Bill Carlton Sr. of Greenville, TX was named driver of the year and received a $15,000 award as Bulkley Trucking announced the recipients of their top driver award in their annual performance and fuel bonus awards program Tuesday, March 24 at their terminal in Brashear. Buckley Trucking is recognized as one of the top fuel-efficient refrigerated carriers in the country.
The awards program began three years ago, and Calton Sr. is the first driver to receive a cash reward. Previous recipients received a Ford Truck F-150. Bulkley Trucking is an over-the-road trucking company which specializes in time and temperature sensitive freight. Bulkley uses the latest technology for their trucks in order to pursue fuel efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. Bulkley uses Volvo trucks with iShift AT technology and fuel efficient trailer accessories, resulting in and average of 7.4 mpg since the program began.
“Our company’s success depends on our drivers doing the hard work, driving up and down the road every day,” Clint Bulkley, Founder and President of Bulkley Trucking, said. “Profit comes from developing efficiency on the road. Our state-of-the-art equipment and our drivers trained to take advantage of that efficiency are the keys to our company’s success.”