Entries by Brad Penner

February 2020 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 […]

Surviving COVID-19 and the Road’s Unhealthy Reality

As over the road drivers we often have no choice but to use public facilities in our travels. Whether it’s public restrooms, restaurants, grocery stores or anywhere else where human foot traffic and interaction is heavy there are ways to minimize our chances of contracting an illness. Let’s face it—any experienced driver knows that becoming ill on the road is never a pleasant experience. I’m sure many of us have […]

How We’re Handling Covid 19

Covid 19 has prompted businesses and organizations across the country to take steps to slow the progress of the virus. At Crete Carrier Corporation the safety of all of our team members, including our drivers, is our highest priority. Here’s what we’re doing to address the situation. We’re stressing following the CDC’s recommendation, including hygiene practices. Frequent hand washing with soap and water. Covering sneezes and coughs with the inside […]

January 2020 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 […]

Crete Carrier Diesel Tech Facility Opens

As demand for diesel technology programs grew, the Milford (Nebraska) campus of Southeast Community College (SCC) faced a challenge. How could they meet that demand? The answer: Build a $13 million facility with the latest technology, big enough to house multiple bays for trucks and agriculture equipment. The Crete Carrier Diesel Technology and Welding Center opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 19, 2020. SCC President Dr. Paul Illich […]

December 2019 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 […]

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking 2019 Terminal Drivers of the Year

Congratulations to 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 exemplary of […]

2019 Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking Drivers of the Year

Crete Carrier Corporation celebrates another year of achievements in driver safety and productivity in 2019. In recognition of a successful year 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 traits […]

Protect those IFTA Decals!

It’s that time of the year when we need to place those 2020 International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) decals on our assigned trucks before February 1—but let’s be sure we can KEEP them where they belong! Imagine this scenario. It’s a cold January morning and you have done everything to be sure your equipment is ready to roll. You stop for a short break, then have to go into an open […]

November 2019 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 […]