Con-way Freight Chief Security Officer Honored by American Trucking Associations


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ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Con-way Freight Chief Security Officer Curtis J. Shewchuk was recently presented with the Security Council of American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) 2007 Leadership Award — one of ATA’s highest individual honors. The ceremony took place at the recent Trucking Security and Law Enforcement Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. Con-way Freight is a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW).

ATA recognized Shewchuk for providing the leadership, direction and support necessary to grow the Council. The group previously honored him with its Security Professional of the Year Award in 2005, Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Council’s Chairman’s Award in 2000 and Executive Director’s Service Award in 1997.

“We are honoring Curt for his longtime vision and vigilance in leading our industry in the protection of members’ fleet operations, facilities and the shipping community’s goods,” said Susan Chandler, executive director, Security Council of ATA. “His leadership and insight have been immeasurably valuable as we have worked to take the Security Council to the next level.”

“Curt’s longtime contributions to ATA, the Con-way enterprise and the industry as a whole make him the ideal recipient of this important recognition, and we are proud of his accomplishments,” said John G. Labrie, president, Con-way Freight. “He has been a true leader as National Chairman of the Security Council and in his work not only with ATA but also with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement authorities.”

Shewchuk is a veteran law enforcement and security professional with 34 years in the business. He is responsible for all worldwide security operations for the Con-way corporate enterprise and its major business units, including Con-way Freight, Menlo Worldwide and Con-way Truckload. He is currently based in Richmond, Va.

The Security Council of ATA is an organization of transportation professionals involved in the areas of security, loss prevention and risk management for motor carriers and interested organizations. It exists to serve, promote and create value for members and the industry through research, information, education, training, peer interaction and input to ATA policy.

About Con-way Freight

Con-way Freight is the industry’s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service through a network of 440 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight offers LTL freight delivery across North America, as well as delivery in the United States for international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteedSM service. Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is ISO 9001- and 14001-, C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.

Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.2 billion freight transportation and logistics services company and FORTUNE magazine’s “Most Admired Company” in transportation and logistics for 2007. For more information, visit Con-way Freight.
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