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David Cowan honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for December

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jan 9, 2015 8:31:34 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize David Cowan as our December Driver of the Month.  David has been with GTI for almost 4 years and has been driving truck for 6 years.  Before trucking, he had jobs in construction, being a meat cutter, and also serving his country as a member of the U.S. Navy. 

David drives for the Southern California Local fleet and has a dedicated position with our Johnson and Johnson account.  His primary run is from Fontana to Inglewood, but helps out with trailer moves and other needs at the Rancho Cucamonga terminal.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Driver of the Month

GTI delivers Wreaths Across America remembering fallen soldiers

Posted by Ben Orvold on Dec 24, 2014 11:41:00 AM

For the third straight year Gordon Trucking volunteered to haul wreaths in commemoration of fallen heroes for Wreaths Across America (WAA).  The team drivers Ed Combs and Crystal Ahlstedt, both being veterans themselves, were honored to take the load of wreaths from Kanasa and deliver them to two cemetaries in Nevada.  

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Topics: Trucking Blog, News, Sustainability, Social Responsibility

Beryl Hudson honored as GTI's November Driver of the Month

Posted by Ben Orvold on Dec 10, 2014 8:16:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Beryl Hudson as our November Driver of the Month.  Beryl has been with GTI just over 15 months and has been driving truck on and off since 1972.  

In 1969, at the age of 17, Beryl joined the United States Marines Corps.  He had a dual MOS, Diesel Mechanic and Generator Electrician and spent 18 months in Vietnam.  He attributes the success he has had as a truck driver to the things he learned in the Marines.  “By the grace of God and by maintaining Marine Corps instincts, I have never been in an accident," said Beryl.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Driver of the Month

Rory Jones honored as GTI's October Driver of the Month

Posted by Ben Orvold on Nov 17, 2014 2:27:00 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Rory Jones as our October Driver of the Month. Rory has been with GTI for a little over a year, but has been driving truck for more than six years.  Before trucking, Rory was a welder at a manufacturing plant for 20 years.  He made the decision to go trucking after his youngest child graduated high school.

Rory drives on the US fleet, which runs all 48 contiguous states.  A few of his strengths include being a great communicator, a hard worker, and his dedication to customer service. Rory is always willing to help regardless of the circumstances.  He is always willing to coach new drivers and has always stepped up to help with some difficult overnight runs when needed.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Driver of the Month

Gordon Trucking Drivers Added to Heartland Million Mile Wall

Posted by Ben Orvold on Nov 12, 2014 1:05:34 PM

Gordon Trucking drivers were added to the Heartland Express "Million Mile Wall" at Heartland's headquarters in North Liberty, Iowa.  The additon of all active drivers that have accumulated one million safe driving miles or more include award winners from 2007 through present day.  The 116 GTI drivers added to the wall collectively total more than 150 million safe driving miles.  This brings the collective total to 217 drivers that have achieved a million or more accident free miles. 

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Safety

Gordon Trucking Announces New Detention Pay

Posted by Travis Gordon on Oct 31, 2014 1:20:25 PM

Gordon Trucking has a long, detailed history of valuing the Professional Drivers who safely transport freight in their easily recognizable blue trucks. It is these Professional Drivers who move America forward each and every day. As the trucking industry becomes more and more challenging, GTI continues to thrive on improving their policies and procedures to be best in class for their Professional Driving Associates. 

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Topics: Trucking Blog, Trucking Company, News, Truck Driving Jobs, Sustainability

Linda Bulliss honored as GTI's September Driver of the Month

Posted by Ben Orvold on Oct 24, 2014 1:58:17 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Linda Bulliss as our September Driver of the Month. Linda has been with GTI for for almost 2 years and has been driving for almost 3 years.

Linda drives for the Coke Michigan Dedicated Fleet which runs between the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek areas.  Linda averages around 350 miles per day including between 10 and 12 drop and hooks.  It is a run most drivers shy away from due to the repetiveness and tight backing spaces, but Linda has a real passion for trucking and loves what she does.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Driver of the Month

Gordon Trucking Announces New Pay Package

Posted by Travis Gordon on Oct 17, 2014 9:56:00 AM

We are pleased to announce a new, increased pay package for all of our driving associates! This new pay package is the direct result of the safe, hard-working professional truck drivers of Gordon Trucking. Their dedication to safety, their loyalty to GTI, and their professional driving habits have produced this new plan!

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Topics: Trucking Blog, Trucking Company, News, Truck Driving Jobs, Sustainability

Gordon Trucking Receives US EPA 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award

Posted by Ben Orvold on Oct 15, 2014 10:13:10 AM

Gordon Trucking was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. 

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Topics: News, Award, Sustainability, Smartway, Environmental Responsibility

GTI Boise Shop Now Open

Posted by Ben Orvold on Sep 19, 2014 8:06:24 AM

Gordon Trucking is happy to announce the opening of the newest shop located in Boise, Idaho.  The Boise terminal officially opened in June of 2013 with a small operations staff and recently added a recruiting assistant. The addition of the shop will help provide a full service terminal for all drivers based in Idaho, as well as those passing through on I-84.

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Topics: Truckload Carrier, Trucking Company, Terminal, News