Milan Supply Chain Solutions’ Employee Receives Safety Award

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Milan's Assistant Safety Director Peggy Murphy named Safety Professional of the Year during Tennessee Trucking Association's 86th Annual Convention held in mid-September.

Milan Supply Chain Solutions Assistant Safety Director Peggy Murphy was named Safety Professional of the Year during the Tennessee Trucking Association's 86th Annual Convention in Destin, Florida.

Peggy is an outstanding safety advocate and gives her all to help each driver perform better and make our highways safer.

For nearly 30 years Assistant Safety Director Peggy Murphy has helped Milan Supply Chain Solutions truck drivers handle the challenges that arise on the roads. In mid-September Murphy was named Safety Professional of the Year during the Tennessee Trucking Association’s 86th Annual Convention in Destin, Florida. TTA is an affiliate of the American Trucking Associations, whose mission is to serve motor carriers and promote highway safety.

Murphy was chosen from a group of leading safety professionals for the Safety Professional of the Year Award. The award is given to the person who most excels in the field of fleet and commercial motor vehicle safety in the state of Tennessee. As Murphy’s direct supervisor, Milan Safety Director Patrick Landreth nominated her for the award and created a portfolio of her work for the judges to evaluate.

“Peggy is an outstanding safety advocate and gives her all to help each driver perform better and make our highways safer,” Landreth said. “We’re so proud of her.”

In her daily tasks, Murphy is responsible for administering drug and alcohol testing for the company, handling accidents, workers’ compensation and driver qualification files and helping drivers with their electronic driver log books. She also sends out daily electronic messages and administers drivers’ monthly online training.

“I enjoy interacting with the drivers,” Murphy said. “They know when they need something, whether they’ve been in an accident or had a spill, to call me.”
Murphy gives credit to Milan’s team for her award. “I didn’t do this alone; we’re a team, and it takes all of us. I appreciate Milan for nominating me and standing behind me,” she said.

About Milan Supply Chain Solutions

Founded in 1969 as a family business, Milan Supply Chain Solutions is a transportation services company specializing in truckload, logistics, warehousing/storage consolidation and distribution services. Milan SCS brings together vital components to keep business moving, linking manufacturers with transportation and warehousing services to solve the logistics problems they face. With 530,000 square feet of warehouse and distribution space in Milan and Jackson, Tennessee, Milan SCS also offers complete asset based transportation services. Their experience, flexibility, expertise and financial resources have served a diverse portfolio of companies the past five decades, including those in the Fortune 500. Additional information is available at http://www.milanexpress.com and through several social media channels: LinkedIn, Facebook and as @drivemilan on Instagram and Twitter.

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