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Archive for October, 2014

The Highway Angel (A Halloween Tale)

October 31, 2014

The highway patrol car put on its lights and pulled over to the side off Interstate 44 near Tulsa.  A fall cold front was tearing through Eastern Oklahoma.  The patrolmen were dispatched to a turn in the highway that was notorious for bad wrecks.  The wind was blowing hard and the windshield wipers were working […]

The Other National Holiday (part 1 of 5)

October 29, 2014

Luke was 10 years, one month, one week and 2 days old.  He saw his Dad last month, one week and 2 days ago on his birthday.  Dad is a truck driver.  Time moves slowly when you are 10 years, one month, one week and two days of age.  It seemed like an eternity since […]

Pay

October 20, 2014

The old saying about keeping drivers happy is “get them miles, get them paid and get them home!”  This is something we work hard on every day.  In the one way truckload world, this can be a challenge but I think we’re pretty dang good at it. I saw a survey recently that rated “pay” […]

Family

October 13, 2014

“Caring, committing, communicating and appreciating…. We care for each other and strive to maintain an environment that is positive and that encourages open communication where everyone is heard and valued.  We understand and value the importance of work, a healthy family life, and fun.” ACT is a family owned company.  The Kretsingers’ are a large […]

Safety

October 6, 2014

Safety One of ACT’s long standing core values is safety.  What is safety?  Safety is when nothing happens!  ACT has a tradition of being one of the industry leaders when it comes to safety.  All of our CSA scores are way below the “alert” threshold.  In our insurance captive group, we always score near the […]