Ascent Global Logistics Recognizes Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Drivers to be celebrated at several recognition events with one driver being named Driver of the Year.

DOWNERS GROVE, IL, Sept. 12, 2018 – Ascent Global Logistics is proud to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) alongside the trucking industry this week. The annual celebration occurs each September, dedicating a week to recognizing the invaluable contributions made by men and women who deliver goods to communities across the nation.

“Each year we take great pride in celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week,” states Chris Cook, President of Domestic Freight Management at Ascent Global Logistics. “It is extremely important to our team that we recognize and appreciate the efforts drivers put into their work. Each day, our drivers and independent contractors strive to deliver the best support to our customers and it is important that they are recognized for the crucial role they play within our clients’ supply chains.”

Ascent Global Logistics is proud to name Kenneth Sutton Jr as its 2018 Driver of the Year. Kenneth, who is an independent contractor, received this prestigious award for his exceptional dedication to safe driving. Kenneth received the Driver of the Year award on Monday, September 10 at the company’s location near Atlanta, Georgia.

“From a safety and leadership standpoint, Kenneth has set an industry standard that we can all be proud of,” states Paul Battle, General Manager at Ascent Global Logistics. “Kenneth operates safely, recruits other Independent Contractors and always has a positive attitude.”

“Our team, including our company drivers and independent contractors, make all the difference in servicing our clients,” says Bill Goodgion, President of Ascent Global Logistics. “Therefore, it is important that we continue to celebrate them for going above and beyond. It is through their hard work that we are truly able to help our clients reach peak logistics performance.”

About Ascent Global Logistics

Ascent Global Logistics, an independent operating company of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., is a non-asset U.S. based global logistics provider that specializes in domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation solutions. Committed to providing customized logistics solutions, premium customer service and state-of-the-art technology tools to help clients accelerate their climb to supply chain excellence, Ascent Global Logistics is Your Partner for Peak Logistics Performance. For more information, please visit the Ascent Global Logistics website,

Media Contact: 
Scott Goldberg
(847) 347-3333

Ascent Global Logistics Contact:
Chelsea Mitchell
(816) 341-2356

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