2016 Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking Drivers of the Year

Posted on January 13, 2017

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected company driver of the year. Many elements are considered by fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Year. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key traits of…

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safe driving

Safe Driving Tips from Drivers with 20 Years Experience

Posted on January 10, 2017

Solid advice backed by 20 years of driving experience As a truck driver, it’s crucial to practice safe driving in order to increase efficiency and, more importantly, keep you alive. First and foremost, at Crete Carrier, our number one principle…

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How Clutter is Clogging Your Mind

Posted on January 4, 2017

new year, clean desk (or cab) Sometimes, we become so engulfed with our daily workload we slowly allow our office to become the home of a human disaster. We’re talking about clutter. Surrounding yourself with clutter will directly affect your…

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holiday stress

8 Tricks to Manage Your Holiday Stress

Posted on December 19, 2016

don’t let holiday stress bring you down. Every year, the holiday stress hits. Whether you are over-the-road or working in the office, there are always a million things that need to be done and never enough time to accomplish it. Add…

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2016 Million Mile Driver Awards

Posted on December 14, 2016

Congratulations to million Mile award recipients Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking would like to recognize the following drivers for receiving a Million Mile Safety Milestone Award. These drivers have driven one million plus safe miles in their career, an achievement…

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Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking 2016 Terminal Drivers of the Year

Posted on December 12, 2016

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…

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Jarrell Byrd

Driver Feature: Jarrell Byrd, A Simple Old Country Boy

Posted on December 2, 2016

live simple and stay organized Jarrell Byrd is just one of Crete’s dedicated drivers making a life behind the wheel. He has racked up close to 2 million miles and continues to work hard to be the best driver he…

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healthy lifestyle

Creating a Healthy Lifestyle and Sticking to it

Posted on November 28, 2016

Creating a healthy lifestyle takes determination As a driver, you already know that you face an uphill battle when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. It’s more challenging to find and buy groceries you can keep on the truck,…

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Truck Driver Pay

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking Raise Truck Driver Pay

Posted on November 18, 2016

Leaders in truck driver pay with new pay package! Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking have always been a leader in the industry when it comes to driver pay and benefits. For the past ten years, the National Transportation Institute has…

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Truck Driver Awards

September 2016 Drivers of the Month

Posted on November 9, 2016

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…

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