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Carter Express Vandalia Launches Two New Customer Lines

Posted: May 8, 2017

The Carter Express Vandalia (DCD) facility has already undergone several changes in 2017.  Last week, the team celebrated not only the launch of a new management team (Site Manager, Facility Manager, and a Floor Supervisor) but also two new customer lines:  Toyota Export and Toyota Service. The Vandalia team has work very hard to be successful in the two launches and also the transition in management.  During this time, everyone had to be on their A-game in order to maintain continuity on the floor and keep the highest standards we all expect at Carter throughout the transition. Phil Hammel, Nick Geesaman, Nicholas Lance, Drake Hatch, Greg King, and of course … Continue reading

Jessica Warnke Honored at North American Automotive Global Awards

Posted: April 7, 2017

  Carter Express Director of Marketing, Jessica Warnke was honored this week with the Rising Star Sales & Marketing Award.  Warnke is an integral part of leadership here at Carter.  Her expertise, professionalism, and exceptional communication skills are invaluable and we are very proud to have her on our team. Read about the award in the full article below.   Big Winners in the Big Easy for the North American Automotive Global Awards 6th April 2017, London Amidst the sounds and musical talents of the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Automotive Executives gathered in the heart of this historic and vibrant city to celebrate achievement, creativity, knowledge and partnership. Celebrations for the … Continue reading

Carter Express Driver Interviewed on Trucking Podcast

Posted: March 28, 2017

  Take a few minutes to listen to this fantastic interview on The Driver Success Podcast with our very own Charles Hopkins. He has been driving for Carter Express since 1994 and now his son also drives for Carter Express. Thank you for all the kind words Charles. We are lucky to have drivers like you on our team! Click Here to Listen to the Podcast              

Congratulations 4th Quarter Harley Winner

Posted: January 19, 2017

  Congratulations Charlie Hopkins! Charlie has been with Carter Express since April of 1994 and was our 2008 Driver of The Year.  His son, Collin, also started working for Carter Express in December of 2015 so their family has two generations of Carter Express Drivers! To be eligible for the Harley drawing, you must have four consecutive quarters in a row with no safety violations.  After that, your name is entered into the drawing every quarter that you qualify.  Charlie has over 2.5 million safe miles with the company.  He is currently running the new Stant shuttles every day. Thank you Charlie for your commitment to safe driving.  For the benefit of … Continue reading

Carter Express Driver Receives Master Truck Driver Award

Posted: January 10, 2017

  Muriel Summerville strolled into our Corporate Office today thinking he had an appointment with our Safety Department. Unbeknownst to him, he was being honored with a pretigious award that less than 2% of the nation’s truck drivers are qualified to receive … The Master Truck Driver Award. The Master Truck Driver program recognizes our industry’s top drivers who have compiled a career record of excellence through professionalism and service. To be certified, a nominated driver must have either one million accident-free miles or ten years of accident-free driving, be violation free for the past three years, and have a record of educational or community service activities.  Muriel, a 41 … Continue reading

Toy Drive & Contest at Anderson Location

Posted: December 9, 2016

  Carter Express is having our 4th Annual Toy Drive for the Toys for Tots program. They help to collect and distribute toys for less fortunate children in our local communities. This year we are holding our 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater contest and our 1st ever company-wide Chili Cook Off to benefit Toys for Tots. So wear your ugly sweaters, work on your best chili recipes, and of course bring those donations: either monetary or new toys!  We are so excited to be able to give back and help make this a Merry Christmas for everyone.     To be able to enter the “Ugly Sweater” contest and wear your “Ugly Sweater” to work, you must donate … Continue reading

Carter Express Sponsors 2016 United Way Truck Pull

Posted: August 8, 2016

  Carter Express is happy to have the opportunity again this year to be the presenting sponsor for the annual United Way Human Truck Pull. This year’s truck pull will benefit thousands of individuals and families across Madison County by supporting programs that will help them thrive. Teams (10-person men’s teams and 12-person co-ed teams) will pull a 17,000 lb. semi with a 53-foot trailer as fast as they can across the 125-foot course.  Prizes (and bragging rights) will be awarded to the team that pulls the fastest, the team that raises the most money, and finally the “crowd favorite”. The event will take place at the Anderson Municipal Airport (282 … Continue reading

Carter Express Receives Grant Through Skill Up Indiana

Posted: February 25, 2016

  After years of working with WorkOne and Ivy Tech to provide tuition support to truck driver trainees, Carter Express received a grant from Skill Up Indiana.  Through partnerships like these, Carter Express has helped approximately 250 drivers to date.  We strongly believe in giving our drivers the resources they need and that includes qualified potential applicants.  Truck driving is a challenging and rewarding career that rewards hard work and excellence.  We are happy for opportunities to help remove financial barriers for people who are ready to begin their driving career.  This grant will enable us to continue doing just that! Hear about the application process from our Director of Recruiting, … Continue reading

New Carter Express Web Store

Posted: January 21, 2016

  We are happy to announce that our web store has moved! The new store offers new items and better prices, with everything still sporting the Carter logo. The layout is also much easier to use, making it simple to find what you’re looking for, like a new thermos or hoodie. Check it out here or get there via the Driver Resources Page.    

3rd Quarter Harley Winner

Posted: November 24, 2015

  On November 14th, Carter Express had our drawing for our 3rd Quarter Harley Winner.  To qualify for the drawing, drivers must have four consecutive quarters in a row with no safety violations.  After that, their name is entered into the drawing every quarter that they qualify.  Our winner


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