Pilot Promotes Abe Achackzad to Executive Vice President of Operations and Transportation

Lima, Pa. — January 1, 2009 — Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced that Abe Achackzad has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and Transportation.

A 22-year industry veteran, Achackzad has been with Pilot Freight Services for more than 10 years, most recently serving as Western Region Vice President, where he has been extremely successful in taking on operational challenges. Prior to joining Pilot, Achackzad held a wide array of positions in the transportation industry, ranging from warehouse supervisor to operations manager.

“Abe has a long history in the industry, and with Pilot, particularly on the operations side of the business,” said Lou Cortese, president of Pilot Freight Services. “His experience in various different roles gives him a unique perspective that will help him to maintain the operational excellence that Pilot is known for.”