May 22, 2008

Ryan McLaughlin

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Bensenville, IL–Central States Trucking, one of the fastest growing trucking companies in the Midwest, has earned back-to back fleet safety awards from Acuity Insurance and A.N. Ansay & Associates (broker). The presentation of the “2007 Fleet Safety Award” represents the second consecutive year that Central States Trucking has received this award for “exceptional fleet safety and commitment to accident reduction.” Central States Trucking has 200 drivers (300 employees overall) and prides itself on safety as their truckers travel millions of miles a year.

“We are honored to receive our second consecutive Fleet Safety Award for our commitment to the families of our drivers and the other families on the road who travel alongside our trucks,” said Doug Grane, President, Central States Trucking. “Our drivers travel approximately 15 million miles per year and we take pride in delivering our goods in a safe and timely manner.”

Acuity Insurance, headquartered in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is a premier independent property and casualty insurance agency. A.N. Ansay & Associates, based in Port Washington, WI, serves the insurance and benefits needs of over 8,000 individual and business clients.

With a family trucking history dating back to 1925, current ownership is proud to continue on as third generation entrepreneurs. Central States Trucking was founded in 1980 and today operates in six Midwestern states with its headquarters located in Bensenville, Illinois. In 2007, Central States Trucking purchased parcels of property to expand its operation to both the Joliet and Rochelle communities. Central States Trucking serves customers in four specific areas of transportation: container drayage (intermodal), dedicated contract, line haul and CFS warehouse (ocean and air freight break bulk). Central States Trucking was recently named one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in the nation.