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Driving Force Interviews Hunt Transportation President, Ray Dunn.

Posted on April 11, 2012

Hunt Transportation is one of the oldest transportation companies in Nebraska, providing continuous service since 1927. Headquartered in Omaha, Hunt has a storied history, from hauling livestock in the early years to today as one of the nation’s premier flatbed…

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Crete Carrier Driver Named Trucker Buddy President

Posted on April 3, 2012

NOn-profit introduces trucking to young eyes Kellie, also known as “K.C.”, Brau has been elected to the Trucker Buddy International Executive Committee. Brau, a professional driver for Crete Carrier has been elected President and has been driving over the road for 24…

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Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist visits Crete Carrier Corp.

Posted on February 20, 2012

Specialist shares important insight Zach Zade, CSCS, SDPT, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy student at Des Moines University, recently spent two weeks at Crete Carrier’s corporate headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska explaining the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. Zach…

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Operations Shift to New Asset Manager System

Posted on December 6, 2011

Attention: Crete/Shaffer Company Drivers and Owner Operators Changes in hours of service and other regulations as well as customer requirements and distributions patterns have impacted the productivity of available freight and increased the need for communication and teamwork with you. …

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Driving Force Magazine Interviews, Shaffer President, Jack Peetz

Posted on November 18, 2011

What’s been the focus throughout Shaffer’s 75 years in business? Our main focus has been refrigerated/temp control freight such as candy, meat, chicken and similar products requiring temperature protection, from plant to warehouse and from warehouse to local grocery stores.…

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Indianapolis Terminal Renovation Construction Begins

Posted on November 14, 2011

Terminal to be updated Crete Carrier Corporation opened the doors to its new Indianapolis location on January, 28, 2011. The terminal, located on the west side of Indianapolis, sits next to Interstate 465 and Sam Jones Expressway, and can be…

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Shaffer Trucking Nears 75 Year Mark

Posted on November 10, 2011

75 years and still going STrong It has been a “sweet” 75 years for Shaffer Trucking.  The company, founded in 1937 by V. Domer Shaffer, has grown to be one of the nation’s largest haulers of confectionary goods.  Shaffer established…

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Edward Webster Retires from Shaffer Trucking

Posted on August 10, 2011

webster looks forward to a new road ahead Edward Webster retired from the Shaffer Trucking division of Crete Carrier Corporation on August 1, 2011. Eddie was with Shaffer Trucking for over 31 years and in that time compiled over 3,000,000…

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New Indianapolis Terminal Opens

Posted on January 25, 2011

Lincoln, NE (January 28, 2011) — Crete Carrier Corporation opened the doors to its new Indianapolis, Indiana, terminal January, 28, 2011. The terminal, located on the west side of Indianapolis, sits next to Interstate 465 and Sam Jones Expressway, and…

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Pictures and Video from Knoxville Grand Opening

Posted on November 12, 2010

Last Thursday November 4th was the grand opening of the new Crete Carrier Terminal in Knoxville, TN. You can view the photos from the event on our Facebook Page. Ray Coulter, the Vice President of Safety, gave a speech during…

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