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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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Shaffer Trucking Welcomes Tim Aschoff as President

Posted on January 9, 2015

As we enter 2015, we couldn’t ask for a better foundation on which to build our future than over seventy-six years as a premier temperature controlled carrier. We thank Jack Peetz for his contributions as Shaffer Trucking President. His commitment…

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A Fond Farewell – Saying Goodbye to Jack Peetz

Posted on December 31, 2014

It is with great honor and appreciation that we announce the retirement of Jack Peetz, President of Shaffer Trucking.  Peetz started with Crete Carrier in June 1988, and for over 26 years he has been an integral part of Shaffer’s…

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Crete Carrier & Shaffer Trucking Raise Pay Again!

Posted on December 8, 2014

Pay increases Twice in one year Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking are raising pay again – twice in one year!  Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Crete Carrier drivers will now be making 13 percent more over this past year.  That includes…

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Two Iraq Veterans Reunited through Crete Carrier

Posted on July 2, 2014

VEterans reunited Serving in Iraq together in 2004-2005, veterans James Krueger and Ken Colson have not seen each other in ten years.  James served in the United States Army for 27 years, and began driving for Crete Carrier five years…

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Crete Carrier receives visit from Rear Admiral Jerabek of US Navy

Posted on May 20, 2014

On May 9, 2014, Crete Carrier Corporation had the honor of hosting Rear Admiral Jerabek of the US Navy at the corporate headquarters in Lincoln, NE.  The Admiral arrived around 3pm where he was greeted with two of our Patriot…

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Crete Carrier Corporation 2¢ Pay Increase

Posted on March 12, 2014

Increases in pay Crete Carrier Corporation is pleased to announce a two-cent increase in pay for all national over the road drivers at Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, and Hunt Transportation.  The pay increase will take effect on April 1, 2014…

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Crete Carrier Focuses on Driver Sleep Apnea

Posted on January 23, 2014

sleep apnea testing This year, Crete Carrier Corporation and SleepPointe celebrate the fourth anniversary of their partnership in the sleep apnea program.  In 2010, Crete Carrier opened the first sleep study lab in Wilmer, TX.  Since this time, Crete has…

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Crete Carrier & Shaffer Trucking Approved for on the job Training Program

Posted on December 23, 2013

Lincoln, NE (Dec 23, 2013) – Crete Carrier Corporation, a premier provider of truckload and logistics services and its refrigerated division, Shaffer Trucking, officially announce their approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide on the job training to…

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