-- Transportation Management Software Provider Recognizes Nine Fleet Drivers for Humanitarian, Uplifting and Humorous On-the-Road Stories --
EXPEDITE EXPO, Wilmington, Ohio. July 25, 2014 - Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs Canada Inc., and industry leader in web-based transportation management software (TMS) for progressive fleets, today announced the winners of its 'Driver Story' contest at the 2014 Expedite Expo in Wilmington, Ohio. The company recognized nine drivers across the U.S. and Canada for their exceptional story submissions in the humanitarian, uplifting and humorous categories.
"Drivers are the backbone of the trucking industry," said Stuart Sutton, president and general manager of Sylectus. "It's an honor for us to highlight these heroes and reward them for their hard work day in and day out. We appreciate them sharing their touching and witty on-the-road stories with us."
Three winners were announced in each category, as follows:
The contest kicked off during National Transportation Week in May, with participants submitting written online applications of up to 1,000 words through June 19, 2014. First place winners in each of the three categories receive an iPad, while the second and third place contestants take home an iPhone and iPod, respectively.
For more information about Sylectus' 'Driver Story' contest, please visit: https://www.sylectus.com/sylectus/press/2014-07-25-driver-stories-contest-winning-stories.aspx .
Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs through Omnitracs Canada, Inc., is the industry leader in web-based, transportation management software (TMS) for progressive fleets. Its unique, integrated TMS enables fleets to reduce administrative overhead and paper handling costs, improve profits and enhance customer service to grow their businesses. Sylectus offers three differentiated products for progressive trucking companies: Alliance Connect, Alliance Virtual Fleet and Alliance Pro. Sylectus gives customers the power to selectively connect with hundreds of companies and thousands of trucks, post and find loads and trucks, and share available trucks, while also enabling compliance, order entry, dispatch, telematics and trip management.