Aug 08

Getloaded's 2012 Award of Merit in the TMSA's Diversity CampaignMIDLOTHIAN, Va.- Getloaded, a leading Internet-based logistics freight matching site, was recently recognized by the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA) as a recipient of one of its 60th Annual Compass Awards.

Getloaded received the Award of Merit in the TMSA's Diversity Campaign category for its development and launch of the United States' first Spanish-language load board. This is the first year TMSA has offered the diversity category, which was sponsored by the Women in Trucking Association to recognize best practices in reflecting diversity in transportation marketing.

“We’re deeply honored to be recognized by our transportation peers for developing services tailored to the Spanish-speaking demographic of our industry,” said Fergus Caldicott, general manager of Getloaded. “We recognize the economic importance of cultural diversity.”

Winners were independently judged by a panel of industry leaders and selected based on the detailed write-up of their marketing or sales campaigns and actual creative work samples.

"These winners represent the best and brightest in transportation marketing and sales and continue to set the bar for industry best practices," said David Hoppens, TMSA president. "Each year the entries exceed expectations and further illustrate the value of an organization like TMSA that provides its members with the resources and tools needed to take their companies to the next level."

All award recipients were honored during the annual gala following TMSA's Annual Conference and Expo in Hollywood, Florida.

 

About Getloaded
For more than a decade, Getloaded has supported transportation professionals nationwide as the easiest-to-use Internet load board. Members benefit from easily finding high quality loads and qualified carriers through our convenient 24/7 account access on Getloaded.com, Web-enabled mobile phones, free iPhone and Android apps, and knowledgeable customer representatives. We serve owner-operators, shippers, freight forwarders and brokers with customizable memberships designed to address their specific business goals. With hundreds of thousands of loads available nationwide and a network that includes thousands of experienced carriers and freight providers, Getloaded is here to simplify the trucking industry. For more information, visit www.getloaded.com or call (888) 565-3921.

About Transportation Marketing and Sales Association
The TMSA exists to enhance the knowledge, connections, recognition, and solutions available to the marketing, communications, and sales professions within the transportation and logistics industries including motor carriers, railroads, air carriers, ocean lines, 3PLs, OEMs, passenger transit organizations, media, and suppliers. The association is a resource for actionable tools, trends, and insights for its nearly 300 members and the 7,000 professionals working in all modes and market segments of the industry. Member benefits include recognition of excellence through the annual Compass Awards, extensive educational programs, and networking opportunities. For more information, visit www.tmsatoday.org or call (609) 799-4900.

About Women in Trucking Association
Women in Trucking was established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 16 percent of its members are men who support the mission. For more information, visit www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

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