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HDT Looks at The Schilli Companies’ Efforts to Address Industry’s Other Talent Shortage

When it comes to losing sleep over how to recruit and retain skilled employees in the trucking industry, fleet managers and directors certainly aren’t alone. Shop managers and fleet maintenance directors share in this insomnia due to the growing shortage of truck and equipment technicians and diesel engine specialists.  Heavy Duty Trucking, which has been […]

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Journal of Commerce: Daseke Helping Drive U.S. Truck Consolidation

Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor | May 05, 2017 Read this article from the Journal of Commerce, here. Daseke acquired Bulldog Hiway Express in 2015. Two more companies have joined the Daseke family of open ­deck, flatbed, and speciality trucking operators, marking the firm’s 10th and 11th merger in fewer than 10 years and increasing its […]

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Lee Michaud Dives In as Schilli’s New President

Lee Michaud has big shoes to fill, but he’s more than ready. He’s joining the Schilli Companies as President and will work beside Tom Schilli, CEO of the company that bears his family’s name. “Lee shares the same values as I do,” says Tom. “We’ve had several discussions and meetings — we share the same […]

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Two Leading Open Deck Transportation Companies Merge with Daseke

ADDISON, Texas – May 1, 2017 – The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems Inc. to Join Daseke and Continue Company’s North American Expansion Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE, DSKEW), the largest owner and a leading consolidator of open deck specialized transportation solutions in North America, welcomes two leading open deck specialized transportation companies – The Schilli Companies, […]

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