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Daseke’s Nasdaq DSKE Bell Ringing Celebration!

Daseke, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSKE) listed on the Nasdaq as DSKE on February 28th, 2017. In honor of the occasion, Don Daseke, President, CEO and Chairman, rang the Nasdaq Closing Bell on March 23rd, 2017. Joined by Don were Daseke Inc. top executives and representatives from the family of operating companies that make up Daseke, Board of […]

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Don Daseke and Dan Hennessy Join Nasdaq on Facebook Live

Tuesday, February 28th marks the day that Daseke officially becomes a publicly traded company as DSKE and DSKEW.  This is the first new offering of a publicly traded new trucking company since 2010.  Don Daseke and Dan Hennessy joined Nasdaq for an interview on Facebook Live during one of the Nasdaq events in New York […]

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Daseke, Inc. and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II Announce Closing of Merger Transaction

Daseke, Inc. Becomes a Public Company, Trading on Nasdaq Under Ticker “DSKE” to Commence on February 28, 2017 ADDISON AND HOUSTON, TEXAS – Feb. 27, 2017 – Daseke, Inc. (“Daseke”) and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: HCAC, HCACU, HCACW) (“HCAC” or the “Company”) today announced the closing of their previously announced business combination. The […]

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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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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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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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