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At Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, Safety Is A Culture

Posted on May 26, 2011

Every successful fleet needs to maintain and enforce a comprehensive safety policy, but for a good fleet to rise to the top amongst its competitors, safety must go beyond the policy level. At Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, and Hunt Transportation,…

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Three Call it Home

Posted on May 20, 2011

Home sweet Home Everybody has to be somewhere, right? But the real question is why do some drivers stay with one company when there are thousands to choose from? These three fellows will tell you why in a few short…

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Fuel Surcharges Are Key to Profitable Owner Operator Operation

Posted on May 16, 2011

The life of each and every truck driver is unique. We are all born, raised, educated and live lifestyles that are ours alone. While we may share a lot of similarities with the lives of other drivers, those similarities are…

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Our Most Valuable Resource

Posted on May 11, 2011

Crete Carrier Corporation President Tonn Ostergard Has A Simple Philosophy Of Taking Care Of Their Drivers   With a fleet of 5,600 trucks, 13,000 trailers and multiple divisions, you might expect a company and its president to be narrowly focused…

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Tornado Warning: How to Protect Yourself

Posted on April 29, 2011

Protection during a tornado When a tornado warning has been issued, you may have very little time to prepare. How you respond now is critical. And how you react depends on where you are. If a tornado “watch” is issued…

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Crete Carrier Receives Patriot Award

Posted on April 22, 2011

The Patriot Award is an award given to an employer (or supervisor) by a service member to thank them for their support. Mr. Keith Brown, Employer Outreach Director, Nebraska ESGR, presented a Patriot Award to a supervisor at Crete Carrier…

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Safety first and foremost

Posted on February 25, 2011

WE ARE COMMITTED TO OUR DRIVERS SAFETY. As one of the safest carriers in the industry, we are well aware of the commitment needed to balance safety and service, particularly when safety directly affects you and your CSA2010 record. Crete…

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Posted on February 11, 2011

Increased options for owner-operator Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking currently have more than 250 Owner-Operators behind the wheel and are looking to add more to the fleet. Crete and Shaffer take pride in the fact that they have a reputation…

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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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Hunt Transportation Driver Programs for Owner-Operators

Posted on December 31, 2010

Owner-operators and small to medium sized fleet owners have been, and will continue to be, an integral part of our future. As true professionals owner-operators enjoy a high degree of productivity and financial security and have helped us reach a…

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