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Don Daseke and Dan Hennessy Join Nasdaq on Facebook Live

Tuesday, February 28th marks the day that Daseke officially becomes a publicly traded company as DSKE and DSKEW.  This is the first new offering of a publicly traded new trucking company since 2010.  Don Daseke and Dan Hennessy joined Nasdaq for an interview on Facebook Live during one of the Nasdaq events in New York […]

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Daseke, Inc. and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II Announce Closing of Merger Transaction

Daseke, Inc. Becomes a Public Company, Trading on Nasdaq Under Ticker “DSKE” to Commence on February 28, 2017 ADDISON AND HOUSTON, TEXAS – Feb. 27, 2017 – Daseke, Inc. (“Daseke”) and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: HCAC, HCACU, HCACW) (“HCAC” or the “Company”) today announced the closing of their previously announced business combination. The […]

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Smokey Point Distributing’s New Terminal Turns Heads

Move-in is complete for Smokey Point Distributing’s (SPD) new home terminal in Arlington, Washington, just north of Everett, Washington. Company President Dan Wirkkala says it’s something to behold. “Our new home is spacious, with beautiful décor. It’s a wonderful workspace and home-away-from-home for our drivers,” said Wirkkala. “It’s really something — jaw-dropping — and we’re […]

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Don Daseke’s Beginnings as a Newpaper Boy

Don Daseke may be CEO of a large company now, but he started his career as a delivery boy for the Crawfordsville Journal Review in Indiana when he was 9 years old. Throwing newspapers from his bicycle was an important job, and he had 75 customers on his delivery route. Even though he only made […]

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Daseke Milestones 2016

2016 was a highly eventful year for Daseke, which proves again how there is no such thing as a “typical year” for the company. 2016 was full of exciting news, accomplishments, and inspiring stories about drivers, employees and companies in the Daseke family. Not only was Daseke awarded as a whole in the trucking industry, but individual companies in […]

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Wreaths Across America 2016: Daseke Drivers Deliver Wreaths to Honor Veterans

This December, several Daseke drivers volunteered to deliver wreaths to veterans’ cemeteries all over the country. These wreaths were then placed on the graves to remember the veterans’ lives, honor their service and teach the value of freedom. The laying of wreaths is made possible by the Wreaths Across America volunteers, who donate the wreaths, and the truck […]

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