Between July 31st and Aug 3rd, Nadia Martin attended the North American Transportation Management Institutes’ (NATMI) Safety Director Certification program in Dubuque, IA. NATMI provides internationally recognized, university accredited training, and professional certification to truck management professionals. The Certified Director of Safety (CDS) program teaches candidates how to implement and manage a safety program, create… Read More »
The Blakeman Transportation family is proud to acknowledge two of its warriors. SPC Bryce Rees who has been deployed to overseas with the US Amy. From left to right, you have Bryce lounging with his new best friend (he always finds a K-9 buddy no matter where he is… Read More »
20 years ago today Christine Thompson (she was known as Christine Culin back then) joined the very small Blakeman Transportation family. A lot has changed since then, Blakeman has grown. Twenty years is a long time, an amount of time a lot of us cannot even imagine working someplace (except Linda, she knows) but Christine… Read More »
Nadia Martin, CCP (Claims and Carrier Compliance Manager) is the newly elected President of the Transportation & Logistics Council (www.tlcouncil.org). She has served on the board for 6 years starting as an Assistant Director for 2 years, Director for 2 years and Secretary/Treasurer for 2 years. The T&LC is dedicated to serving the interests of… Read More »
Not only did the Texas Rangers beat the New York Yankees, but one of our great employees, Elias (aka Jr.), is a die-hard fan of the Yankees. He swore up and down that there was no way the Rangers would win and if they did, he would even where their jersey for a day. Well,… Read More »
BTI congratulates Candace Woods, a longtime employee, with a promotion to Divisional Operations Manager over our Southeast/Northeast Market. You have shown your strengths and we know this will be a great position for you! We would also like to congratulate one of our newest employees, Jenny Keys, with a promotion to Western Regional Transportation Broker. … Read More »
Nothing better than a good amount of friendly hazing when it comes to birthdays! Happy Birthday to Carlos and Vince and wishing many more. Thank you everyone who helped decorate our longtimers desks!
Several Blakeman employees will be teaming up with our next door neighbors @ Raider Express in helping them raise money for the Andy Mattison Foundation: http://www.andymattisonfoundation.com/) by participating in the Cowtown 5K run / walk on Saturday February 24th. We are expecting a large turnout this year after having 5 people representing Blakeman on Raider’s team… Read More »
“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, working together is success.” – Henry Ford
We have all heard the expression to walk a mile in my shoes but we should all take a moment and convert that to drive a mile in my seat. We should always keep in mind what it must be like to be a driver; always in a hurry to get somewhere just to be… Read More »
“More times than not we find ourselves all working towards the same goal individually when we should be combining our efforts to accomplish the same goal as a team .” Kelly Davis Western Division Manager
BTI would like to congratulate Candace Wood for outstanding performance and dedication with a promotion from Assistant Logistics Broker to Logistics Broker. Congratulations on your hard work and keep it up!