TULSA, Okla â€“ April 23, 2009 - Melton Truck Lines, a premier air-ride flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, OK, was recently named a Best Fleet to Drive For by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).
The Best Fleets to Drive For Survey is an annual listing of North American for-hire trucking companies that are providing an exceptional workplace environment for their drivers and owner-operators. Drivers nominated carriers which were then evaluated on performance in areas such as benefits, professional development, driver and community support, safety record and company culture.
TCA President Chris Burress said, â€œThe Best Fleets to Drive For is identifying the gold standard when it comes to a driverâ€™s work environment.â€
â€œMelton Truck Lines works hard to set ourself apart from other companies with our programs like the Presidentâ€™s Clubs, Lifeworks, ICARE Wellness Program, Driver of the Month and Year, Safety Rewards Programs, Top Fuel Recognition and Bonus Program to name a few,â€ said Angie Buchanan, Vice President of Safety & Human Resources. â€œWe challenge ourselves every day to develop and maintain programs that make drivers feel like a part of the family and be recognized for a job well done. We know that professional drivers have choices and we want them to choose Melton.â€