Frank and Becky Shelton: Two of a
family. The couple went through CRST?s company
sponsored training-contract school in
their CDL Class A licenses together. Frank took an early departure from the
corporate world as did Becky from the healthcare field. Frank says ?The
environment at CRST was perfect us and the transition was more than easy after
leaving the hustle and bustle of the corporate world.?
have enjoyed driving professionally for CRST Van Expedited for four years. By
joining the company they had a chance to pursue a career that interested both
of them. ?After the kids were grown we
had time to make a change from the everyday norm? they state. Not only does
the couple appreciate getting to spend so much time together but they also
enjoy traveling and seeing the country as they deliver their freight. The
Owner Operator team. They have been leasing a truck from CRST Van Expedited for
the past eleven months through the $0 down Lease Purchase Program.
factors influenced the
decision to join CRST. The company?s
excellent reputation was one of the most attractive incentives. ?We heard the company is great to work for
and their ability to keep us constantly loaded and running proves that? they
claim. Also the fact that CRST is the
largest team carrier in the industry along with their exceptional miles and
generous pay package all contribute to why Frank and Becky chose to work for
CRST Van Expedited above the rest.
get to spend quality time together but they also look forward to their home
time. They take part in various
activities such as golfing and gardening.
The main thing they look forward to however is getting to see their
grandchildren Caitlin Gracie and Cody.
themselves have five children three girls and two boys.
is extremely important to the
and they appreciate that family is also important to CRST. When Becky received news a while back that
her father had a heart attack the company immediately offered her consolation
and got her to the airport so she could fly home. Furthermore they proceeded to get Frank home
to be with her as well. ?This company is
always quick to understand when an emergency comes up? Becky states. ?They really do care about their employees.?
their part to make CRST proud. They have
often rescued loads from other trucks that have broken down and they are always
there to lend a hand. ?I have taken my
clothes out of the dryer still wet just to deliver a load on time when
another truck was unable to make it ?claims Frank. ?You could say we do PR everywhere we
go.? The couple does their best to
spread the kindness they have been shown by CRST to other professional truck
open door policy between company and driver is crucial to CRST Van Expedited
strongly believe that a positive relationship with their employer is one of the
most important things. ?We have always
been treated professionally as long as we are professional? the couple
states. Likewise CRST values the
dedication of their employees. ?We have a history of hiring
top-notch drivers? claims Dave Rusch President and COO of CRST Carrier Group.
?We work hard to understand and respect quality of life issues for these men
and women and our drivers thank us by being loyal driving safely and bringing the freight in on time.?
Frank and Becky Shelton look forward to a long
successful future as Owner Operators for CRST Van Expedited. They are both dedicated to working diligently
and ethically for the company and they give great advice when they say ?Do
your work 110% and this industry will make it worth your effort.? This statement is spoken from
experience. They have both given 110%
and have seen the benefits of working for CRST one of the leading companies in
With CRST Van Expedited we strive to provide you a solid
career and a compensation package that ranks among the best in the
industry. As part of our dedicated team
we also offer you the most miles within the industry. At CRST Van Expedited we believe that once
you join our team you become an invaluable part of the CRST family. And nothing is more important that ensuring
you make it home when you need to be.
the level of experience we have a home for you at CRST. We are the nation?s largest team company; we
run the longest average length of haul and the
most miles per tractor per week in the industry. Once joining the team you will have
immediate insurance coverage and a 401(k) plan with company match. As a professional team driver for CRST
you?ll have the benefit of large percentage drop and hook and 100 % no-touch
freight and 80% drop and hook. With our ?10/20 Program? you receive
10 days off and 20 working days.
So if you are looking for
the most miles in the industry or the largest team carrier then we want you to
become apart of the CRST Van Expedited team. Call us at 800-553-2778 or apply
on line at www.joincrst.com. And don?t forget to ask about our new pay package
effective Nov 1 2005
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