Entries by Amanda

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]