Chattanooga, Tennessee (May 19, 2020) – Covenant Transport Services has been named the winner of a Stevie® Award for Transportation Company of the Year in The 18th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program with more than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry.
Covenant Transport Services was nominated for Transportation Company of the Year in honor of everything the organization accomplished in 2019, including launching the Veterans’ program Operation Victory, being recognized as a top employer for diversity by Forbes, receiving the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award from the American Trucking Association (as well as numerous customer awards), and showing a commitment to safety through the testing and implementation of innovative technologies. As one judge noted about Covenant and the nomination, “in the transportation industry, customer service and safety are top priorities and your company exceeds at both.”
Considering the tough conditions persisting today as our industry navigates these extraordinary times, Covenant Transport Services is honored and humbled to accept this Silver Stevie Award in recognition of all the time and hard work its team members have dedicated to keeping America strong.
Covenant Transport Services (“Covenant”) consists of several transportation providers that offer premium transportation services for customers throughout the United States. The consolidated group includes operations from Covenant Transport, Southern Refrigerated Transport and Covenant Transport Solutions of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Landair Transport and Landair Logistics of Greeneville, Tennessee; and Star Transportation of Nashville, Tennessee. In addition, Transport Enterprise Leasing, of Chattanooga, Tennessee is an integral affiliated company providing revenue equipment sales and leasing services to the trucking industry. The Company's Class A common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the symbol, “CVTI”.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.