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E.W. Wylie Gets Big Reward By Going Small

Small in the waistline that is. Participating in the 3rd annual Truckload Carrier’s Association’s Weight Loss Showdown, E.W. Wylie placed third, with three drivers finishing in the top 10 for best results. Similar in nature to the popular TV show “The Biggest Loser,” the TCA contest pits teams of 12 from competing trucking companies in […]

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Central Oregon Truck Co. Wins Building Design Award from Central Oregon Realtors

Building a Better Central Oregon Central Oregon Truck Company was recently awarded an innovative transportation solutions award by the Central Oregon Association of Realtors (COAR) for the design of its new 28,000 square-foot office building in Redmond. “We’re really happy to have won this award because it recognizes the time and thought we spent in […]

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Daseke CFO Wheeler Comments on New Health-Care Law in Transport Topics

By Rip Watson, Senior Reporter, Transport Topics This story appears in the Sept. 2 print edition of Transport Topics. Trucking companies said they are adjusting 2014 health-care plans to meet federal requirements so employees have adequate time to understand enrollment changes. That was the feedback from 11 companies that responded to Transport Topics’ requests for […]

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Central Oregon Truck Company Hosts First Annual Shippers Conference

REDMOND, Ore., Aug.2013 – Central Oregon Truck Company, a Daseke flatbed trucking company, recently held a three-day shippers conference at its Redmond, Ore., headquarters. According to Rick Williams, CEO of Central Oregon Truck Company (COTC), many of the flatbed company’s top customers were able to attend the event. “We were thrilled with the turnout for our […]

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Daseke Inc. Announces Transaction with J. Grady Randolph, Inc.

J. Grady Randolph Inc. Joins Daseke Inc. Joins Smokey Point Distributing and E.W. Wylie as Premier Flatbed and Specialized Carriers ADDISON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Daseke Inc., a family of premier flatbed and specialized carriers, including Smokey Point Distributing and E.W. Wylie, has announced a transaction with Gaffney, S.C.-based J. Grady Randolph Inc. JGR’s addition to Daseke’s family of companies […]

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Otter Tail Corporation Sells E.W. Wylie

Source: Otter Tail Corporation December 29, 2011 18:15 Otter Tail Corporation Sells E.W. Wylie FARGO, N.D., Dec. 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Otter Tail Corporation (Nasdaq:OTTR) today announced it has sold its trucking business, E.W. Wylie, to Walden Smokey Point, Inc., a holding company based in Dallas, TX. Walden’s operating company, Smokey Point Distributing, is […]

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Daseke Inc., Announces Transaction with Smokey Point Distributing, Inc.,

Trucking Company Sold to Dallas-based Investor DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Allegiance Capital Corporation, a full-service investment banking firm servicing middle market companies worldwide, announces the sale of Smokey Point Distributing, Inc., an Arlington, Wash.-based specialty trucking and logistics company, to Dallas investor Don R. Daseke and two partners — Dan Wirkkala, president and CEO of Smokey Point Distributing, […]

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