Daseke Founder Don Daseke To Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award in April

Daseke Founder Don Daseke To Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award in April

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans named Daseke CEO and founder Don Daseke and 11 other exceptional individuals, each of whom has overcome significant challenges to achieve professional and personal success, to its Member Class of 2018. Daseke and his classmates will be formally inducted into the association in Washington, D.C., in April 2018.

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National Educational Organization Names Don Daseke as One of 12 Exceptional Individuals

The Horatio Alger Association named Don Daseke, CEO and founder of Daseke, as one of 12 exceptional individuals. Each of these exceptional individuals has overcome significant challenges to achieve professional and personal success, according to the Horatio Alger Association, which is a non-profit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education. 

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Daseke Family of Companies' Commitment to Safety Pays Off

Daseke Family of Companies' Commitment to Safety Pays Off

Four companies out of Daseke’s family of open-deck specialized carriers have made quite a haul recently. The fleets, including one of Daseke’s two newest companies that was named a national winner, have been honored with 13 top awards from the Truckload Carriers Association and the South Carolina Trucking Association for their outstanding safety records.

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Bulldog Hiway Express Takes Home Top ATA Safety Awards

Bulldog Hiway Express Takes Home Top ATA Safety Awards

With its safety director and one out of every four drivers at Charleston, South Carolina-based Bulldog Hiway Express having served in the U.S. military, discipline, follow-through and professionalism permeates the open-deck hauler’s operations. That military influence plus a vehicle maintenance CSA safety score of 23 percent, 3 percent score in its CSA accident rating and perfect 0 percent ratings in every other CSA category contributed to its taking home three top industry safety awards from the American Trucking Association.

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Daseke Family of Open Deck Carriers Has More Honors Come its Way

Daseke Family of Open Deck Carriers Has More Honors Come its Way

Several companies within the Daseke family of companies recently received recognition by the Truckload Carriers Association, CarriersEdge and Great West Casualty for how well they treat their people and for their safety records.

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Daseke Inc.’s Scott Wheeler Named CFO of the Year in Middle Market Category by Dallas Business Journal

Daseke Inc.’s Scott Wheeler Named CFO of the Year in Middle Market Category by Dallas Business Journal

Dallas Business Journal chooses Scott Wheeler for top honor and features him and company CEO Don Daseke on the front cover of its business leader and award insert in the publication’s Oct. 30 issue.

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Dallas Business Journal Names Daseke as No. 1 Company in Dallas Middle Market

Dallas Business Journal Names Daseke as No. 1 Company in Dallas Middle Market

Dallas Business Journal recognizes Daseke’s 345 percent growth rate into the the largest flatbed, open-deck and specialty transportation company in North America operating its own equipment. The business publication names Addison, Texas-based company as its No. 1 company in growth in its middle market.

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Daseke Receives Top Honor From Owens Corning

Daseke Receives Top Honor From Owens Corning

Glass reinforcements manufacturer Owens Corning names Daseke supplier of the year in its “sustainability” category. Out of a supplier base of more than 10,000 worldwide, Daseke is the only trucking company honored with an award.

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