National Carriers is pleased to announce our 2014 Driver of the Year Banquet will be held March 20, 2015 at the Bob Duncan Center located at 2800 South Center Street, Arlington, TX 76014. During the banquet the 2014 Driver of the Year will be announced as will the 2014 Barney Award winner.
Soulman’s Bar-B-Q will serve the meal after the winners have been announced.
Finalists for 2014 Driver of the Year are comprised of the 2014 Driver of the Month winners. Each driver was chosen as the elite of the “Elite” Fleet during the month each were selected. Winners received a $500 bonus and one will collect an additional bonus check of $5000 when named Driver of the Year at the festivities. View finalist’s bios at nationalcarriers.com.
Criteria for Driver of the Year selection includes but is not limited to: A positive attitude and appearance, no reportable accidents or incidents, no late pick up or deliveries caused by the candidate and the total amount of miles /loads during the year. Last year’s winner was Phil Nix a member of the National Carriers Livestock Division.
The Barney Award is presented to a non-driving employee of National Carriers who most exhibits a love and dedication to their job at the “Elite” Fleet. Reigning Barney winner, Willie Jefferson earned the award demonstrating everyday his joy to secure the Irving, TX facility. Nominations can be submitted by anyone regardless if they work at National Carriers.
A bus will provide transportation to and from the banquet. The bus will pick up riders at the Irving, TX terminal at 5:30 and the DFW Airport Best Western at 5:40 transporting drivers, employees and their families to the festivities and return them afterwards.