Crete Carrier Corp.

Crete raises starting driver pay

Pay will increase 3 cents effective July 1 for starting long-haul drivers at Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, Crete announced. Pay for new regional drivers will be raised 1 cent, the Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp. said. All three fleet divisions have starting leasing to owner-operators as well as hiring team drivers in dry van, temperature controlled and flatbed and specialized freight, said Crete spokesman Andy Brabec. For drivers already with the fleets, the maximum ...

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Crete wins two Kellogg’s awards

Crete Carrier Corp. received two awards from Kellogg’s cereal and convenience foods producer, the Lincoln, Neb.-based fleet announced. Crete Carrier won Kellogg’s 2009 Komplete Carrier of the Year and sister division Shaffer Trucking was named 2009 Temperature Controlled Carrier of the Year.

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