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Perdue Farms celebrates truck driver for four million safe miles


This week, Perdue Farms is recognizing a truck driver for achieving the impressive safety milestone of four million safe miles.

Perdue Farms is recognizing truck driver Robert Timmons (CB Handle: Holly Trolly), 76, for four million accident-free miles.

Timmons is only the second Perdue Farms driver to achieve four million safe miles in the company’s 104 year history.

“Robert has been with Perdue for 44 years and, throughout that time, has delivered dressed poultry from Salisbury to Lewiston, North Carolina, delivered live haul and oil, has been an over the road driver delivering as far west as Iowa and throughout the entire Perdue marketplace and currently delivers local short haul loads. Robert is part of Perdue’s nearly 800 certified professional drivers who are the heart of the company and touch every part of the supply chain,” Perdue Farms said.

WMDT reports that Timmons was awarded a $1500 check to celebrate the safety milestone.

“I am so excited that I achieved four million miles of safe driving. I’m excited and proud that I was able to do this while working at Perdue,” said Timmons.

“Our drivers are among our most visible brand ambassadors and have the most direct contact with our customers,” said Tim O’Hea, senior director of transportation for Perdue Farms. “Robert achieving four million safe driving miles in just 43 years is no small feat and is a testament to his dedication not only to Perdue but also to our customers and those he shares the roads with every day.”


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