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The R&R Trucking Companies Bring Protective Services Specialization to Daseke

The term “specialized trucking” gets bantered about often in the industry. If you dive deep enough into the chatter, you’ll discover specialized trucking is full of unique niches — including one where the cost of entry is exceedingly high. It’s called “Transportation Protective Services.” Translated, Transportation Protective Services means the world of hauling ammunition, arms, […]

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Daseke Adds Defense Specialization with R&R Trucking Addition

ADDISON, Texas – Sept. 5, 2017 – Daseke Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE, DSKEW), a leading consolidator and the largest owner of flatbed and specialized transportation solutions in North America, announced a merger with R&R Trucking, a leading specialized transporter of defense and commercial AA&E (arms, ammunitions and explosives) cargo. This marks Daseke’s fourth company addition since […]

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Transport Topics’ 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Ranks Daseke As One of The Largest and Fastest Growing Flatbed and Specialized Carrier in North America

Transport Topics just announced their 2017 rankings for the “Top 100 For-Hire Carriers in North America,” a listing of the continent’s largest trucking companies ranked on the basis of annual revenue. This year, Daseke is ranked at the top of this list. In the “Equipment Owned” category, Daseke is ranked No. 1 compared to its competitors […]

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The Steelman Companies Bring More Strength to the Midwest for Daseke

The Steelman Companies, including Steelman Transportation and Group One, are the latest premier carriers to join the Daseke family of open-deck and specialized carriers. Steelman Transportation, based in Springfield, Missouri, is an open-deck and heavy haul carrier operating predominately in the Midwest. The company hauls everything from pipe, tubing, metal coils and plate to fiberglass, […]

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The Steelman Companies Join Daseke

Daseke Continues North American Expansion by Completing its Third Merger in Just Over Two Months ADDISON, Texas – July 5, 2017 – Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE, DSKEW), a leading consolidator and the largest owner of flatbed and specialized transportation and logistics solutions in North America, has announced a merger that adds The Steelman Companies to the Daseke family. […]

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Dallas Morning News: Addison Trucking Firm Daseke Offers Stock to Keep Drivers for the Long Haul

Cheryl Hall, Business columnist Four months ago, Addison businessman Don Daseke took his transportation company public for typical reasons: He needed money to finance his rapid expansion plan and to entice potential merger owners. But one motivation topped all others. Daseke wanted to give his drivers a piece of the action. Daseke (pronounced dass-key) has […]

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PBS and CNBC Cover Daseke’s Employee Stock Grant Program

The Employee Stock Program is an exciting opportunity for truck drivers, and it is the first of its kind in the trucking industry. PBS covered the story with statements from Don Daseke about the program and what the goals for the program will be. The Employee Stock Program aligns with Don Daseke’s dedication to ‘investing in […]

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Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

Earmarks an Estimated $10 Million of Stock to Invest in People. ADDISON, Texas, May 24, 2017 – Daseke Inc., North America’s largest owner and a leading consolidator of the open deck transportation and logistics market, has announced a ground-breaking new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. Daseke became a public company earlier this […]

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