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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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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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Daseke Family of Open Deck Carriers Has More Honors Come Its Way

Recognition Lead by Central Oregon Truck Co. and Smokey Point Distributing It never gets old. Recognition of our people that is. And for Don Daseke, president and CEO of Daseke Inc., the latest recognition from the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge may be the most meaningful. “We’ve built a world-class organization of flatbed, specialized […]

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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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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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Smokey Point Distributing Drivers Collect Fifth Consecutive Safety Award

The open-deck/specialty drivers of Smokey Point Distributing (SPD) don’t just deliver cargo; They deliver it safely. That record of safety has now been recognized, for the fifth consecutive year, with the highest-level safety award presented annually by Great West Casualty Co., the South Sioux City, Neb. company that insures truckers and fleets. Great West Casualty […]

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