We are pleased to announce that Damiano Bigi, Marraffa driver since 1996, received the "Driver of the Year" award during the annual meeting of ANITA (National Association of Automotive Transport Companies).
The awards ceremony took place on 22 June 2023 in Rome, with representatives of the institutions and important discussions on key topics such as decarbonisation, intermodality and innovation.
The "Driver of the Year" award is a prestigious award that enhances the important role played by heavy vehicle drivers and promotes their image in the eyes of the public. The award was presented to Damiano Bigi by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Matteo Salvini, giving further importance to this extraordinary achievement.
Damiano is an exemplary driver of exceptional transport, who has shown constant commitment. He was entrusted with tasks of great responsibility, with the certainty of being able to count on an experienced figure and with an immense wealth of technical knowledge.
Damiano has been part of our company for 27 years. His loyalty and commitment over the years bear witness to his sense of belonging to the great Marraffa family and his passion for his work. The same passion that transferred to him his son Rocco, also a driver of exceptional transport Marraffa.
Damiano Bigi's victory is a tangible testimony of his competence, dedication and constant commitment in the road haulage sector. His talent and his professionalism have been recognized by the ANITA jury, made up of industry experts. This accomplishment fills us with pride as a company, demonstrating the excellence of our drivers and the value they bring to our team.
The "Driver of the Year" award also highlights the importance of road haulage for the economy and society as a whole. As Thomas Baumgartner, the outgoing president of ANITA, pointed out, the pandemic period has highlighted the vital importance of the logistics and transport sector for the competitiveness of domestic products on international markets. Strong, professional and competent transport and logistics companies represent a fundamental value for our country.
We would like to congratulate Damiano for this extraordinary victory and for having represented Marraffa with honor. His success is a cause for celebration throughout our company and a testament to the excellence and talent we possess within our team.
Damiano's victory is a source of great pride for Marraffa and inspires us to continue providing excellent quality services in the road haulage sector. Awards like this confirm our unwavering commitment to excellence and motivate us to pursue perfection.