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For Immediate Release
May 9, 2007

For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC

NPTC Announces Fleet Graphics Awards

Indianapolis, IN – Do It Best Corp. of Fort Wayne, IN was named the grand prize winner of the Commercial Vehicle Graphics Awards sponsored by the NationalPrivate Truck Council and Commercial Carrier Journal magazine during the NPTC Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition, April 29-May 1, 2007, in Indianapolis, IN.

“This award recognizes fleets for their creative graphics designs, color schemes andgeneral appearance which enhance the motor carrier industry’s public image andthe image of the company operating the vehicles,” said Gary Petty, NPTCPresident and CEO. “This year, the judging was particularly challenging becausewe had the largest number of entries in the history of the contest and thequality continues to increase.” 

Do It Best Corp. won for a striking design, pictured below, that looked like a toolbox onwheels, an image that literally drove the company’s brand image and productmessage home.

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Coming in second place overall was Primo Water Corp. of Winston Salem, NC and in third place was Boar’s Head Provisions Co., Inc. of Petersburg, VA. Both designs arepictured below.

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The top five winners in the Combination Vehicle Category included:

  • General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
  • HOLT CAT, San Antonio, TX
  • McDonald’s Corp., Oakbrook, IL
  • Serta International, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA

The top five winners in the straight truck category included:

  • Big Rock Sports, Newport, NC
  • Blue Bell Creameries, Brenham, TX
  • Chicago Tribune (Red Eye), Chicago, IL
  • Upstate Niagara Coop., Inc., Buffalo, NY
  • USO – World Headquarters, Arlington, VA

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About NPTC
Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national tradeassociation exclusively representing the interests of the private truckindustry and corporate/business private truck fleet management.  NPTC is the premier marketplace ofinformation, networking and skill building for private fleet professionals asit leads in shaping the future of corporate transportation.

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