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On August 15, 2014, U.S. Veterans Magazine announced the much-anticipated “Best of the Best 2014″ list. U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s Best of the Best evaluations. At USVM, the goal is to open up employment, business and supplier opportunities within the federal government and corporate America for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans, spouses and veteran business owners. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. These nonbiased studies are valuable resources for jobseekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups.
This year, Crete Carrier was awarded the “Best of the Best 2014″ award for being a Top Veteran Friendly Company. Over 30 percent of the Crete Carrier workforce have military background and Crete continually works to provide veterans with opportunities. This January, Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking announced the approval from the Department of Veteran Affairs for our on the job truck driver training program. This twelve-month program provides approved veterans and other eligible persons access to GI Bill benefits.
According to the Driver Development Manager, Issac Phillips, with this program in place, service members transitioning from the military will not only receive on the truck training with Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking, they may be eligible to receive additional compensation from their GI Bill.
In addition, Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking will be adding five new trucks to their distinguished Patriot Fleet, bringing the total of honorary military trucks to 15. The Patriot Fleet trucks are black International ProStar tractors with wrap graphics that include decals to salute the United States Armed Forces and customized dog tags listing the drivers’ military branches, years served, and miles with Crete.
About U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM)
At USVM, our goal is to open up immediate, lucrative employment, business and supplier opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans and veteran business owners within the federal government as well as corporate America. We link companies and government entities to qualified career and business candidates from the ranks of the nation’s veterans. We facilitate veterans’ transition from military to civilian life through the latest information on careers, employment and educational opportunities, and financial, benefits and business advice.