May 20, 2021

Record Number of Trucking Safety Heroes to be Inducted to the 2021 Class of the Truck Driver Hall of Fame

TDC_HOF_LOGOwPenske400sq.jpgMCLEAN, VA.— The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) today announced the 71 inductees for the 2021 class of the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. The program casts a spotlight on the industry's top drivers for their outstanding service and safety records. Since its inception, IFDA has worked tirelessly with its member companies to promote a culture of safety. The 2021 class is the largest in IFDA’s history.

“Given how challenging the past year has been, it’s exciting to honor these hard-working professional drivers who are truly essential to our economy, national security, and way of life,” said Mark S. Allen, President and CEO of IFDA. “Our drivers are the heart of the foodservice distribution industry – enabling our member companies to safely and efficiently deliver food and supplies to professional kitchens across the country, even during times of crisis.”

Over 130,000 foodservice distribution drivers are 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 complete list of 2021 inductees.

The 2021 class will be honored at IFDA’s DistributionSolutions Conference (DSC), September 12-14, 2021 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

About IFDA
The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) is the premier trade organization representing the $303 billion foodservice distribution industry and the 350,000 people it employs. 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.
 
Contact: Meghan Cieslak, mcieslak@ifdaonline.org, 703-962-9950

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