VHI Transport Founder

Honored by National Association

             Chester, VA – May 23, 2008 – David Gee, CTB, founder of VHI Transport, received the national Heritage Award at the 30th annual convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) in Washington, DC.  This is the highest award conferred by the association representing third party logistics service providers nationwide.             Presenting the award, TIA President and CEO Bob Voltman explained, “Each year, TIA recognizes a person, company or organization for their significant contribution to the organization and the third party logistics industry.  This year’s award is presented to an individual who has tirelessly given, and continues to give, his time and talent to TIA and the industry. David Gee has been a member of the association for 25 years.  He has been chairman of the board of directors.  Of his leadership, Voltman added, “David was instrumental in putting TIA on the path to achieve its potential as the association of third party logistics companies.” Gee helped launch the Guaranteed Payment Program; an industry first.  He has taught seminars and shared his knowledge with others through formal and informal mentoring. “Today, he is engaged in an effort to establish an industry reporting and benchmarking system that has the potential to change the industry for the better for the foreseeable future,” Voltman continued.  “Finally, it is from David that I have learned more about process than anyone else.”             President of VHI, Bruce Gee, stated, “We at VHI congratulate our company founder on this outstanding recognition.  Dad has set a standard of volunteering and mentoring that is a guiding light for those of us now in leadership positions within the firm.  We strive to achieve the standards of excellence he has established and to give back to the industry and the community, as he has.”