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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

Joe Weir honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for August

Posted by Ben Orvold on Sep 17, 2014 12:16:00 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Joe Weir as our August Driver of the Month. Joe has been with GTI for 12 years.  Before trucking, Joe owned a construction company in Colorado.  He got into trucking in 1980 when he realized he didn't like construction anymore and pursued his love of the open road.  While growing up, he was asked what he wanted to do and being a truck driver was on that list, so he went for it.

Joe drives on the NWX division which runs between Oregon and Washington.  Joe is always flexible when it comes to the changing of load information that comes with trucking.  He is also a great communicator.

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

Diann Ross wins Washington Trucking Association's Driver of the Year

Posted by Ben Orvold on Aug 25, 2014 9:20:00 AM

GTI was again honored at the Washington Trucking Association’s “Day with the Winners” breakfast this year, as Diann Ross won the Washington Trucking Association’s “Common Carrier” Driver of the Year award.  The award was presented by members of the Washington Trucking Association, Washington State Patrol and Great West Casualty. Emily Lawrence, Russ Tiegs, Bob Peterson and Jeremy Hall were all on hand to support Diann on this wonderful achievement.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, WTA Driver of the Year

Karl Sherman honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for July

Posted by Ben Orvold on Aug 12, 2014 2:58:00 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Karl Sherman as our July Driver of the Month. Karl has been with GTI for over nine years.  He had been in the construction industry since he was 17 years old.  Then he decided that trucking was a good fit for him and came to work for GTI.

Karl drives on the Temperature Control fleet and drives throughout the 48 contiguous states.  Karl is always professional, always safe out there on the road, and always represents GTI with his clean ride.

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

Joseph and Chandra Botelho honored as GTI's Drivers of the Month for June

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jul 7, 2014 12:54:00 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Joe and Chandra Botelho as our June Drivers of the Month, and the first team for 2014.  Having done odd jobs in the past, Joe started driving truck over 10 years ago, and loves every minute of it.  Chandra had worked at the Humane Society for over 10 years before she started driving with her husband.  

The couple joined the Gordon Team Fleet back in December, where they play a major role in servicing our customers that require team transit, such as Amazon and Conway.  David Loper fleet manager states, “The Botelhos didn’t take long learning our system, and their work ethic and commitment to customer service does not go unnoticed.  We were happy to nominate them as Drivers of the Month for those reasons specifically.”

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

Gordon Trucking competes in Idaho Truck Driving Championships

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jul 1, 2014 12:09:47 PM

Gordon Trucking had three drivers compete in the Idaho Truck Driving Championships on June 13th in Meridian, ID.  The competition included over 40 drivers from the state in nine different categories ranging from flat beds, tankers, three axle combo, and sleeper berth.  Brian Ferguson, John Kauten and Tom Kelley from GTI all competed in the five axle sleeper berth category.

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Topics: News, Professional Truck Driver, Events

Robert Hill honored as GTI's Driver of the Month for May

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jun 13, 2014 9:29:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Robert Hill as our May Driver of the Month. Robert has been with GTI for almost eight years.  Before Gordon, Robert drove flat beds and LTL for over 10 years.

Robert drives on the 97 fleet running from Eastern Washington and Western Idaho to Northern California.  His strengths include his good attitude, positive thinking, and great communication skills.

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

GTI’s Driver Trainer Academy graduates five more certified trainers

Posted by Scott Rayburn on Jun 10, 2014 8:03:00 AM

The latest Driver Trainer Academy, conducted at the company’s Lathrop, Calif. terminal in late May, graduated five new Driver Trainers into the fleet and recertified a sixth, former Trainer.

Completing the four-day Academy certification program were Larry Collins, Marvin Hildebrand, Jonathon Morgan, David Shaw, Jose Vieira and Jason Defoor.

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Topics: News, Professional Truck Driver, Truck Driving Jobs

Eugene Burns honored as April GTI's Driver of the Month

Posted by Ben Orvold on May 13, 2014 12:23:09 PM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Eugene Burns as our April Driver of the Month. Eugene has been driving truck for over 22 years and has been with GTI the last 4.

Eugene drives on the Lowes Dedicated Fleet in California running from Perris to Modesto and back and is part of the NCA division.  His strengths include his flawless on-time service record and developing relationships with the shippers and receivers he works with.

When he is not driving truck, Eugene likes to attend concerts and enjoys football, especially watching his favorite team the 49ers.

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

Danual Warlick honored as GTI's March Driver of the Month

Posted by Ben Orvold on Apr 25, 2014 8:38:00 AM

Gordon Trucking would like to recognize Danual Warlick as our March Driver of the Month.  Danual has been with GTI since November, but has been trucking for over 24 years.  

Danual drives for the Midwest National fleet and typically runs the Midwest and western states.   His strenghts are his detail in planning and his anticipation of potential challenges he could face on a daily basis.  These are traits that he picked up in his 7 years serving our country in the Army.

When he is not driving truck, Danual enjoys spending time with his wife and his five children.  He also enjoys hunting and cooking.

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