(Fort Dodge, Iowa) - Decker Truck Line, Inc. is pleased to announce that Larry Birkey and Jody Wolber have been chosen as the company's September 2012 Drivers of the Month.
Larry Birkey was selected as Driver of the Month in the Reefer-Van Division. Birkey was nominated by his fleet manager, Michael Kehoe, who said, "Larry is a professional driver in every sense of the word. He is always thinking about the load he is on and understands the challenges that drivers have on the road." Birkey has driven for Decker for over 5 years.
Jody Wolber was chosen as the Flatbed Division's Driver of the Month. He has driven for Decker for six years. Wolber's fleet manager, Jerry Chapman says, "Jody does a good job, delivers on time, and is always looking for steel loads to help out the new drivers he trains."
In addition to winning a Decker gift certificate, both of these drivers will now be eligible to compete for Driver/Owner-Operator of the Year. This year-end recognition of one driver from each division brings a 1-cent-per-mile pay increase for twelve months.
Decker's Drivers of the Month are selected by their fleet managers based on overall performance within all areas of the company, including operational productivity, safety record, maintenance/care of equipment, payroll, billing and customer service.
Founded in 1931, Decker Truck Line, Inc. is a diversified carrier, transporting flatbed, refrigerated and dry van freight to the 48 contiguous states and seven Canadian provinces.
For more information, visit www.drivedecker.com.