U.S. Xpress, Inc. Dedicated Account Supervisor receives prestigious ESGR Patriot Award

8/31/2016
ESGR Patriot Award Presented to U.S. Xpress Employee, Debra O’Neill

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Dedicated Account Supervisor receives prestigious ESGR Patriot Award

CHATTANOOGA, TN. - August 31, 2016 - U.S. Xpress Inc., a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, held a ceremony in honor of their employee Debra O’Neill, ESGR Patriot Award recipient.

The Patriot Award, the first in the series of ESGR awards, reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families, and granting leaves of absence if needed.

In attendance at the ceremony, on behalf of U.S. Xpress Inc.’s dedicated SBU were Regional Operations Manager Michael Graham, Account WTN Manager Jeff Gibson and Account Supervisors Tim Cooper, Jason Wilson, Billy Chastain, Terry Hemiller, and Scott Adkins. Rounding out the list of attendees, along with Debra O’Neill, the Patriot Award recipient, were drivers Don Davis, Army and Navy veteran, and Rebekah Davis, Army National Guard soldier, who nominated O’Neill for this prestigious award, along with ESGR Volunteer Chris Cole, the award presenter, and Billy Hewitt, Chattanooga area chair for the Tennessee Committee for the ESGR.

The Davis’s acclaim, “Our supervisor Debra O’Neill is highly supportive of our National Guard service. She goes above and beyond to ensure that we are back home in a timely manner to attend all drill and annual training.”

O’Neill, the Patriot Award recipient states, “It is an honor to receive this award. The Davis’s are like my very own children. What I do for them doesn’t even compare to the tireless service that they provide to both our country and U.S. Xpress on a daily basis.”

The Employee Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has served our country for more than 40 years, fostering a culture, in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.

About U.S. Xpress Inc.:

Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress, Inc. is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America. We are committed to being at the forefront of safety compliance, using comprehensive training for our staff and drivers and ensuring our trucks feature the latest safety innovations. With a dedication to minimizing our impact on the environment, U.S. Xpress is a SmartWay Transport Partner. U.S. Xpress affiliates include Total Transportation of Mississippi, and Xpress Internacional. For more information, please visit www.usxpress.com