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CRST Malone lowers lease-purchase price

Flatbed carrier CRST Malone has lowered the weekly payment for its truck lease-purchase program to $185, down from the previous $225. The lease-purchase option is available for no money down and comes with a bumper-to-bumper maintenance program.

Crete, Shaffer offer home-weekly fleets

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking now offer home-weekly fleets in several areas of the country, along with other compensatory benefits such as profit sharing and 401k, well-maintained equipment and sleep apnea and driver health programs. Visit www.cretecarrierjobs.com or www.shafferjobs.com to apply.

Averitt honored for customer satisfaction

Logistics Management magazine recognized the Cookeville, Tenn.-based Averitt Express with two 2010 Quest for Quality awards. The awards are based on input from satisfaction surveys from 5,426 respondents. The surveys asked for input in areas of timely performance, customer service, information technology and equipment and operations.

Schneider is top-paying carrier

The National Transportation Institute has named Schneider National as one of its Top Pay Carriers. The survey benchmarks driver pay packages and evaluates carriers on driver pay, health and retirement benefits and financial stability. The results of the survey were ranked, and the top 20 percent were recognized.

Roehl Training Center graduates two drivers in August

Roehl Transport’s Driver Training Center saw two new graduates in October. Steven Ross of Plattsmouth, Neb., and Sakol Hollowell of Tampa, Fla., both completed the center’s coursework in mid-October. Roehl’s Training Center teaches beginners to drive protectively — anticipating, recognizing and adjusting to mistakes others make on the road.

Prime drivers top 3 million safe miles

Drivers Herman Knight and Steve Rowan of Prime Inc. were recognized by their fleet in November for reaching 3 million miles of safe driving. The drivers received awards at a celebration dinner for Prime employees, where each driver was given a $5,000 check, a 3 million mile leather jacket, a truck decal and a plaque.

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