Gordon Trucking News, Events and Trucking Blog

Veer Singh honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for July

Posted by Ben Orvold on Aug 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Veer Singh as our July Driver of the Month.  Veer started his driving career at GTI and has been with us for 5 and a half years.  He drives on our NCL Fleet running from Northern California to Wheeler Ridge and back.

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Edward Cruz honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for June

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jul 16, 2015 9:40:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Edward Cruz as our June Driver of the Month.  Ed has been with GTI for over five and half years.  Before driving, he was a custom glass installer.  Ed is currently on the Southwest Regional Fleet and runs through California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado.

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Louis Ekler honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for May

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jun 10, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Louis Ekler as our May Driver of the Month.  Louis has been with GTI for a little over a year.  He started his driving career back in 1978 hauling tankers around California.  During a brief hiatus from trucking in 1985, he worked as an aircraft mechanic in Palmdale, CA for Rockwell International.  In 2001, Louis bought his own truck which he owned and operated for 14 years and was hauling rock and sand for construction sites in the Bay area.

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Gordon Drivers Win At Idaho Truck Driving Championships

Posted by Bryan Austin on May 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

For the second consecutive year, three Gordon Trucking drivers competed in the Idaho truck driving championships.  This year, 71 total competitors in 9 different categories, turned out to compete. Gordon was represented by Jim Cadwell, Miles Anderson and John Kauten Sr., who all competed in the 5 axle sleeper class division and run out of the Boise terminal.  Kauten had previously competed in 2014, but Cadwell and Anderson were rookies in the competition.

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Gordon Trucking Honors Accident-Free Drivers with Safety Awards

Posted by Ben Orvold on May 20, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Over the last few weeks, executives from Gordon Trucking have traveled around the country to honor our drivers that have achieved safety milestones of having over 100,000 accident-free miles or more.  The annual award banquets took place in six cities where GTI also has terminals.  The banquets were held in Lathop, California on April 24th, Rancho Cucamonga, California, Medford, Oregon, and Clackamas, Oregon on April 25th, Pacific, Washington May 8th, and Indianapolis, Indiana on May 15th. 

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Michael Rossi honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for April

Posted by Ben Orvold on May 19, 2015 8:28:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Michael Rossi as our April Driver of the Month.  Michael has been with GTI for 3 years and has been driving truck for over 28 years.

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Toby Dyer honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for March

Posted by Ben Orvold on Apr 8, 2015 8:41:52 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Toby Dyer as our March Driver of the Month.  Toby has only been with GTI for 5 months, but has been driving truck since 1998.  He was an owner operator for 12 years operating under his own authority out of Clarkston, Wash.  Toby ran flatbed during the summer months hauling everything from aircraft parts to lumber and steel, and in the winter months he would haul onions.  As an owner operator, he drove over 1.7 million miles.  After he sold his truck, he hauled logs and chips for almost 4 years prior to getting hired at GTI.

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Zealey Jones honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for February

Posted by Ben Orvold on Mar 16, 2015 9:48:58 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Zealey Jones as our February Driver of the Month.  Zealey began with GTI a year ago, but has been driving for over 5 years.  Before driving, he worked in a scrap mill processing steel to recycle.  Zealey was born and raised on a farm in Illinois and has been operating heavy equipment his entire life.

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Joseph and Chandra Botelho named 2014 Professional Truck Drivers of the Year

Posted by Ben Orvold on Feb 27, 2015 8:53:48 AM

Gordon Trucking, Inc. is excited to announce Joseph and Chandra Botelho as its 2014 Drivers of the Year recipient.  The prestigious title was declared Saturday, February 21st at the company’s annual business meeting held at the Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash.  This is a first time a team has won Driver of the Year.

Joseph and Chandra joined the other 9 Driver of the Year finalists from across the country in a two day celebration that included lunch with fleet managers including discussions with the GTI maintenance departments and included dinner with GTI’s Executive team.

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Robert Skorney honored as GTI’s Driver of the Month for January

Posted by Ben Orvold on Feb 12, 2015 2:43:52 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Robert Skorney as our January Driver of the Month.  Robert has been with GTI for 3 and a half years and has been driving truck for almost 5 years.  Before trucking he was a high school math and science teacher for over 18 years. 

Robert drives on the Temperature Control fleet and runs all over the 48 states.  One of his strengths is his attention to detail.  

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