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Boyd’s Lori Rustin leads ELD discussion – CCJ

When Lori Rustin accepted the position as Safety Manager for Boyd Bros. Transportation, she knew she was stepping in the middle of a major process shift as Boyd was implementing ELDs. Drivers were accustomed to supplying their hours-of-service status through mobile communications, and throwing a new technology at them could cause apprehension and push-back. “I don’t […]

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Central Oregon Truck Company named by the Truckload Carrier Association as a Top 20 “Best Fleets to Drive For”

We’re proud to announce that the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge recently named Central Oregon Truck Company as one of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For ® in the United States. The 6th annual survey and contest identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers. The criteria for being named to this […]

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Boyd Bros. Transportation and Daseke Inc. Merge

Combined Flatbed Trucking Companies Create a Top 5 North American Open-Deck/Specialty Carrier CLAYTON, Ala., Nov. 14, 2013 – Daseke Inc., of Addison, Texas, and Clayton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation have announced a merger, creating one of the largest open-deck/specialty fleets in North America. The merger also includes the Boyd Companies –WTI Transport, based in Tuscaloosa, […]

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E.W. Wylie Gets Big Reward By Going Small

Small in the waistline that is. Participating in the 3rd annual Truckload Carrier’s Association’s Weight Loss Showdown, E.W. Wylie placed third, with three drivers finishing in the top 10 for best results. Similar in nature to the popular TV show “The Biggest Loser,” the TCA contest pits teams of 12 from competing trucking companies in […]

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Central Oregon Truck Co. Wins Building Design Award from Central Oregon Realtors

Building a Better Central Oregon Central Oregon Truck Company was recently awarded an innovative transportation solutions award by the Central Oregon Association of Realtors (COAR) for the design of its new 28,000 square-foot office building in Redmond. “We’re really happy to have won this award because it recognizes the time and thought we spent in […]

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Daseke CFO Wheeler Comments on New Health-Care Law in Transport Topics

By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 2 print edition of Transport Topics. Trucking companies said they are adjusting 2014 health-care plans to meet federal requirements so employees have adequate time to understand enrollment changes. That was the feedback from 11 companies that responded to Transport Topics’ requests for […]

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