By: Crete Carrier Corporation

Lincoln NE (February 28 2013) – Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking are proud to announce a pay package increase for Independent Contractors and Fleet Owners. The pay increase includes both loaded and empty miles. The pay for loaded miles increases $.03 – $.06 per practical mile depending on trip length and empty miles increased $.16 per practical mile.
Additionally Crete and Shaffer will continue to pay a fuel surcharge keeping costs at or below $1 per gallon.


Owner Operators and small to medium-size fleet owners have always been an integral part of the Crete Carrier family of companies. It would be difficult to find a more honest real and successful Owner Operator business in the trucking industry said Tim Aschoff Vice President of Risk Management at Crete Carrier Corporation. This compensation increase recognizes our loyal and hardworking Independent Contractors and Fleet Owners for the outstanding work that they do for our customer base. In addition to the pay increase we will also continue subsidy payments to offset high fuel prices IRAs equipment purchase plans and other favorable Owner Operator programs that are geared to ensure Owner success.


To learn more about the pay package increase for Owner Operators please contact our Recruiting Team at 800-998-2221 or apply online at CreteCarrierJobs.com.

About Crete Carrier Corporation
Founded in 1966 Crete Carrier Corporation along with operating division Shaffer Trucking and wholly owned subsidiary Hunt Transportation Inc. ranks as one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the country offering a full range of transportation services to our customers.
For more information about Crete Carrier Corporation please visit www.CreteCarrier.com.


Andrew Brabec Director of Communications
400 NW 56th Street
Lincoln Nebraska 68528
402-479-8751 (o)
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