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Daseke Family of Companies’ Commitment to Safety Pays Off in Thirteen Awards

The Daseke family of open-deck specialized carriers has built a reputation for handling the biggest, bulkiest and heaviest of cargos efficiently and safely. Lately, they’ve been hauling away items you won’t ever see on their diversified fleet of trailers, but for what they represent to drivers, customers and others on the highway, they might be […]

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Best Fleets to Drive For 2017: COTC and SPD Bring Home Honors

Central Oregon Trucking Company and Smokey Point Distributing Bring Home Honors. It’s a very enviable award to have in the trucking industry. It says you’re doing things right and your drivers appreciate your efforts. It’s the hotly contested Best Fleets to Drive For® competition, and Smokey Point Distributing and Central Oregon Trucking Company both made […]

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Smokey Point Distributing’s New Terminal Turns Heads

Move-in is complete for Smokey Point Distributing’s (SPD) new home terminal in Arlington, Washington, just north of Everett, Washington. Company President Dan Wirkkala says it’s something to behold. “Our new home is spacious, with beautiful décor. It’s a wonderful workspace and home-away-from-home for our drivers,” said Wirkkala. “It’s really something — jaw-dropping — and we’re […]

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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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Everett Business Journal Features Smokey Point Distributing’s New Terminal Under Construction

Daseke’s Smokey Point Distributing’s new state-of-the-art headquarters, for which the company broke ground at a special ceremony in late April, has caught the attention of The Herald Business Journal of Everett. The local business newspaper published a story on July 27 about the company’s new 50,500-square-foot head office, which is twice the size of the […]

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 Fleet Owner Profiles Don Daseke On Open Deck Success

Keeping Drivers by Letting Go

Copyright © Penton, 2015. Used with permission. When you meet the people at Smokey Point Distributing (SPD), a part of Daseke Inc., in Arlington, WA, you can tell right away that this open-deck fleet operation is something very special. It is not just that SPD has one of the best CSA scores in the business […]

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