The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has created a new council dedicated to trucking security and operation.
“This new focus on security will help us better target security information and services for our members,” said Bill Graves, ATA president and chief executive officer. “Likewise, the feedback from experienced industry security officials will aid ATA in our efforts to assure that motor carriers can continue to move freight efficiently.”
The council’s officers will include:
--National chairman--Brian Shutt, manager of security for ABF Freight System Inc.
--First vice-chairman--Curtis J Shewchuk, director of corporate protective services for Con-Way Transportation Services.
--Second vice-chairman--William F Downey, vice-president of Kenan Advantage Group.
--Executive director--Susan Chandler.
--Director of claims and security--Mike Hodge.