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How Technology is Changing Modern Trucking

Posted on August 23, 2016

TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A BIG ROLE IN successful CARRIERS When you think of trucking, odds are the first thing that comes to mind isn’t technology. Trucking isn’t always thought of as technically advanced, but successful carriers are changing that image. Large…

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work-life balance

Importance of Work-life Balance

Posted on August 21, 2016

work-life balance fosters strong relationships Work-life balance can be a struggle for many. Where do you find the time to drop the clothes off at the dry cleaner or complete a last minute task for your boss? As we are…

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referring drivers

Tips on Earning More Money by Referring Drivers

Posted on August 17, 2016

Referring drivers will earn you unlimited income Driving truck is a rewarding career, and at Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking, we work hard to pay our drivers what they deserve. As you know, some of our best drivers are those…

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Staying Productive During a Breakdown

Posted on August 13, 2016

breakdowns happen. use these tips to stay productive Managing uptime is the key for every driver when facing a breakdown situation. Breakdowns can be frustrating. We understand. Breakdowns mean you could be waiting in uncomfortable lounges or waiting areas, maybe…

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Teamwork and Communication are Foundations for Success

Posted on August 9, 2016

How Teamwork and Communication help asset managers and drivers work together Teamwork is not possible unless you have trust and respect for each member of your team. For our driver Ronald Manuel and his asset manager Kim Patton, their teamwork…

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personality testing

How Personality Testing Helps Driver Trainers

Posted on August 6, 2016

Using real Colors® Personality testing helps driver trainers work with trainees As a driver trainer, you must be able to work with a multitude of personality traits. Trainers share their truck with trainees for up to eight weeks. At Crete,…

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2016 State Fairs

Best 2016 State Fairs to Visit

Posted on August 2, 2016

Join the Fun at the 2016 State Fairs With the end of summer coming that means state fairs are quickly approaching. Do you plan on attending any 2016 state fairs? What was once an annual event to promote agriculture and…

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summer reading

Audiobooks Make Summer Reading Possible

Posted on July 27, 2016

Tackle Your Summer Reading List It’s mid-July! How are you coming on your summer reading list? Driving down the road can make opening a book challenging, but for drivers who are looking to tackle a summer reading list, we suggest…

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to-do lists

How to-do lists are holding you back

Posted on July 24, 2016

Your to-do lists might be hampering your productivity A major topic of conversation when it comes to careers and job performance is productivity. How to be more productive with your day, and how to help the employees you manage or…

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health benefits

New Feature for Your Health Benefits

Posted on July 20, 2016

Take advantage of Blue cross blue shield of Nebraska’s new health benefits program! Staying healthy year-round is a difficult task, especially as a driver. Inconsistent schedules, exposure to different climates and environments daily, and sitting in the enclosed cab for…

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