fleet news

TCA names Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck as ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’

The companies received the recognition from the based on their comprehensive programs to create positive work cultures through compensation packages, operational strategy, career development and work-life balance, among other factors.

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Knight-Swift acquires 400-truck Virginia-based fleet

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, the truckload giant formed via the merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation last year, has acquired the 400-truck fleet Abilene Motor Express, according to documents filed with the SEC. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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TCA announces 2018’s 20 ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’

The carriers in the program must have at least 10 trucks and be nominated by a company driver or owner-operator. TCA says the fleets are being recognized “for providing exemplary work environments for their professional truck drivers and independent contractors.”

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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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