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American Trucker: Aveda Transportation is Growing its Oil-Drilling Rig-Hauling Business Safely and Efficiently

“Our culture is built on safety,” said Ronnie Witherspoon, CEO of Aveda Transportation and Energy Services. “We have established standards for everyone in our operation, and just as importantly, we have an approach to build on our successes and a commitment from management to support all of our efforts. At Aveda, safety of our employees […]

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CCJ Innovator: Central Oregon Truck Co. stabilizes driving careers

CCJ Innovators profiles carriers and fleets that have found innovative ways to overcome trucking’s challenges. If you know a carrier that has displayed innovation, contact CCJ Editor Jeff Crissey at jcrissey@ccjmagazine.com or 800-633-5953. In 1992, Rick Williams shifted gears in his transportation career from being a truck driver to an owner of Central Oregon Truck Co., which he launched with […]

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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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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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Boyd Bros. Transportation’s David Baker Joins Dave Nemo for Tech Talk with TMC

Daseke’s impressive growth over the last few years has been driven by strategic partnerships with successful companies run by experts in the trucking industry. It’s no surprise when those experts are often tapped to share their knowledge with the world, just like when David Baker, Vice President of Maintenance at Boyd Bros. Transportation, Inc., was […]

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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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Daseke Inc.’s Autonomy and Scale: Powered by Strength in Diversity

Written by Seth Skydel and approved for reprint by Fleet Equipment Magazine. For Scott Wheeler, it’s all about continuous improvement. “Our mission is to be better tomorrow than we are today,” says Wheeler, executive vice president and corporate chief executive officer of Daseke Inc. “Daseke is more than a group of trucking companies. It is […]

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