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Dallas Business Journal: Since acquiring 4 companies in 4 months, this DFW company’s stock is up 38 percent

*Written by Evan Hoopfer and approved for reprint by Dallas Business Journal.  The growth strategy of Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) is clear — grow through acquisitions of companies that aren’t for sale. Between May 1 and Sept. 5, the Addison-based trucking firm acquired four companies, and its stock price has responded well. Shares are up […]

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Daseke Executive John Michell Completes “LEAD ATA” — Joining the Trucking Industry’s Next Generation of Leadership

The American trucking industry of today was built by veteran leaders such as Phil Byrd, president of Bulldog Hiway Express, Mark Randolph, president of J. Grady Randolph, and Chris Cooper, president of The Boyd Companies.  All have been very active in national and state trucking associations — Phil as past chairman of American Trucking Associations, […]

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Trucking industry delivers, continues to ‘meet the demand’ to provide relief to Harvey, Irma hurricane, flood victims

*Written by Dorothy Cox and approved for reprint by www.thetrucker.com A group of people trying to evacuate southern Florida had been waiting hours at a gas station for enough fuel to get them inland, away from the worst of Hurricane Irma. Finally, they saw an 18-wheeler coming around the corner with a bulk fuel delivery and […]

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Transport Topics’ 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Ranks Daseke As One of The Largest and Fastest Growing Flatbed and Specialized Carrier in North America

Transport Topics just announced their 2017 rankings for the “Top 100 For-Hire Carriers in North America,” a listing of the continent’s largest trucking companies ranked on the basis of annual revenue. This year, Daseke is ranked at the top of this list. In the “Equipment Owned” category, Daseke is ranked No. 1 compared to its competitors […]

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Dallas Morning News: Addison Trucking Firm Daseke Offers Stock to Keep Drivers for the Long Haul

Cheryl Hall, Business columnist Four months ago, Addison businessman Don Daseke took his transportation company public for typical reasons: He needed money to finance his rapid expansion plan and to entice potential merger owners. But one motivation topped all others. Daseke wanted to give his drivers a piece of the action. Daseke (pronounced dass-key) has […]

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PBS and CNBC Cover Daseke’s Employee Stock Grant Program

The Employee Stock Program is an exciting opportunity for truck drivers, and it is the first of its kind in the trucking industry. PBS covered the story with statements from Don Daseke about the program and what the goals for the program will be. The Employee Stock Program aligns with Don Daseke’s dedication to ‘investing in […]

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Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

Earmarks an Estimated $10 Million of Stock to Invest in People. ADDISON, Texas, May 24, 2017 – Daseke Inc., North America’s largest owner and a leading consolidator of the open deck transportation and logistics market, has announced a ground-breaking new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. Daseke became a public company earlier this […]

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Don Daseke Joins KLRD Radio Dallas For CEO Spotlight

KRLD Radio Dallas’ daily (Monday – Friday) “CEO Spotlight” segment features interviews with business leaders, giving them an opportunity to discuss their companies and share some of the secrets of their success. On May 10th, Don Daseke joined David Johnson, the host of “CEO Spotlight,” to talk about Daseke. To describe what makes Daseke an […]

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