Carter Express Inc
Carter Express, founded in 1983, is a trucking company committed to safety and excellent customer service. They have more than 800 employees who are dedicated to safe transportation and are committed to adding staff who also care about safe transportation and who will care about their customers. They have received a number of awards from the “Supplier Excellence Award” to the “Best in Class” award along with several safety awards.
Carter Express’s commitment to safety has resulted in their having one of the lowest accident ratios in trucking. From 2008-2010, they were ranked by the Truckload Carrier Association as first for safety in the 50 million to 99.99 million mile class. They take a proactive approach to safety by providing drivers with safe, new and well-maintained equipment along with providing drivers with the necessary training. They pride themselves in maintaining a young fleet of trucks in order to minimize the likelihood of malfunction.
Carter Express works in combination with Carter Logistics to provide first class supply chain management and specialized transportation for their customers. With cross-docks located throughout the Midwest, in location such as Anderson, IN, Dayton, OH, Laredo, TX, and Paragould, AR, Carter Express and Carter Logistics ensures efficient shipping and delivery for their customers. This efficiency is achieved due to the close partnership between Carter express and Carter Logistics as well as the strategic locations of these cross-docks.
Carter Express strives to show their drivers appreciation and provide their drivers with meaningful benefits. One such benefit is the home time they provide. They ensure that each of their drivers is home at least once a week because they know rest and family time is important. Carter Express also offers incentives for safe driving, such as a quarterly bonus package for safe driving, which more than eighty percent of their drivers achieve each quarter.