You may notice a handful more patriotic big rigs out on the road.
Crete Carrier Corp. has added five trucks to its Patriot Fleet, a now 10-truck fleet designed to salute the U.S. Armed Forces. The trucks are black and sport wrap graphics with customized dog tags listing drivers’ military branches, years served and miles with the company. Eight employees, including three pairs of team drivers, have been chosen to join the fleet, which is now 13 drivers total who represent more than 130 years of military experience.
Crete Carrier, based in Lincoln, is a provider of truckload and logistics services that has won numerous awards relating to hiring veterans, including the American Legion Employer of Veterans Award for the Large Business category this year. To learn more about its career opportunities for current and former military members, visit wehireveterans.com or facebook.com/thepatriotfleet.