where he resides with wife Kristi, daughter Taylor, and son Jacob. He enjoys boating on Lake St. Clair and camping. 2005 marks the 75th anniversary of Roadway Express, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods. Roadway Express offers a variety of innovative services to meet customer needs, including Time-Critical, Time-Advantage and Exhibit Transportation Services. Roadway Express provides seamless transportation between all 50 states, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Global logistics solutions for import and export shipping are provided in conjunction with Meridian IQ, a subsidiary of Yellow Roadway Corporation. Service within Canada is provided by Reimer Express Lines Ltd., a Roadway Express subsidiary. Roadway Express is a subsidiary of Yellow Roadway Corporation (Nasdaq: YELL), one of the largest transportation services providers in the world. Yellow Roadway Corporation provides a wide range of asset and non-asset-based transportation services integrated by technology.
Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Yellow Roadway Corporation employs approximately 50,000 people.