GLEN MILLS, PA--(Marketwire - Sep 17, 2012) -
A meeting with Con-way Freight employees and a tour of the company's Glen Mills freight service center. Rep. Meehan will have the opportunity to interact with professional truck drivers, "walk the dock" and view active cross-dock loading and unloading operations. He will also get hands-on demonstrations of the daily functions of a modern commercial freight trucking enterprise. The meeting will conclude with Rep. Meehan participating in a "ride-along" with a Con-way Freight senior driver to obtain perspective from the cab of a commercial freight truck.
The service center employs 41, has a fleet of 21 tractors and 64 trailers, operates 24/7 and processes some 10 million pounds of commercial and industrial cargo a month. The 34-door dock facility receives and distributes less-than-truckload (LTL) freight from hundreds of businesses in in the Greater West Chester, Pa., area.
Monday, Sept. 17, 2012
10:00 a.m. - meeting with employees
10:10 a.m. - facility tour
11:00 a.m. - stand-up interviews
58 Lacure Avenue
Patrick Meehan, (PA-07), U.S. Congressman, Pennsylvania
Todd Steyer, service center manager, Con-way Freight
About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is North America's leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service through a single, unified network of over 300 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/en/freight.