NOMINATE A DRIVER TODAYExpediter of the YEar 2019

Nomination period December 1, 2018  – May 15, 2019. 
All nominations will be viewed and voted on by a group of trucking professionals.

This recognition has been initiated to draw attention to those current expedite drivers on the road today, who are hardworking  professionals who give back to their community. The top three finalists will be asked to attend Expedite Expo July 19-20, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN.



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Recognition is open to any expedite trucking industry driver, team, or owner operator in the US or Canada. Anyone can nominate a driver: motor carriers, fleet owners, employees, their families, trucking organization members, and trucking industry suppliers. Employees and compensated affiliates of or On Time Media, LLC are not eligible for this award.  Previous award winners are not eligible for this award. Nominations are being accepted until 5:30pm May 15, 2019. 



A nomination form must be completed online and submitted through the online application process. 

Nomination information will include direct contact with the nominees’ motor carrier through which the nominee is employed or contracted with.

Each company may nominate up to five drivers. However, only one driver per company can qualify for placement among the top three finalists.

Nominees are asked to stick by a professional code of ethics, where they act in a socially- acceptable and professional manner. Including: respect for another’s person, property, and treating others with civility.



The top three nominees will be announced in early June and will be asked to be present at Expedite Expo July 20, 2019.

The three finalists will have an article written on them to be published in the July issue of Expedite Now Magazine.

We will support the process throughout the year with our social and print media, and share information and stories about nominees with others who also have an interest.



All nominees agree to share the submitted application with the group of trucking professionals who serve as judges.

The top three finalists agree to be interviewed and submit photos for the July issue of Expedite Now.

Finalists must agree to be at the Expo July 19-20, 2019.



The top finalist will receive $500 cash for travel, 1-nights hotel accommodations provided by, and an Expediter of the Year Plaque. The finalists and their carrier, will be honored at our closing announcements on the show floor at Expedite Expo July 20, 2019.

There is no cost to nominate a driver, but if you are a carrier who nominates a driver, we would appreciate you making sure your driver can get to the Expo and that you will come with them too.





JULY 19, 2019

Time Event
7:00am-3:00pm Registration Open
8:00am-8:50am Workshops
9:00am-9:50am Workshops
10:00am-11:00am Industry Panel
11:00am-3:00pm EXPO FLOOR OPEN
2:30pm Cash giveaway
7:00pm-10:00pm Casino Night

JULY 20, 2019

Time Event
7:00am-3:00pm Registration Open
8:00am-8:50am Workshops
9:00am-9:50am Workshops
10:00am-11:00am Industry Panel
11:00am-3:00pm EXPO FLOOR OPEN
2:30pm Cash giveaway, Drivers’ Choice winner announced
3:30pm Drivers’ BBQ – front parking lot


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Expediter of the Year Nomination: Terms and Conditions

  • I agree that the nomination is accurate and complies with the conditions of entry.
  • If you are a finalist you agree to make yourself available to speak with our writer for an article in the June issue of ExpediteNow Magazine.
  • Privacy laws require that the person or company I have nominated consent to be nominated. 
  • Finalist agrees to the best of their ability to attend Expedite Expo, July 19-20, 2019.