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GTI is safest U.S. Carrier in its division for fifth straight year

Posted by Ben Orvold on Mar 27, 2014 1:55:00 PM

For the fifth consecutive year, Gordon Trucking, Inc. has been named the safest U.S. based trucking company in its division by the Truckload Carriers Association.

Scoring in the 100 million or more miles driven per year division, GTI competed against other truckload companies of the 25 – 50 million miles per year and 50-100 million miles per year.

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GTI named Best Fleet to Drive For by TCA for third straight year

Posted by Ben Orvold on Feb 12, 2014 8:17:00 AM

Gordon Trucking was named a top 20 national carrier to drive for by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge for the third year in a row.  The annual survey and contest, identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers.

An official announcement was released on the TCA Web site on Feb 5.  The nomination process began in the fall of 2013 with months of interviews and scoring to determine these top trucking companies that provide the best workplace experience for professional truck drivers.

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, TCA

Dan Poorman receives new Dodge Ram for TCA Award

Posted by Loren Shane on Mar 15, 2013 9:38:00 AM

The Truckload Carriers Association Company Driver of the Year is now the proud owner of a brand new Dodge Ram.

The fully-loaded diesel truck was delivered by Car Pro’s Nick Phillips to Dan and his family at Gordon Trucking headquarters in Pacific, Wash. on March 14.

Among the 3.5 million commercial truck drivers in the U.S., Dan stands out as the number one company driver out on the road as he closes in on 3 million accident free miles with Gordon Trucking.

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GTI’s Daniel Poorman named TCA’s Company Truck Driver of the Year

Posted by Loren Shane on Mar 13, 2013 12:21:00 PM

LAS VEGAS - Gordon Trucking, Inc. company driver Daniel Poorman was named Company Truck Driver of the Year by the Truckload Carriers Association at their 2013 Annual Convention on Tuesday, March 5.

Dan has been with GTI since 1992 and has amassed more than 2.75 million accident free miles during his career.  His father, Edward “Bud” Poorman also drove for GTI including a time period when the company was called Gordon Fast Freight.  Bud, his wife Cleora and Dan’s wife Vanessa were all in attendance at the event to see Dan accept this prestigious honor.

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GTI is safest U.S. Carrier in its division four years running

Posted by Loren Shane on Feb 27, 2013 9:55:00 AM

For the fourth consecutive year, Gordon Trucking, Inc. has been named the safest U.S. based trucking company in its division by the Truckload Carriers Association.

The divisional winners were announced Feb. 21 on the TCA Web site in an official press release out of Alexandria, Va.  Celebrating its 37th year, the National Fleet Safety Awards recognize trucking companies that demonstrate a superior commitment to safety and accident reduction.

Scoring in the 100 million or more miles driven per year division, GTI will compete against winners of the 25 – 50 million miles per year and 50-100 million miles per year for the grand prize award.

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TCA and CarriersEdge: GTI one of nation's top 20 fleets to drive for

Posted by Loren Shane on Feb 8, 2013 2:50:00 PM

For the second consecutive year, the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have named Gordon Trucking, Inc. one of the nation’s top truck driving companies to drive for.

The announcement came out in an official release from the TCA on February 7 in which 20 North American Fleets were listed for providing an outstanding workplace experience for their drivers.

To be considered for this honor, the TCA reviews for-hire trucking companies and surveys their company executives, human resources personnel and driving associates. 

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, Truck Driving Jobs, TCA

TCA names GTI one of Nation’s Top Fleets to drive for

Posted by Loren Shane on Feb 8, 2012 4:04:00 PM

Alexandria, Va. - Gordon Trucking, Inc. was named a top 20 national carrier to drive for by the Truckload Carriers Association.

An official announcement was released on the TCA Web site on Jan 27.  As stated on the announcement, months of nominations, interviews and scoring determined these top trucking companies that provide the best workplace experience for professional truck drivers

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Topics: News, Award, Professional Truck Driver, TCA

Gordon Trucking wins third consecutive National Safety Award

Posted by Loren Shane on Feb 8, 2012 3:39:00 PM

For the third-straight year, Gordon Trucking, Inc. has been named the safest U.S. based trucking company in its division by the Truckload Carriers Association.

The divisional winners were announced Jan 30 on TCA’s official Web site and an official release came out of their headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

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Topics: Truckload Carrier, News, Award, TCA, Safety