Times Record: People In Business: Jason Wing

The Arkansas Trucking Association has named Jason Wing of ABF Freight in Fort Smith as the organization’s top safety professional for 2013. Wing, who has worked at ABF since 2002, is the manager of Safety Compliance and Training for ABF Freight. The statewide trucking trade group annually recognizes one safety professional for his or her qualifications, safety program and safety achievements.

Wing serves or chairs numerous internal groups concerning safety and compliance, and as a liaison to outside agencies and group sharing his knowledge and expertise in compliance and regulatory issues. He is a member of the Arkansas Trucking Association Safety Management Council, where he served as chairman from 2011-13, and recently was elected chairman of the Arkansas Trucking Association 40 Under 40 Council.

He is also a member of the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance where he serves on various committees and advisory councils in leadership positions. In 2013, Wing received the American Trucking Associations’ National Safety Professional Award of Excellence.