Driver of the Month

Previous Fall Conference – Award Winners


Years of fun at the NTA Fall Conference & Awards. Be sure to join us for this years event!

2018 Nebraska Trucking Award Winners

Woman of Distinction:Colleen Geiken, Nebraska Salt and Grain
James E. Ryan Golden Deeds:  Norm Geiken, Nebraska Salt and Grain
Driver of the Year:   Larry Geveshausen, Midwest Motor Express
Dispatcher of the Year:   Angela Werner, Orthman Logistics
Technician of the Year:   Thomas Holtz, Grand Island Express
Maintenance Supervisor of the Year:  Randy Kunze, Grand Island Express
Professional Service Award:   Caleb Williams,  Williams Transportation
Safety Director of the Year:   Heath Richards, Hunt Transportation Inc.
Fleet Safety Grand Champion: Schulz Transportation Services, Inc.

Fleet Safety Plaques:

Agricultural Commodities Carriers: Platinum Xpress Inc
Household Goods Movers: I-Go Van and Storage Co
Tank Truck-Bulk Carriers: Triple C Transportation LLC
Truckload Carriers: Nebraska Coast, Inc

Fleet Safety Certificates:

Contract Carriers

  • Chief Carriers Inc.
  • Zeitner & Sons, Inc.

Heavy Haulers

  • Hunt Transportation Inc


  • ABF Freight
  • Midwest Motor Express

Truckload Carriers

  • Williams Transportation, Inc.
  • Grand Island Express
  • Crete Carrier Corporation
  • Seward Motor Freight, Inc
  • Fremont Contract Carriers
  • Midwest Express, Inc
  • Hill Brothers Transportation, Inc.

Intermodal Carrier

  • Transportation Specialists LTD

President’s Safe Driving Awards:

We recognized 680 drivers. Of those, one was 32 years, one was 31 years, one was 30 years, two were 25 years, nine were 20 years, five were 15 years, 17 at ten years, 39 at five years and 176 first-year honorees. Congratulations to these drivers!

30+ Years:

  •  Kenneth Nebe – 32  Wynne Transport Service, Inc.
  •  Gary L. Vanatta – 31 Hunt Transportation
  •  Ed Hoffman – 30 I-Go Van & Storage

25 years:

  • Eric Bauman – Grand Island Express
  • Hal Page – Hunt Transportation Inc

Trap Shoot Winners:

First place first flight: TJ Novak
Second place: Justin Okeson 

Golf Tournament Winners:

First Place: Morehouse/Morehouse/Moore/Willman
Second Place: Helge/Robinson/Burnett

Pin Prizes:
Hole #1 Any shot over the water: Derek PHillips
Hole #3 Closest third shot: Ryan McAlexander
Hole #7 Longest Putt: Heath Richards
Hole #10 Closest second shot: Jarek McCracken
Hole #16 Closest first shot: Derek Phillips
Hole #18 Longest Putt: Dick Reiser