Steven Mankie of Donovan Logistics Wins Mayflower Transit’s Van Operator of the Year

ST. LOUIS – (March 16, 2022) – Steven Mankie, of Donovan Logistics out of Franklin, Massachusetts, was awarded Mayflower Transit’s Van Operator of the Year Award for logistics. The award recognizes Mankie’s outstanding performance in the areas of customer service and safety. United Van Lines President and CEO Jason Mills along with Chairman of the Board of Directors Charles W. McDaniel presented the award at the Company’s recent Learning Conference in St. Louis.

In his nearly 45 years in the industry, Mankie has driven more than 3.5 million miles. He has a background in hauling household goods but shifted over to logistics enjoys servicing all the server racks and technology from data centers all over the country.

“I love dealing with customers because it’s always a good experience,” Mankie said. “I just like to work hard and do my job to get things done, and apparently I am good at it.”

Mankie resides in Ruckersville, Virginia. For a video shadowing Mankie, please visit Mayflower Transit’s YouTube site here.

There are more than 1,500 drivers in the Mayflower Transit system, and Mankie was one of three winners this year. The van operator of the year began in the late 1970s to recognize the men and women who sacrifice so much for a life on the road and who help other families through one of the most stressful times in their lives.

About Donovan Logistics

Donovan Logistics, agent for Mayflower Van Lines, has earned a reputation of excellence, honesty, and professionalism over multiple decades of servicing both public and private industries. Donovan Logistics provides a range of valuable transportation services, specializing in retail rollout management, trade shows, high value electronics and medical devices, warehousing and first/last mile white-glove distribution. Our trucks are specifically designed to haul fragile and unique equipment such as medical devices, heavy machinery, IT servers, secure data systems and trade show exhibits. We have a large fleet of climate and humidity controlled, 125” high cube trailers to service a range of products from fine artwork to semiconductors. Clients rely on us for their most challenging transportation needs. Our team of coordinators, support staff and professional drivers provide solutions to their most challenging projects.

Donovan Logistics is headquartered outside of Boston in Franklin, MA with an additional office/warehouse located outside of Hartford in Bloomfield, CT serving CT and NYC.

About Mayflower
Mayflower is America’s most recognized and trusted moving company. Mayflower offers a full range of moving services. With headquarters in suburban St. Louis, Mayflower maintains a network of 200 affiliated agencies. For more information about Mayflower Transit and its services, visit:

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