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Truck Driver Awards

January 2017 Truck Drivers of the Month

Posted on February 17, 2017

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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Truck Driver Training

Unique Approach to Truck Driver Training

Posted on February 7, 2017

Truck Driver Training for the real world. Crete puts a lot of time and effort into creating the best drivers in the industry. Our truck driver training program is unique because of the time commitment we dedicate to giving our…

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Truck Driver Awards

2016 December Drivers of the Month

Posted on January 24, 2017

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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Safe Parking

Safe Parking: Advice to Help you Manage Congested Lots

Posted on January 20, 2017

finding safe parking is a problem, plan ahead As a truck driver, you’ve probably been in the problematic situation of hunting down a safe parking space in a congested lot. The search may be aggravating, and cause mental frustration especially…

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2016 Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking Drivers of the Year

Posted on January 13, 2017

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected company driver of the year. Many elements are considered by fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Year. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance are among the key traits of…

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safe driving

Safe Driving Tips from Drivers with 20 Years Experience

Posted on January 10, 2017

Solid advice backed by 20 years of driving experience As a truck driver, it’s crucial to practice safe driving in order to increase efficiency and, more importantly, keep you alive. First and foremost, at Crete Carrier, our number one principle…

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How Clutter is Clogging Your Mind

Posted on January 4, 2017

new year, clean desk (or cab) Sometimes, we become so engulfed with our daily workload we slowly allow our office to become the home of a human disaster. We’re talking about clutter. Surrounding yourself with clutter will directly affect your…

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holiday stress

8 Tricks to Manage Your Holiday Stress

Posted on December 19, 2016

don’t let holiday stress bring you down. Every year, the holiday stress hits. Whether you are over-the-road or working in the office, there are always a million things that need to be done and never enough time to accomplish it. Add…

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2016 Million Mile Driver Awards

Posted on December 14, 2016

Congratulations to million Mile award recipients Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking would like to recognize the following drivers for receiving a Million Mile Safety Milestone Award. These drivers have driven one million plus safe miles in their career, an achievement…

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Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking 2016 Terminal Drivers of the Year

Posted on December 12, 2016

Congratulations to all of the drivers below for being selected driver of the year for their respective terminal. Many elements are considered by the individual fleet managers in their selection for Driver of the Year. Safety, mileage, attitude, and appearance…

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