Program casts a spotlight on industry's top drivers for their outstanding records of service and safety
The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced the 26 inductees for the inaugural class of the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Since its inception, IFDA has worked with its member companies to promote a culture of safety. In addition to the annual IFDA Truck Driving Championship, this program casts a spotlight on the industry's top drivers for their outstanding records of service and safety. To be eligible for the IFDA Hall of Fame, the driver must have at least 25 years with no chargeable accidents and may not have any moving violations within the previous 5 years prior to nomination.
The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) is the premier trade organization representing the $280 billion foodservice distribution industry. There are 15,000 foodservice distribution center locations in the U.S. that have a total employment impact of more than 1 million jobs.
"We're proud to honor the exceptional careers and contributions of these hard-working professionals with this new program," said Mark Allen, President and CEO of IFDA. "We understand that highly skilled drivers are the heart of our industry, ensuring a safe and efficient food supply for professional kitchens across the country."
Click here for the full list of the 2018 IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame Inductees.
The inaugural class will be honored at the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference on the morning of October 30th at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
For more information visit: http://www.ifdaonline.org