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Central Oregon Trucking Guarantees Weekly Minimum Driver Pay

Central Oregon Truck Company has announced a new pay structure for drivers that guarantees a minimum number of miles per week with a minimum salary.

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Washington Fleet Offers Truck Drivers Guaranteed Annual Salary

Smokey Point Distributing has announced that it will pay qualified solo over-the-road drivers with flatbed hauling experience and experienced driving team members a guaranteed annual salary.

Daseke Aims to Streamline Equipment Purchasing and Efficiency

Daseke has announced the formation of Daseke Fleet Services, a new department dedicated to improving purchasing and equipment efficiency.

Earnings Watch: Daseke, ArcBest, Radiant Release 1st Quarter Financials

Not all carriers are riding high on the current trucking business environment. While a major less-than-truckload player turned a profit following a loss a year earlier, a major flatbed and specialized carrier trimmed its losses compared to a year ago, while a third-party logistics provider was barely in the black.

Earnings Watch: FedEx Surges, Daseke Rebounds

Parcel and trucking giant FedEx posted a big gain in profits during its most recent quarter, while Daseke, the owner of several flatbed and specialized carriers, moved from a loss to a profit in both the final quarter of 2017 and for all of last year.

Daseke Appoints CFO Company President

Daseke has named Scott Wheeler president of the large network of open deck fleets. He assumes the role from founder Don Daseke, who stays on as CEO and chairman.

Daseke Company Adds Washington Glass Hauler

Smokey Point Distributing, a Daseke company, has announced that Olympia, Wash.-based dedicated glass hauler Belmont Enterprises has joined the company.

Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company

By awarding drivers with stock in the company, Daseke hopes to give them a sense of pride and ownership in their work - and improve retention.

Q&A: Don Daseke on Going Public

On Feb, 28, the day the firm he founded began trading as a public company, Don Daseke, chairman and CEO of Daseke Inc., spoke with HDT Executive Editor David Cullen about the process the flatbed fleet operator followed to go public-- and why going public had been a long-held goal of his.

Q&A: Don Daseke on Building a Nationwide Flatbed Carrier

The longtime businessman and investor talks about how he's adapted the Warren Buffet model to trucking as he builds a nationwide flatbed presence through mergers with well-run carriers, and why he got into trucking at an age when many are thinking of retirement.