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July 2019

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56 | Overdrive | July 2019 Milan, Tennessee-based Milan Supply Chain Solutions is build- ing a new facility along Interstate 40 in Jackson, Tennessee. It will place the entire Milan team – corporate, operations, administration and transportation – in one location. The 200,000-square-foot facility is designed for potential expansion and will complement Milan's footprint in BY DEAN SMALLWOOD Jackson, which consists of a distribu- tion center, a maintenance shop and a cross-dock facility. PAY Gemini Motor Transport, the primary fuel hauler for Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, honored more than 60 drivers through its Safe Driver Credits program for remaining accident-free and meet- ing the company's safety policies and procedures for five years. Gemini is distributing more than $1.85 million in bonuses through the program. EQUIPMENT Rustburg, Virginia-based Englander Transportation is adding 100 new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft trac- tors over the next 12 months. The UltraLoft, a high-roof sleeper, pro- vides extra space and amenities and improved fuel efficiency. Denney Transport, a Denver- based truckload and less-than-truck- load refrigerated hauler, purchased 60 new Utility 3000R reefer trailers to promote its Driver Recruitment Initiative program. The reefers fea- ture an American flag graphic run- ning the trailer's length. FACILITIES Lafayette, Louisiana-based Dupré Logistics expanded its service center in Pecos, Texas. The new facility is four times the size of its predecessor. RECOGNITION Phoenix-based Roadmaster Group, a specialized freight-hauling sub- sidiary of Daseke, partnered with Folds of Honor to provide $5,000 in educational scholarships for military veterans and their families. Old Dominion Freight Line, a Thomasville, North Carolina-based less-than-truckload carrier, was recognized by the American Red Cross for committing to an annual $250,000 pledge to its Disaster Responder Program. MILAN BUILDING NEW TENNESSEE FACILITY

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