1973 – Putting Down Our Roots

In 1973, the Acklies relocated Crete Carrier Corporation to our current corporate headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Acklie family purchased a 5-acre plot of hard-surface parking for a West Lincoln terminal. According to Duane, “It was almost unheard of to spend that much money for just a place to park trucks. Our whole family pitched in, and we received no salary in 1973.”

With a headquarters now located in Nebraska’s capital city, the foundation for Crete Carrier’s coming growth was established.