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Best fleets awards
Best fleets awards
Best fleets awards
Best fleets awards
Best fleets awards

20 carriers named Best Fleets to Drive For finalists

Jan. 31, 2024
Top North American trucking company workplaces will be honored during the new Best Fleets Education & Award Conference this April. Ten fleets also requalified for the program's Hall of Fame.

The 2024 Best Fleets to Drive For finalists were recently unveiled by CarriersEdge. These North American for-hire trucking companies are recognized for providing the best workplace experiences for their drivers and independent contractors. They will be celebrated this spring during a new educational conference and awards show for fleet leaders.

To be considered for the 2024 Best Fleets program, for-hire carriers operating 10 tractor-trailers or more were nominated by a company driver or owner-operator currently working with them. These nominated fleets were evaluated across various categories, including compensation and benefits, HR strategies, operations, professional development, and work/life balance. Finally, each fleet collected surveys from their drivers to measure the satisfaction of the fleet. The results of the questionnaire and surveys were compiled and scored to identify the top performers.

See also: Culture of transparency fuels Best Fleets to Drive For winner

The fleets with the highest overall scores are recognized as Best Fleets to Drive For. Fleets receiving the distinction for 10 consecutive years (or seven consecutive years plus an overall winner award) are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For 2024 are:

  1. American Central Transport, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri
  2. Brenny Specialized, Inc., Saint Joseph, Minnesota
  3. C.A.T. Inc., Coteau-du-Lac, Quebec
  4. Challenger Motor Freight, Inc., Cambridge, Ontario
  5. Chief Carriers, Inc., Grand Island, Nebraska
  6. Continental Express, Inc., Sidney, Ohio
  7. Crawford Trucking, Inc., Des Moines, Iowa
  8. Decker Truck Line, Inc., Fort Dodge, Iowa
  9. Erb Transport, New Hamburg, Ontario
  10. Fortigo Freight Services, Inc., Etobicoke, Ontario
  11. Fremont Contract Carriers, Inc., Fremont, Nebraska
  12. K & J Trucking, Inc., Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  13. Kriska Holdings Limited, Prescott, Ontario
  14. Leonard’s Express, Inc., Farmington, New York
  15. Nick Strimbu, Inc., Brookfield, Ohio
  16. PGT Trucking, Inc., Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  17. Thomas E. Keller Trucking Inc., Defiance, Ohio
  18. TLD Logistics Services, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee
  19. Transland, Strafford, Missouri
  20. Wellington Group of Companies, Aberfoyle, Ontario

Fleets requalifying for the Best Fleets to Drive For Hall of Fame are:

In addition to the Top 20 and Hall of Fame, five Fleets to Watch (honorable mentions) were also identified:

“The past year has been exceptionally difficult for the trucking industry,” said Jane Jazrawy, CEO of CarriersEdge. “However, the Best Fleets continued to find new ways to improve the work experience for their drivers and independent contractors, once again raising the bar on what’s possible. The Hall of Fame took that even further, with all 10 of last year’s Hall of Famers requalifying through a range of innovative programs and driver supports.”

From the Top 20, two overall winners will be unveiled, in large and small fleet categories, at the Best Fleets Education & Awards Conference, April 8-9, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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