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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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Wal-Mart Dedicated Fleet, Dedicated truck driving, regional truck driving

New Dedicated Wal-Mart Fleet in Cheyenne

Posted on May 3, 2016

Crete Carrier awarded a new dedicated Wal-Mart fleet based out of Cheyenne, WYoming. This is an exciting opportunity for our company, and also for Cheyenne and the surrounding area. This is the fourth dedicated Wal-Mart fleet that Crete now operates, including…

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50th Anniversary

Crete Carrier Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Posted on February 25, 2016

In June 1966, Duane Acklie, a nationally recognized attorney and partner at Nelson, Harding, Acklie, and Tate law firm that specialized in motor carrier law, represented his client, Ken Norton, to file articles of incorporation that gave birth to Crete…

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Crete Carrier Fiscal Year, Fiscal Year, 2015 Fiscal Year

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking: Great end to Fiscal 2015

Posted on November 10, 2015

Good ending to 2015 fiscal year Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking held the annual End-of-Year meeting, recognizing the accomplishments we have had over the past year and laying out our goals for fiscal 2016. In 2015, Crete Carrier and Shaffer…

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Sleep Apnea, Drowsy Driving, Truck Driving Safety

Crete Carrier Partners with Forward Healthcare, LLC for Sleep Apnea Testing

Posted on September 8, 2015

Sleep Apnea and Fatigued Driving Peter Ward began his driving career over 12 years ago. By all accounts, Peter is a typical driver. His wife often rides along as he drives over-the-road. Together, they enjoy having the opportunity to see the…

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Truck Driver Awards

July 2015 Drivers of the Month

Posted on September 4, 2015

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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Hunt Transportation Patriot Fleet, Military Hiring

Hunt Transportation Patriot Fleet Joins Crete Carrier

Posted on August 20, 2015

Hunt Transportation Patriot Fleet Joins Crete Carrier Ranks The Patriot Fleet has just gotten bigger. On July 1, Hunt Transportation Patriot Fleet inducted five new drivers to join the Crete Carrier Patriot Fleet ranks. These are the first Hunt drivers to…

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Brian Puff, Crete Carrier Driver, Named Highway Angel for Actions in Accident

Posted on March 24, 2015

Highway angel for actions in accident We are very proud to announce that Crete Carrier driver, Brian Puff of Jacksonville, North Carolina, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) for his willingness to stop and…

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A Solid Foundation: History of Hunt Transportation

Posted on January 28, 2015

At 87 years old, Hunt Transportation is the oldest flatbed trucking companies in Nebraska. Founded in 1927 by Louis Hunt. Hunt began as a milk route, and later moved into hauling bulls, which continued until the 80s. In addition to…

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A Short History on Shaffer Trucking

Posted on January 12, 2015

As one of the nation’s largest haulers of confectionary goods, Shaffer Trucking has over 75 years of feeding America’s sweet tooth. Shaffer Trucking was established in 1937 by V. Domer Shaffer in Hogestown, Pennsylvania, and soon relocated to New Kingstown…

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