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Daseke, Inc., Welcomes New Board Members

Daseke, Inc., North America’s second largest open-deck/specialty transportation company, has added three members to its board of directors: Tom Hund, retired EVP/CFO of BNSF Railway; Brian Bonner, retired CIO of Texas Instruments; and Ron Gafford, retired CEO of Austin Industries. We’re very excited about the new additions to our board,” said Don Daseke, CEO and […]

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Fleet Owner Profiles Don Daseke On Open Deck Success

As the subject of a recent interview with Fleet Owner’s Wendy Leavitt, Don Daseke himself couldn’t have come up with a better subtitle for the article: “Old School Values Guide this Now $688 Million Trucking Group.” “Wendy captured the essence of what we’re doing with our family of Daseke companies,” said Don. “She understood how […]

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Daseke, Inc. Now Ranked No. 2 in SC&RA’s ACT TRANSPORT Top 50

The headline was appropriate: “Large and in Charge.”  That was from the December 2014 issue of Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association’s (SC&RA): American Cranes & Transport (ACT) magazine, which listed the Top 50 specialized fleets in North America. Making the biggest news in the ranking was the rapid ascent of Daseke, Inc.  Led by the […]

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Daseke Inc. | Dallas Business Journal Top 10 in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal has released their list of the largest trucking companies with a presences in North Texas, and Daseke Inc. placed in the top ten. Every year, the Dallas Business Journal compiles lists to congratulate the biggest and fastest growing companies in the DFW area and assembles them into the Book of Lists. […]

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WTI Transport Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Dedicates Driver’s Suite to Company’s First Driver in an Emotional Tribute TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Dec. 17, 2014 – “It couldn’t have been much more emotional,” said Rendy Taylor, president of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,-based WTI Transport. “I was so close to Willie that I just couldn’t do it. I had to have Steve Rumsey, one of our founders, […]

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Daseke Inc. No. 3 in Dallas Top 100

They say everything is bigger in Texas. That’s certainly true as Daseke Inc. continues to grow and be recognized. On the heels of its recent merger with Lone Star Transportation, Daseke was named No. 3 in the prestigious Dallas 100, published by the Dallas Business Journal in its Nov. 14 issue. The recognition was based on […]

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