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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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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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pay

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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veterans

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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