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National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Interstate hosted 21 children at two of our locations, Tacoma and Lebanon on National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. In Lebanon, job shadowing opportunities were provided for two staff members’ children. In Tacoma, it was a packed day that started out with a tour led by Paul Simmons and colorfully commentated by James Reed. Next up, the Safety Team dazzled with truck JHAs and gave each child a truck ride. Special feature… Posted by intd on May 11, 2016 | Categories: News.

Interstate to receive Fleet Safety Award

all-dedicated-jobs The Truckload Carrier Associate recognizes each year the top fleets in North America for safety performance based upon the least amount of DOT recordable accidents per million miles driven. TCA has announced that Interstate has received the 2nd place award in the Large Carrier division that run 100 million miles a year. This award is based on overall  organization, training, supervision, accident investigation, inspection, equipment maintenance, outside activities and general highway safety. Scott Manthey, VP… Posted by intd on January 26, 2016 | Categories: News.

I will never, ever forget

by Emily Reiter On December 1st Interstate’s Ed Zozosky, a third generation Navy veteran was announced as one of two drivers selected from the company to participate in Wreaths Across America. He was given the keys to a brand new truck, adorned with the image of three wreaths representing the mission of the organization, to Remember, Honor and Teach. He and his fiance, Ave Seamon, who also drives for Interstate, set out from Tacoma on… Posted by intd on December 18, 2015 | Categories: News.

Veterans Day 2015 - Interstate Distributor

Veterans-Day-2015 At Interstate, we have deep respect and appreciation for the sacrifices the members of our military make on behalf of our country to support our freedom. In the last year, we were honored to support two significant events, as well as growing our Military 2 Commercial program to help military drivers transition to a civilian driving career. We have a great number of veterans working for us, and we’re proud to support those who dedicated… Posted by intd on November 9, 2015 | Categories: News.

The Wall That Heals – On display at Interstate Distributor in Tacoma

South Sound residents will have the opportunity to honor and remember veterans of the Vietnam War at “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. Interstate is hosting The Wall That Heals at their Tacoma headquarters Thursday, March 26th - Saturday, March 28th through a partnership with the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). The VVMF has a mission to honor and… Posted by intd on March 26, 2015 | Categories: News.

INTERSTATE DISTRIBUTOR TO HOST THE WALL THAT HEALS

Next week South Sound residents will have the opportunity to honor and remember veterans of the Vietnam War at “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. Interstate is hosting The Wall That Heals at their Tacoma headquarters Thursday, March 26th and Friday, March 27th through a partnership with the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). The VVMF has a mission to… Posted by intd on March 16, 2015 | Categories: News.

TOTE, Saltchuk featured in ANGA’s new ad

The world’s first natural gas powered containerships are getting national attention as the focus of the newest advertisement in the Think About It campaign sponsored by America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA). The ad, which launched today, highlights TOTE Maritime’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) containerships. The ships have received praise within the shipping industry since the company made the announcement it was building them in December of 2012, but ANGA’s campaign is expected to catapult… Posted by intd on February 19, 2015 | Categories: News.

INTERSTATE AWARDED THE HONOR OF “ONE OF THE TOP 20 FLEETS TO DRIVE FOR”

owner-transition-program The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge selected Interstate as one of the 2015 Best Fleets to Drive For. The 7th annual survey identifies for-hire trucking companies that provide the best workplace experiences for their drivers. Interstate was evaluated against a scoring matrix covering a variety of categories, including total compensation, health benefits, professional development, and commitment to employee personal growth, continuous improvement, annual driver turnover rate and fleet safety record. “We are thrilled to… Posted by intd on February 3, 2015 | Categories: News.

INTERSTATE DISTRIBUTOR TO RECEIVE FLEET SAFETY AWARD

The Truckload Carrier Association each year recognizes the top fleets in North America for safety performance based upon the fewest number of DOT recordable accidents per million miles driven. The TCA has announced that Interstate will receive the Third place award in the category of fleets that run over 100 million miles per year. This recognition clearly defines Interstate as one of the safest fleets in North America. “We are a safety first company and… Posted by intd on January 13, 2015 | Categories: News.

Interstate Distributor travels to DC with Wreaths Across America

On December 13, 2014 Tonya Todd, photographer and Communications Manager for Interstate Distributor met up with two Interstate drivers, a husband and wife team, at their final destination, Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC, to participate in Wreaths Across America, an annual tradition to honor our fallen soldiers. Wreaths Across America has a mission to Remember, Honor and Teach and this year more than 50,000 volunteers helped lay 230,000 wreaths at Arlington Cemetery where the tradition… Posted by intd on December 23, 2014 | Categories: News.