LINCOLN, Neb., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crete Carrier is proud to announce that it has received the 2013 Nebraska American Legion Employer of Veterans Award for the Large Business category. This award pays tribute to employers across the country who have established outstanding records in the employment and retention for hiring veterans.
Crete Carrier values the unique training and experience that military veterans bring to the Company, and is dedicated to identifying the best qualified military candidates for employment.
"Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, and Hunt Transportation are proud to hire veterans. As a military friendly employer, veterans make up nearly 30% of our employee population. Like the American Legion, we honor and salute all the men and women who have protected our country, and welcome them to transition to an office, shop, or truck driving jobs career within our family of companies," said Tim Aschoff, Chief Operating Officer at Crete Carrier Corporation.
The award will be presented at the American Legion Annual State Convention that will be held June 27-30, 2013, at the Ramada Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska. Crete Carrier will be receiving the award at approximately 10:45am on Saturday, June 29, 2013.About Crete Carrier Corporation Founded in 1966, Crete Carrier Corporation, along with operating division Shaffer Trucking and wholly owned subsidiary Hunt Transportation, Inc. ranks as one of the largest privately owned truck driving jobs companies in the country, offering a full range of transportation services to our customers. For more information about Crete Carrier Corporation, please visit us online today. SOURCE Crete Carrier