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Greatwide Logistics Services Driver Receives TCA Highway Angel Award

Driver's Heroic Efforts Save the Lives of Two Brothers

DALLAS - Dec. 7, 2010 - Antonio Cooper, an Oklahoma City-based driver for Greatwide Logistics Services, has been named a Highway Angel by Truckload Carriers Association. Highway Angel recognition is awarded for a driver's “good deeds,” ranging from simple acts of kindness to heroic life-saving efforts.

While returning from a run the night of October 8, 2010, Cooper noticed the car in front of him swerving back and forth across the road and sometimes going into the median. As the car began to veer off the road, Cooper pulled his truck up alongside the car and blew his horn, which was enough to wake the sleeping passenger so he could reach over and bring the car to a halt.

The driver turned out to be a teenager who was having a seizure, and the passenger was his brother. Cooper pulled his truck over and got out to help the seizing teenager by holding his tongue so he wouldn't swallow it. At the same time, he called 911 and waited for the paramedics to arrive.

“Antonio brings a high degree of character and professionalism to the trucking industry,” said John Simone, president and chief operating officer, Greatwide Logistics Services. “His courage and commitment to safety-both his own and that of other motorists-is what saved the lives of those two young men. We are proud to have drivers like him on the Greatwide team.”

About Greatwide Logistics Services

Greatwide Logistics Services is a privately held third-party logistics provider serving the United States and Canada. Greatwide offers an integrated service platform to customers including managed transportation services, dedicated, full-service brokerage, warehouse-based logistics and irregular route truckload. Greatwide is the largest provider of dedicated refrigerated transportation in the United States. The company ranks 11th among Transport Topics' Top 50 Logistics Providers, is a Food Logistics Top 70 3PL Provider and anInbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carrier. For more information, visit www.greatwide.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Greatwide.