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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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Don Daseke Joins KLRD Radio Dallas For CEO Spotlight

KRLD Radio Dallas’ daily (Monday – Friday) “CEO Spotlight” segment features interviews with business leaders, giving them an opportunity to discuss their companies and share some of the secrets of their success. On May 10th, Don Daseke joined David Johnson, the host of “CEO Spotlight,” to talk about Daseke. To describe what makes Daseke an […]

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Journal of Commerce: Daseke Helping Drive U.S. Truck Consolidation

Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor | May 05, 2017 Read this article from the Journal of Commerce, here. Daseke acquired Bulldog Hiway Express in 2015. Two more companies have joined the Daseke family of open ­deck, flatbed, and speciality trucking operators, marking the firm’s 10th and 11th merger in fewer than 10 years and increasing its […]

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Daseke Family of Companies’ Commitment to Safety Pays Off in Thirteen Awards

The Daseke family of open-deck specialized carriers has built a reputation for handling the biggest, bulkiest and heaviest of cargos efficiently and safely. Lately, they’ve been hauling away items you won’t ever see on their diversified fleet of trailers, but for what they represent to drivers, customers and others on the highway, they might be […]

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Lee Michaud Dives In as Schilli’s New President

Lee Michaud has big shoes to fill, but he’s more than ready. He’s joining the Schilli Companies as President and will work beside Tom Schilli, CEO of the company that bears his family’s name. “Lee shares the same values as I do,” says Tom. “We’ve had several discussions and meetings — we share the same […]

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Two Leading Open Deck Transportation Companies Merge with Daseke

ADDISON, Texas – May 1, 2017 – The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems Inc. to Join Daseke and Continue Company’s North American Expansion Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE, DSKEW), the largest owner and a leading consolidator of open deck specialized transportation solutions in North America, welcomes two leading open deck specialized transportation companies – The Schilli Companies, […]

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