fleet news

Flatbed fleet offering $6,000 sign-on bonus through January

The company also announced a new financial award for company drivers who have been with the company for 10 years or longer.

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Daseke acquires owner-op flatbed fleet, two others

Daseke has acquired owner-operator fleet Tennessee Steel Haulers & Co., along with The Roadmasters Group and Moore Freight Service.

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Fleet offering drivers $15,000 sign-on bonus through December

Eligible drivers can receive $250 for between 7,500 and 9,999 dispatched miles driven in a month or $500 for 10,000-plus dispatched miles.

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Bulldog Hiway Express offering its owner-ops ELDs

The fleet’s program also offers contracted owner-operators and small fleets benefits such as an interest-earning escrow account to cover truck maintenance, a discount fuel purchase program, legal prepaid services, EpicVue in-cab satellite TV and more.

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Highway Transport named Dow Chemical’s Carrier of the Year

Dow presents the award to a carrier that has at least a 98 percent on-time delivery record, great safety performance, best customer service to Dow, competitive pricing and more.

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Boyd Bros. offering $10,000 sign-on bonus for owner-operators

The company is offering a $14,000 sign-on bonus for experienced flatbed CDL-A holders who join the carrier as company drivers before the end of the year. Owner-operators and lease/purchase drivers are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus.

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Celadon faces SEC investigation, refinances debt

Monday’s announcement comes amid other financial uncertainty for the company, which reported a $10 million operating loss in the second quarter of its fiscal 2017.

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Roehl offering $10,000 sign-on bonus to experienced drivers

The bonuses will be paid out in $500 increments beginning with the completion of the first load hauled. Subsequent $500 payments will be made every 10,000 miles.

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Knight, Swift merger to close any day after stockholders approve deal

Shareholders for Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation, two of the country’s largest trucking fleets on course for a merger this year, have approved the deal made between the two companies. The merger is expected to close Sept. 8.

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Averitt donates $100,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

Averitt Express has donated $100,000 to help Hurricane Harvey victims recover after the storm caused record-setting rain and flooding in Houston and other areas.

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