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Daseke Receives Top Supplier Award from Owens Corning

Only Trucking Company Awarded Amongst 10,000 Suppliers Honoring Daseke and Their Drivers When one thinks of corporate sustainability, one often thinks of emissions, lowering carbon footprints or lowering costs.  But Owens Corning has an out-of-the-box definition. “It can also include developing talent, training and retaining those drivers in an industry known for historically high turnover rates,” […]

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Q&A: Don Daseke on Building a Nationwide Flatbed Carrier

*Written by Deborah Lockridge and approved for reprint by www.truckinginfo.com. Don Daseke bought his first trucking company in 2008 when he purchased Washington-based Smokey Point Distributing. A few years later, he added North Dakota-based E.W. Wylie. He soon decided to build a nationwide company focusing on flat deck and heavy haul, and has added companies such […]

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Power in People – WTI Transport

*Compiled and edited by Ford Boswell and approved for reprint by the Alabama Trucking Association. WTI Transport reaches a major company milestone by delivering quality services, focusing of fleet safety, and making individual employee success a priority. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In it 25 years, WTI Transport has enjoyed steady growth and success since opening its door […]

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Inc. Magazine Lists Daseke in the Top 500 for 2015

Daseke Inc. and its big rigs have a big photo spread in Inc. Magazine’s September issue, which covers the 500 fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the United States. Inc. gives Daseke prominence with a three-page spread showcasing a Lone Star truck hauling a 160-foot wind turbine. Lone Star is one of the nine Daseke operating companies, with each company focused on […]

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Q&A: Chris Hornady on Becoming Part of Daseke

*Written by Deborah Lockridge and approved for reprint by www.truckinginfo.com. Chris Hornady is the third-generation leader of Alabama-based flatbed carrier Hornady Transportation. The company was founded by his grandfather G.E. Hornady in 1928, then later led by his father, B.C. Hornady. We spoke with him Monday shortly after the company announced it was becoming part of […]

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Hornady Transportation Merges with Daseke

Daseke is the largest owner of flatbed, open-deck and specialty trucking capacity in North America Daseke Inc., of Addison, Texas, has announced that a second carrier has merged with them in just over a month. Hornady Transportation is the newest member of Daseke, joining Bulldog Hiway Express, which merged with Daseke in July. Daseke is […]

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Everett Business Journal Features Smokey Point Distributing’s New Terminal Under Construction

Daseke’s Smokey Point Distributing’s new state-of-the-art headquarters, for which the company broke ground at a special ceremony in late April, has caught the attention of The Herald Business Journal of Everett. The local business newspaper published a story on July 27 about the company’s new 50,500-square-foot head office, which is twice the size of the […]

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The 2015 Transport Topics – Top 100 List has Daseke Solidly Ranked as the No. 2 Largest Flatbed/Specialized Carrier in North America

Daseke is now the largest owner of flatbed, open-deck and specialized equipment in North America. Daseke has also moved up ten spots from last year; now ranking as the 49th largest for-hire trucking company in the 2015 Transport Topics Top 100 List. Daseke was also ranked no. 4 in revenue growth, year over year. Scott Wheeler, […]

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