Salem resident inducted into IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame

Salem resident inducted into IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame

Photo provided by US FoodsAfter 26 years of being an employee at US Foods, Steve Akers was inducted into the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org   History was recently made in Salem. On May 21, longtime resident Steve Akers was one of 70 individuals nationwide inducted into the Class of 2021 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA)Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Since its inception, IFDA has worked tirelessly with its member companies to promote a culture of safety. This year marks the largest inducted class to date....

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