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UPS recognizes safest drivers

Eleven drivers added to Circle of Honor

May 27, 2019

In this photo (middle left to right) Sean Griffin, vice-president of operations, UPS Canada; Dominic Porporino, president, UPS Canada; Jeff Yurek, Ontario Minister of Transportation; Ken Seader, vice-president of transportation, UPS Canada, are joined by UPS Canada Circle of Honor drivers. (CNW Group/UPS Canada Ltd.)

MISSISSAUGA, ON – On May 23, UPS Canada hosted a Circle of Honor ceremony to celebrate drivers who have achieved 25-plus years of safe driving.

Eleven new drivers were inducted in the elite Circle of Honor, raising the number in Canada to 249, with an additional 10 drivers being recognized for more than 30 years of safe-driving. Jeff Yurek, Ontario Minister of Transportation joined the ceremony and spoke to UPS employees.

The company’s 125,000 small package drivers worldwide are among the safest on the roads, logging over six billion kilometres per year and delivering nearly 5.2 billion packages annually.