Daseke Inc.’s Merger with Boyd Bros. Transportation is D CEO Magazine’s Midsize ‘Deal of the Year’

On Tuesday May 6, 2014, D CEO Magazine hosted the 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards, honoring a variety of Dallas-Fort Worth mergers and dealmakers in six different categories. In the category of “Midsize Deals”, Daseke Inc’s merger with Boyd Bros. Transportation in the fall of 2013 proved to be the winner. In a short speech […]

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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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