Melton Truck Lines

Video witnesses: Dual-camera systems making in-roads in fleet trucks

How truck-based cameras are capturing evidence that affects safety and privacy on the road.

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Video systems continue to make inroads among fleets

At the ALK tech summit this week, fleets touted the benefits -- and highlighted the challenges -- of road- and driver-facing in-cab camera systems. Are you running with one? Tell us in the comments here.

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Pay trends, part 2: Various segments rewarding performance

Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.

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Securement 201: How best to chain to a stake pocket

What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and drivers receive recognition and awards.

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Melton increases driver pay

Melton Truck Lines Inc., of Tulsa, Okla., announced a 1 cent per mile across the board pay increase, effective June 5. In addition to the increase, the company has added a 4 cents per mile fuel bonus program, raised driver pay by 3 cents per mile for hazmat and loads to Canada and increased detention pay 20 percent in recent years. For more information, visit Melton Truck Lines.

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Melton Truck Lines receives E Star award

Melton Truck Lines Inc. was awarded the President’s E”Star Award for Export Service in May. The E Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Melton Truck Lines was recognized for facilitating export expansion through transportation. The President’s E Award was created by Executive Order in 1961 to encourage U.S. companies to sell their products abroad. A second award, the President’s E Star ...

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