American Trucking Associations’ Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Council (SCS&LPC) presented its 2010 Excellence in Security Award to Schneider National, Inc. of Green Bay, Wis. and its Leadership Award to Richard Martin, Corporate Director of Security at Knight Transportation, Inc. in Phoenix, Ariz. The SCS&LPC also awarded Cargo Theft Prevention Distinguished Service Awards to Lt. Cmdr. John Antillon of the California Highway Patrol and Det. William Morales of the Miami-Dade Police Department at the Council’s recent Supply Chain Security 2010 conference and exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas.

The ATA Excellence in Security Award is given to the motor carrier best demonstrating its ability to evaluate the risk, implement the plans, apply the tools, train the personnel and manage the systems and processes to successfully minimize theft and secure its supply chain. Accepting the award was Walter Fountain, CPP, CCSP, Director, Loss Prevention and Enterprise Security at Schneider National, Inc.

‘Schneider National is being recognized for its comprehensive and effective security policies, procedures, plans, programs, and training; its commitment to constantly reevaluating and controlling risk; its innovative approach to traditional and homeland security challenges; its extensive emergency response protocols and programs; its successful record of securing the supply chain; and its contributions to national transportation security,‘ATA Sr. Vice President Warren Hoemann said.

Martin, of Knight Transportation, received the SCS&LPC Leadership Award for his relentless devotion to helping secure the supply chain both for his company and for the industry.

‘As a long-time active member and current National Chairman of the SCS&LPC, Rick has provided expert guidance and support to law enforcement and security professionals, addressing both cargo theft and homeland security issues. ‘Through the Council and his involvement in regional cargo theft task forces, he has been instrumental in mobilizing the collective wisdom and resources of motor carriers, shippers and law enforcement to fight crime and secure the supply chain nationally,’ said SCS&LPC Executive Director Susan Chandler. ‘His leadership has allowed the Council to expand its outreach efforts and grow in membership.’

The SCS&LPC’s Cargo Theft Prevention Distinguished Service Award acknowledged Lt. Cmdr. Antillon’s and Det. Morales’ extensive efforts to bring attention to the issue of cargo theft in their state and nationwide and for career-long dedication to serving and protecting.

Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of truckload, logistics and intermodal services. Serving more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies, Schneider National offers the broadest portfolio of services in the industry. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include Van Truckload, Dedicated, Regional, Bulk, Intermodal, Transportation Management, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and International Logistics services. ‘Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for 75 years. A $2.9 billion company, Schneider National conducts business in more than 28 countries worldwide. For more information about Schneider National, visit”>

Knight Transportation, Inc. is a truckload carrier offering dry van, refrigerated, intermodal and brokerage services to customers through a network of service centers located throughout the United States serving North America. As ‘Your Hometown National Carrier,’ Knight strives to offer customers and drivers personal service and attention through each service center, while offering integrated freight transportation nationwide and beyond through the scale of one of North America’s largest trucking companies. The principal types of freight we transport include consumer staples, retail, paper products, packaging/plastics, manufacturing, and import/export commodities.

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