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Plan Ahead to Be More Productive

Posted on April 19, 2018

As one of Crete’s high productivity drivers, I’d like to share my thoughts and tips on what I do to keep myself at the highest level of productivity possible. Communication is key First, let me say that there is no…

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Mr. Tetzloff Goes to Washington

Posted on April 16, 2018

Jeff Tetzloff has been to a lot of places in his 34 years as a truck driver, 27 of those with the Crete Carrier Corporation. He’s earned awards for more than 3.5 million safe miles. But he never expected that…

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Walk Your Way to Better Health

Posted on April 12, 2018

As temperatures rise and the northern states begin to thaw we are presented with the opportunity to spend more time outside of the terminal and trucks. What better way to get fresh air than to go for a walk each…

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Pay to Increase for Crete & Shaffer Drivers May 1, 2018

Posted on April 10, 2018

At Crete Carrier we believe drivers deserve more, and that includes pay. We’re happy to announce a pay increase for all national over the road drivers at Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking. Beginning May 1, 2018 national dry van and…

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GPS and Today’s Trucker

Posted on April 5, 2018

Today’s truck driver has a world of technology literally, right at their fingertips. Probably the best, and at the same time, most misused one is the GPS. It can be of enormous assistance in many aspects, but can also lead…

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Truck Driver Awards
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February 2018 Drivers of the Month

Posted on March 29, 2018

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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How to make the Referral Program Work for You

Posted on March 23, 2018

What is a Referral Bonus? At Crete Carrier Corporation, we pride ourselves on hiring the best, most qualified drivers on the road. As a company, we strive to expand and grow our opportunities for our customers and drivers. One way…

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Exercise On The Road

Posted on March 15, 2018

The Importance of Staying Fit On The Road As a truck driver, you probably experience stiffness and soreness. You spend the majority of your days in one position with little movement for hours at a time. So much sitting has…

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The Ins and Outs of a Fuel Surcharge

Posted on March 8, 2018

What is a fuel Surcharge? As an owner operator you hear about fuel surcharges often, but do you really know what they are and how they affect you? A fuel surcharge is a flat rate that allows the cost of…

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A Truck Drivers Toolbox

Posted on March 2, 2018

Tools of the Trade for the New Driver New drivers who come into the trucking industry typically go through a minimal time learning how to pass the test for a CDL and then are worked through a trucking company’s training…

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