LHP was ranked number sixty in the “MBN 100” among all minority-owned companies in the United States. The list is a compilation representing all ethnic minority backgrounds, nominated by major corporations, and ranked by gross revenues. Since the company’s inception only five years ago, LHP has raised it’s gross revenues over 30 times that of it’s first year results to exceed $12.2 million in 1998.
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Prime conducted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its new Plaza inspection and fuel facility on April 2, 1998 at 11:00 a.m.. Missouri Lieutenant Governor Roger Wilson and Prime founder and president Robert Low were the keynote speakers. The 30,000 square foot structure, designed by Slone Architects and built by Killian Construction, is an eight-bay entry inspection and fuel facility for Prime equipment.
October 1998 – Refrigerated Frank Prue is the Prime Refrigerated Division Contractor of the Month for October. Since joining Prime in November, 1996, Prue has had no cargo claims or no service failures. He has achieved the three-year level Prime Time Certified award for on-time performance earning him a gold ring with one diamond.
Weigh Station Bypass System Offers Non-Stop Innovations Prime Inc. recently signed up for PrePass, the nation’s first electronic weigh station bypass service which was designed, developed and operated by Lockheed Martin IMS. “We did so,” according to Robert Low, president of Prime, “because PrePass is good for everybody in the industry.
Veronica Escudero, a co-driver in Prime’s Refrigerated Division with her husband Jose Velazquez, is also a successful painter from Glendale, Arizona. She received her Fine Arts Degree from Arizona State University in 1984 and has exhibited her works at many prestigious shows in New York, California, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas among other states. Many of Escudero’s works have initiated from over-the-road driving.
In keeping with a long-standing tradition of maintaining the most modern fleet of equipment in the industry, Prime is pleased to announce it has added the strength of Reitnouer Big Bubba® trailers to its flatbed fleet. These lightweight aluminum trailers are the most advanced flatbed trailers in the industry. Big Bubba® flatbed trailers have a hauling capacity of 55,000 pounds in any 4-foot span, which is 5,000 pounds more than typical flatbed trailers.