August 2014

Overdrive Magazine | Trucking Business News & Owner Operator Info

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August 2014 | Overdrive | 95 Fleet News Pay Barr-NuNN TraNsporTaTioN announced a pay raise for team drivers to a base rate of 55 cents a mile, empty or loaded, and 59 cents a mile for hazmat loads, placarded or not. The Granger, Iowa-based carrier also is offering new teams $1,250 for each driver on their first paychecks and an incremental 5-cent-a-mile split for the first 120 days. After a year at Barr-Nunn, team drivers can get 56 cents a mile. Honors Bay & Bay TraNsporTaTioN recognized drivers Brad Bergquist and Carlyle Berhow for achieving two million safe Text INFO to 205-289-3555 or visit www.ovdinfo.com D Marshall_OVD1213_PG.indd 1 11/6/13 4:13 PM Text INFO to 205-289-3555 or visit www.ovdinfo.com old Dominion opens, relocates service centers olD DomiNioN FreighT liNe, a less-than-truckload company, recently opened two New York State service centers, relocated its facility in Baton Rouge, La., moved to a larger service center in Eugene, Ore., and expanded its facility in Portland, Maine. In New York, the Albany facility employs 50 people and has 45 percent more doors than the previous facility, while the Newburgh service center has 18 doors and employs 27 people. The Baton Rouge facility has 23 doors and 29 employees, while the Eugene service center has 18 employees and 42 doors, 50 percent more than the previous location. The Portland service center now has 60 percent more doors and employs 29 people. By Dean Smallwood miles. A reception for them, as well as 14 other drivers who achieved one million safe miles, was held at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn. DayToN FreighT liNes, a Ohio- based regional less-than-truckload company, won the 2014 Carrier of the Year Award from Schneider Logistics for its operations and on- time service. The award is based on Schneider's scorecard, Dayton's rankings against other carriers and ease of doing business.

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