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K&B Transportation Increases Pay

Overdrive Staff | March 19, 2014

K&B Transportation, a refrigerated carrier out of Sioux, City, Iowa, will raise pay for company drivers on its Midwest Regional and National fleets, effective April 28.  This raise in pay will boost company driver compensation ...

Crete raising pay 2c per mile for owner-ops, company drivers

| March 12, 2014

Crete Carrier Corp. announced March 12 that it would be raising pay 2 cents a mile for all national over-the-road drivers and owner-operators. The pay raise applies to drivers at Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and ...

Celadon opens new driver training center

Overdrive Staff | February 06, 2014

Celadon and its Quality Drivers  subsidiary have announced the opening of the new driver training center near its Indianapolis headquarters.  The $7 million, 61,000 square-foot training facility includes dorm rooms, cafeteria, workout room, basketball court ...

C.R. England gives quarterly Harley to fuel-efficient driver

Overdrive Staff | January 30, 2014

C.R. England awarded a 2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to Gerry Blake, one of its company drivers, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2013. This ...

Prime participates in Wreaths Across America

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

Prime Inc. will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America Day on Dec. 14 at Springfield National Cemetery. The Missouri Highway Patrol will escort a Prime truck carrying over 1,000 wreaths through the state. The wreaths ...

Werner awarding safe drivers with new trucks

Overdrive Staff | November 26, 2013

Werner Enterprises recently introduced a three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck Program designed to recognize Werner drivers who have achieved safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles with new trucks and accessories. Werner’s ...

Mega-carriers combine: Gordon Trucking acquired by Heartland Express

| November 12, 2013

One of the country's largest carriers, Heartland Express, has acquired 100 percent of the stock of another major carrier, Gordon Trucking, in a transaction valued at around $300 million.

C.R. England Awards Harley-Davidson in Fuel Efficiency Promotion

Overdrive Staff | October 28, 2013

C.R. England has awarded a 2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster Seventy-Two to one of its company drivers for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the third quarter of 2013. Farid Nakhla ...

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