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Daseke Milestones 2016

2016 was a highly eventful year for Daseke, which proves again how there is no such thing as a “typical year” for the company. 2016 was full of exciting news, accomplishments, and inspiring stories about drivers, employees and companies in the Daseke family. Not only was Daseke awarded as a whole in the trucking industry, but individual companies in […]

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Wreaths Across America 2016: Daseke Drivers Deliver Wreaths to Honor Veterans

This December, several Daseke drivers volunteered to deliver wreaths to veterans’ cemeteries all over the country. These wreaths were then placed on the graves to remember the veterans’ lives, honor their service and teach the value of freedom. The laying of wreaths is made possible by the Wreaths Across America volunteers, who donate the wreaths, and the truck […]

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Don Daseke – An Exciting Announcement

As Daseke heads into the New Year, bright developments are on the horizon. In building North America’s premier flatbed/specialized transportation company, Daseke has a track record of merging with quality companies that share the same values and focus. The Daseke Board of Directors, which includes the operating companies’ presidents, has been working on a new […]

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Bulldog Hiway Express Takes Home Top ATA Safety Awards

Bulldog Hiway Express was recently awarded three safety awards at American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Safety Security and Human Resources national convention, held in Oklahoma City. Bulldog, a Daseke company, took home first-place honors in the “general commodity/local haul” (up to 25 million miles) and “heavy haul – unlimited” categories. The company came in second in […]

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Rendy Taylor, CEO, WTI Transport, Finds Less is More

When Rendy Taylor, CEO of WTI turned 60 last year, he gave himself a birthday present: Ten- to 15-years of additional life. See below: Article and Video Interview “A little over a year ago I had a conversation with a friend who was also a doctor, and he said, ‘congratulations on turning 60…..but…’” recalls Rendy. […]

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Trucks.com Analyzes Merger & Acquisition Industry Trends

New, larger companies are better prepared to successfully navigate upcoming legislation, meet changing demands and tackle logistical challenges quickly and efficiently. However, these large-scale consolidations have some concerned about competition, jobs and customer service. An article recently published by Trucks.com explores these consolidations and mentions how XPO reduced jobs at Con-way after buying the company. […]

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Boyd Bros. Transportation’s David Baker Joins Dave Nemo for Tech Talk with TMC

Daseke’s impressive growth over the last few years has been driven by strategic partnerships with successful companies run by experts in the trucking industry. It’s no surprise when those experts are often tapped to share their knowledge with the world, just like when David Baker, Vice President of Maintenance at Boyd Bros. Transportation, Inc., was […]

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Transport Topics: Veterans’ Military Experience and Skills Create Ideal Match for Fleets Seeking Drivers Amid Shortage, Executives Say

This story appears in the Sept. 5 print edition of Transport Topics.   America’s long-running military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have been a boon to the trucking industry, providing a supply of experienced men and women who can help alleviate the ongoing driver shortage. The match between veterans and fleets has been recognized by […]

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Daseke #1 Flatbed/Specialized Carrier in the CCJ Top 250 Rankings; Rises in Overall Rankings

Daseke, Inc. uses strategic partnerships to grow revenue and climb the CCJ Top 250 rankings. This month, Commercial Carrier Journal released its 2016 rankings of North America’s Top 250 carriers. These carriers are selected based on a variety of metrics, including revenue, number of drivers and overall size, to name a few. Daseke Inc.’s commitment to its core philosophy of strategic […]

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