Boyd Bros. Transportation

Boyd Bros. driver honored for 2 million miles safe driving

Company driver Stevie Verges has been recognized for driving 2 million miles of safe driving during his 16-year career with Boyd Bros. Transportation, the carrier announced. The Clayton, Ala.-based fleet is one of 20 finalists in the Truckload Carriers Association’s 2011 Best Fleets to Drive For.

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Boyd Bros. recognizes driver achievements

Clayton, Ala.,-based flatbed carrier Boyd Bros. Transportation announced company awards for drivers, recognizing their work for 2010.

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Boyd Bros. driver logs 3 million miles

Company driver Isaiah Hamilton was recently honored for completing 3 million miles of safe driving during his nearly 22-year career, Clatyon-Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. Hamilton received a bonus check, a gold watch, belt buckle, trophy, company pin and cap.

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Interviewing Dan Heister, Overdrive’s Trucker of the Year

In this month's issue of Overdrive, I wrote about the recession-surviving prowess of Boyd Bros.-leased owner-operator Dan Heister (pictured), whose mastery of his short-medium haul niche in Boyd's self-dispatch/percentage-pay Independent Express program brought him through the really bad times in 2008 to ever-greater success this year. In addition to recently purchasing what amounts to a small farm in Erin, Tenn., where he'll move the family later this year, he's Overdrive's 2011 Trucker of the Year, ...

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Trucker of the Year 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers recieve recognition and awards.

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Boyd Bros. Transportation driver tops 2 million miles

Company driver Virgil Shell recently exceeded driving 2 million miles safely, Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. A 16-year veteran trucker and resident of Columbia, S.C, Shell was given a bonus check and trophy for his accomplishment. Shell said that he enjoys working for the Clayton, Ala.-based fleet. The carrier was recently selected as Best Fleet for Company Drivers by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge.

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Boyd Bros. orders ProStars+ with 2010 EPA-approved engines

Boyd Bros. Transportation ordered 325 International ProStar+ tractors, heavy-duty truck maker Navistar, Inc. announced May 20. The tractors run on MaxxForce 13 engines equipped with advanced exhaust gas recirculation technology that meets 2010 emission requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Clanton, Ala.-based flatbed carrier was named the 2010 Best Fleet to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association and delivers time-sensitive steel and building materials products with more than 1,000 trucks. The fleet ...

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Driver of the Month: Arnoldo Ponce-Antonetty

Boyd Bros. Transportation driver committed to trucking life.

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