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2018 Million Mile Driver Awards

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking recognize the following drivers and their Million Mile Safety Milestone. These drivers have driven over 1 million safe miles in their career, a milestone that often takes ten years to achieve. “Our success as a company can be greatly attributed to these drivers. This is a very honorable achievement, and I am proud to have each of you on our team” said Tonn Ostergard, president […]

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking 2018 Terminal Drivers of the Year

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected driver of the year for their respective terminal. Many elements are considered by the individual fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Year. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key traits of a true professional and a driver who takes a great deal of pride in their work. The qualities you exhibit on the road are […]

2018 Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking Drivers of the Year

Crete Carrier Corporation celebrates another year of achievements in driver safety and productivity in 2018. In recognition of a successful year here at Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking, we are honored to present the following drivers with our Driver of the Year Awards! Many elements go into consideration as the fleet managers make their selections for each Driver of the Year. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key […]

April 2018 Drivers of the Month

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected driver of the month for their respective terminal. Many elements are considered by the individual fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Month. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key traits of a true professional and a driver who takes a great deal of pride in their work. The qualities you exhibit on the road are […]

Keeping Kids Occupied on the Road

One of the most difficult aspects of truck driving is being absent for major milestones in your child’s life. Many times, as a truck driver, you are not put in a position that allows you to bring your spouse, children or even pets on the road with you. Fortunately, here at Crete Carrier Corporation, we provide you with the option to do both with our No-Cost Rider Policy and our […]

Investing in Yourself

Investing in Yourself Investing in our future is something most American’s have been not giving due attention to in their daily lives. We can always easily look and say, “I can’t afford to do it right now, I’ll do it later on.” I waited far too long to begin planning for my retirement like so many others. And the level of retirement I will have has suffered enormously. But there […]

March 2018 Drivers of the Month

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected driver of the month for their respective terminal. Many elements are considered by the individual fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Month. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key traits of a true professional and a driver who takes a great deal of pride in their work. The qualities you exhibit on the road are […]

Plan Ahead to Be More Productive

As one of Crete’s high productivity drivers, I’d like to share my thoughts and tips on what I do to keep myself at the highest level of productivity possible. Communication is key First, let me say that there is no secret method that I use to consistently maintain a high level of mileage. There is no magical group of people who treat me any differently than anyone else at Crete […]

Mr. Tetzloff Goes to Washington

Jeff Tetzloff has been to a lot of places in his 34 years as a truck driver, 27 of those with the Crete Carrier Corporation. He’s earned awards for more than 3.5 million safe miles. But he never expected that his trucking career would take him to the White House. Tetzloff joined Crete Carrier Chairman and CEO Tonn Ostergard and Tonn’s wife, Crete Carrier Vice Chair Holly Ostergard, on a […]

Walk Your Way to Better Health

As temperatures rise and the northern states begin to thaw we are presented with the opportunity to spend more time outside of the terminal and trucks. What better way to get fresh air than to go for a walk each day? Why Walk? There are many benefits to adding a daily walk to your schedule. For example, walking will improve your mood. By increasing the body’s release of endorphins (happy […]