Crete Carrier

Crete launches veterans website

Crete Carrier Corporation, along with its Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, has launched a new military recruitment website, www.WeHireVeterans.com.

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Crete launches Patriot Fleet

Crete Carrier officially added five trucks to its new Patriot Fleet in August. The black International ProStar tractors are decorated with decals that honor the United States Armed Forces. "The Patriot Fleet trucks represent those that have served and sacrificed for our freedoms," notes Tonn Ostergard, President and CEO at Crete Carrier. "We are honored to add these five Patriot Fleet trucks to the fleet and proudly represent America's heroes." Five veterans have been chosen to ...

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Crete driver named Trucking’s Top Rookie

Gordon Keith Redvay of Crete was named Trucking's Top Rookie.

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Fit for duty: Vets find new life in trucking

Carriers are looking for a few good men – and women – to drive their trucks. Military veterans fill the bill.

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Crete wins military employer award

Crete Carrier Corp. has been recognized for 2012 as one of the nation’s top employers for civilians with military experience by civilianjobs.com. The carrier plans to provide jobs for more than 500 former military personnel in 2012, says Crete Carrier spokesman Jeff Dady. Its military program includes compensation, trainer-learning opportunities, no team driving, home time for weekend drill, extended benefits during deployment and annual training for Guard and Reserve members. The 2012 Most Valuable Employers for military ...

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Crete Carrier group earns top pay recognition

A carrier must qualify in three critical categories: top tier pay, benefits and carrier stability.

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Fleet Focus

Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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Payday

Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.

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Crete and Shaffer start veteran training program

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking are now offering a training program for military veterans as part of the companies’ already-existing driver training programs.

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Crete raises starting driver pay

New drivers can earn from 41 cents to 44 cents a mile depending on experience.

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