– Interstate Commerce Act passed and signed by Franklin Roosevelt. Ward assigned territory where the company was already operating, central Pennsylvania, and to and from metropolitan New York and New Jersey.
– Terminal opens in Harrisburg, PA.
– Ward opens the 1st of several warehouses in the central Pennsylvania area.
– G. William Ward named President of Ward Trucking. W.W. Ward becomes Chairman of the Board.
– Ward Trucking reaches the benchmark of 500 employees.
– New general headquarters building dedicated.
Still family-owned and operated, and now with 1 ,400+ employees, the 4th generation of the Ward family knows that looking back is vital to moving forWARD!
– Deregulation of trucking industry. Ward is now authorized to operate in the lower 48 states and so expands its direct foot-print in the Mid-Atlantic region.
– J. Richard Ward becomes President and CEO.
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– David K. Ward named President and CEO.
– With partners, service expands to Canada.
– President’s Trophy from the American Trucking Association for best overall safety program in the country is awarded to Ward for the first of two times.
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-Bill Ward Jr. becomes the fourth generation President of Ward Transport and Logistics