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Carter Express Driver Receives Master Truck Driver Award

Posted: January 10, 2017

  Muriel Summerville strolled into our Corporate Office today thinking he had an appointment with our Safety Department. Unbeknownst to him, he was being honored with a pretigious award that less than 2% of the nation’s truck drivers are qualified to receive … The Master Truck Driver Award. The Master Truck Driver program recognizes our industry’s top drivers who have compiled a career record of excellence through professionalism and service. To be certified, a nominated … Continue reading

How Politics Affect Your Bottom Line

Posted: September 1, 2016

Politics are dominating the national conversation in anticipation of the upcoming election, and while opinions are being offered at a discount, the fact of the matter is that political decisions will affect costs in manufacturing, shipping, and receiving. What should companies consider? There are several sectors that will be affected by major policy changes; for instance, oil prices will spike and dip, just as they always have and fears and complications due to terrorist threats … Continue reading

Carter Logistics Sponsors 2016 United Way Truck Pull

Posted: August 8, 2016

Carter Logistics is happy to have the opportunity again this year to be the presenting sponsor for the annual United Way Human Truck Pull. This year’s truck pull will benefit thousands of individuals and families across Madison County by supporting programs that will help them thrive. Teams (10-person men’s teams and 12-person co-ed teams) will pull a 17,000 lb. semi with a 53-foot trailer as fast as they can across the 125-foot course.  Prizes (and bragging … Continue reading

Carter’s Richard DeBoer Featured in Transport Topics

Posted: July 14, 2016

  Transport Topics regularly features an opinion piece about relevant topics from leading industry experts.  In his opinion piece, Carter Logistics Executive Vice President, Richard DeBoer, discusses common challenges for Intra-Mexico supply chains and how the logistics industry may be impact by economic and political climates.   Read Article Here   © Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations Inc.

Carter Express Receives Grant Through Skill Up Indiana

Posted: February 25, 2016

  After years of working with WorkOne and Ivy Tech to provide tuition support to truck driver trainees, Carter Express received a grant from Skill Up Indiana.  Through partnerships like these, Carter Express has helped approximately 250 drivers to date.  Our partner carrier strongly believes in giving their drivers the resources they need, and that includes qualified potential applicants.  Truck driving is a challenging and rewarding career that rewards hard work and excellence.  Carter Express … Continue reading

3rd Quarter Harley Winner

Posted: November 24, 2015

  On November 14th, Carter Express had their drawing for the 3rd Quarter Harley Winner. To qualify for the drawing, drivers must have four consecutive quarters in a row with no safety violations. After that, their name is entered into the drawing every quarter that they qualify.  The 3rd Quarter winner

Carter Helps Wreaths Across America for 4th Year

Posted: November 23, 2015

  On December 12th, volunteers all over the nation will coordinate their efforts to honor our fallen veterans. Wreaths Across America recognizes those who serve through wreath-laying ceremonies in veteran cemeteries. In 2012, Carter Express driver, Andy Riddle, brought the idea of volunteering time and trucks to help deliver the wreaths. Carter has participated in the program every year since and so has Andy. This year, Andy and Michelle Riddle will be transporting a trailer of fresh evergreen wreaths from … Continue reading

Vandalia Food Drive

Posted: October 1, 2015

The annual Vandalia food drive was another success this year! Our team of staff and drivers at the Vandalia Cross Dock, Terminal, and Warehouse collected 861 items to donate to people in need. Continue reading

Pulling in the Cash for United Way

Posted: September 21, 2015

By Devan Filchak | The Herald Bulletin
Posted: Sunday, September 20, 2015 7:00 am

ANDERSON — Participants at United Way of Madison County’s truck pull Saturday pulled in more money than last year, despite having fewer teams. Continue reading