July 30, 2007

Bensenville, IL– Central States Trucking, one of the fastest growing trucking companies in the Midwest, has received the “2006 Fleet Safety Award” from Acuity Insurance and A. N. Ansay & Associates (broker). Acuity recently presented the award to Central States Trucking for being one of their top carriers for “exceptional fleet safety and commitment to accident reduction.” Central States Trucking employees 300 employees, owns 200 trailers and is on pace to achieve $42 million in sales in 2007.

“We are honored to receive the 2006 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 millions of miles per year and we take pride in delivering our goods in a timely and safe 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. 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).