Jacksonville, Fla (May 3, 2022) – The Suddath Companies is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 Van Operator of the Year awards: George Bailey in the continental fleet category and Matt Lettieri in the master lease fleet.
Suddath recognizes and celebrates the outstanding contributions of one van operator in each category every year. Candidates for the award are eligible based on the number of miles they have driven, their safety ratings and customer satisfaction scores, as well as overall performance and driving history with Suddath.
“A commitment to safety and outstanding customer service are top priorities for all of us,” said Walter D. Myers, Suddath’s Senior Vice President, Moving & Storage. “Each year, it’s an honor to recognize our van operators who have demonstrated outstanding records in both of these areas, in addition to being selected by their peers for their teamwork, consistent dedication and commitment to excellence. We congratulate George and Matt for their hard work in earning this distinguished award.”
George and Matt have previously received recognition as Van Operators of the Month, and this is the first time for each of them to be recognized with the top honor for the year. George has been driving with Suddath for 22 years, and in 2021, recorded more than 64,000 miles, a perfect safety performance score and a customer approval rating of 94.76%.
Matt originally joined the company in a warehouse role with Suddath Global Logistics before turning his attention to a driving career. He began driving for Suddath in May 2020. He also earned a perfect safety score and drove nearly 81,000 miles last year, with a customer approval rating of 99.57%.
Hear more about George Bailey’s and Matt Lettieri’s personal driving journeys.