Don Hummer Trucking Named CBJ Finest Trucking Firm in 2021


Popping out of the trucking business’s most turbulent 12 months, Don Hummer Trucking persevered and has been named the Finest Trucking Firm in 2021 by Hall Enterprise Journal (CBJ). 

Hummer, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has supplied tailor-made and versatile trucking companies for firms for over 60 years. However in 2020, with a pandemic gripping the globe and shaking the trucking business, the corporate confronted one impediment after one other.  

“2020 offered quite a lot of distinctive challenges that almost all of us had by no means skilled earlier than,” President Chris Hummer mentioned. “Our techniques have been operational, and our individuals remained dedicated to getting the job achieved. It was notably evident within the early weeks of the pandemic simply how essential trucking is to the standard of life that we get pleasure from.” 

Hummer drivers continued to ship freight; workplace workers stored service interruptions at a minimal whereas terminal workers maintained the tools. “The individuals” set Hummer Trucking aside from different firms, in keeping with Chris Hummer.  

The corporate’s anchoring philosophy and tagline — “Delivering Worth” — steers their work on each degree. This, firm executives say, is the explanation Hummer is an business chief. 

Hummer has made work-life steadiness a precedence for its drivers, uniquely providing them scheduled positions and constant pay. And when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Hummer rapidly and effectively went distant.

“This gave us a bonus to assist drivers because the pandemic worsened and the freight demand elevated throughout the nation,” Chris Hummer mentioned. 

Hummer affords dry van and temperature-controlled truckload companies and value-added truckload companies in 48 states. Along with its headquarters in Cedar Rapids, the corporate has services in Homestead, Iowa, and Gretna, Nebraska. 

In 2021, with the business nonetheless reeling, Don Hummer Trucking is delivering worth when it issues most. 

The business chief is presently on the lookout for drivers to fill solo and staff devoted positions. In some markets all through the nation, the positions provide weekly pay and residential time. Be taught extra at driveforhummer.com.

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Supply: Don Hummer Trucking