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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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INCREASED BUSINESS OPENS UP OWNER-OPERATOR OPPORTUNITIES

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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Drivers of the Year Announced

Posted on December 21, 2010

On Friday evening at the Driver of Year awards Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking announced the 2010 Driver of Year award winners. Below is a list of all the winners. Each winner will receive a mantel clock, a personalized leather…

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Terminal Drivers of the Year

Posted on December 20, 2010

The Terminal Drivers of the Year were just announced at Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking. Congratulations to all of the drivers listed below: MACUNGIE: John R. (Truck#35005) TIFTON: Mike B. (Truck#34230) DeLAND: Thomas M. (Truck#34693), James B. (Truck#32235) CHEYENNE: Thomas…

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Understanding the Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010

Posted on December 10, 2010

break down of the csa The Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010) is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce commercial motor vehicle related crashes, injuries, and fatalities. It…

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Hunt Transportation Equipment

Posted on December 3, 2010

Back in October we posted a blog post about Crete Carrier’s equipment. Today we’re sharing information about Hunt Transportation equipment. We are constantly updating our fleet to give you, our driver, peace of mind as well as the comfort you…

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