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Con-way places focus on safety with new director


In a move that is a distinct sign of the times, Con-Way Transportation Services has appointed Curtis Shewchuk to the position of director of corporate protective services, a newly created position at Con-Way.

He will oversee a team of security specialists that will be charged with the protection of Con-Way’s people, facilities, equipment and the freight of its customers.

“Security concerns are inherent in business enterprises and any endeavor this company undertakes presents its own set of security issues,” said Richard D. Trott, Con-Way’s vice president for strategic planning. “Add to that the tenor of the times and it’s only prudent to centralize and focus our security operations.”

Parent company CNF Inc. previously managed Con-Way’s corporate security needs.

Shewchuk will guide Con-Way’s domestic and international security policies and procedures. He will also head all corporate security and loss prevention programs, and risk management and contingency planning. He will report to

Previously, Shewchuk spent 12 years at CNF Inc.’s Portland, Oregon location as a manager of corporate security services with responsibilities similar to his new position at Con-Way. He also spent a number of years in law enforcement in Florida.

Con-Way Transportation Services, Inc. is a $2 billion transportation and services company that provides time-definite and day-definite freight delivery services and logistics for commercial and industrial businesses. Within the Con-Way family are regional less-than-truckload carriers Con-Way Canada Express Con-Way Central Express, Con-Way Southern Express, Con-Way Western Express, and Con-Way Mexico Express; Con-Way NOW, an expedited carrier