August 4, 2020

The IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame honors the exceptional careers and contributions of hard-working professional drivers.

McLean, VA – The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) today announced the 40 inductees for the 2020 class of the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Since its inception, IFDA has worked tirelessly with its member companies to promote a culture of safety. This program casts a spotlight on the industry's top drivers for their outstanding records of service and safety.

“The past few months have proven just how essential these hard-working professional drivers are to our economy, national security, and way of life. They are truly unsung heroes,” said Mark S. Allen, President and CEO of IFDA. “These exceptionally skilled drivers ensure a safe and efficient food supply for professional kitchens across the country even during the hardest of times.”

There are over 130,000 foodservice distribution drivers currently on the road, but only those with the best safety records and longevity of service qualify for the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. To be eligible, the driver must have at least 25 years of employment with an IFDA member company with no chargeable accidents and may not have any moving violations within the last 5 years.

Click here for the full list of 2020 Inductees.

The 2020 class will be honored at DSC Direct, the digital format of IFDA’s Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC), on the morning of Wednesday, October 28.

Contact: Meghan Cieslak, mcieslak@ifdaonline.org, 703.532.9950

About the International Foodservice Distributors Association
The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) is the premier trade organization representing the $303 billion foodservice distribution industry. This industry ensures a safe and efficient supply of food and products to more than one million restaurants and foodservice outlets in the U.S. every day. For more information, visit www.ifdaonline.org.
 

 

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