Fleet Insider

Truckers News Staff | July 01, 2011
Robert Dodds

A. Duie Pyle receives three awards

A. Duie Pyle was the recipient of three awards in March and April. In March, the company was honored with the 2010 LTL Carrier of the Year Award from Thomas & Betts for performing at the highest levels in several categories: on-time service, claims, EDI accuracy and billing accuracy.

In April, the company received the American Chemistry Council’s 2011 Responsible Care Partner of the Year Award for completing all Responsible Care program obligations and having zero fatalities in the past calendar year. They also received the Compass Mineral 2010-2011 Service Excellence Award for being a company that provides excellent service, innovation and supply chain solutions.

Military names Schneider Most Valuable Employer

Schneider National was named, along with other companies, as Most Valuable Employer for 2011 by CivilianJobs.com for the military. The website helps military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

Decker names Drivers of the Month

Decker Truck Line recently announced Driver of the Month recognitions for Feb., March and April 2011. For February, Jim Rowe was named Flatbed Division Driver of the Month, and Robert Dodds as Reefer-Van Division Driver of the Month. In March, Kenny Clark was named Flatbed Division Driver of the Month, and Ben Hubbard as Reefer-Van Division Driver of the Month. For April, Chuck Wright was named Flatbed Division Driver of the Month, and Fay “Ed” Burleson as Reefer-Van Division Driver of the Month.

Marten drivers reaches million-mile mark

Marten Transport driver Fredrick Rochon, 51, reached 1 million miles of safe driving. He has driven for Marten for 11 years. Also reaching 1 million safe miles for Marten was company driver Serafin (Skip) Costello III, who has driven for the company for 11 years.

Charles and Helen Mikus

CalArk Names 2010 Drivers of the Year

CalArk International honored Charles and Helen Mikus of Yorktown, Texas, as the company’s 2010 Drivers of the Year. The team has driven for CalArk for 3 years.

Hornady honors drivers with Million Safe-Mile Award

Hornady Transportation presented Paul Jones and Freddy Hardy with membership into its One Million Mile Club in recognition of their outstanding driving records. Jones has driven for the company since 2002 and Hardy since 2006.

Crete increases starting driver pay

Crete Carrier Corporation has increased starting driver pay by $0.02 a mile for new drivers at Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking.

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