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Posted 23 October 2017 - 06:00 PM

Outstanding Drivers Recognized at the “Elite”Fleet

Jeff Gutzler has beenawarded Driver of the Month for September of 2017 by National Carriers, Inc. Heoperates a company truck within NCI Hides Division where he recently celebratedhis tenth anniversary.  He and his wife,Billie, are residents of Portales, New Mexico. He is now a finalist for NCIDriver of the Year to be announced in April of 2018.

National Carriersspokesman Ed Kentner stated, “Jeff is one of the most upbeat, professionaldrivers in the industry. His appearance and attitude is always professional.Drawing from his military background he completes assigned tasks with minimalassistance. He has twenty-four years of safe truck driving with the lastmillion and a half miles with NCI. He is now eligible to compete for our NCIDriver of the Year Award in April of 2018.”  

Gutzler explains his motivation while driving, “I am always looking behind, looking to each side, lookingahead, looking far ahead, always on the lookout for the other driver who maynot be paying attention or who is driving dangerously. Defensive drivingcannot be over emphasized. I am thankful the opportunity NCI has given me and Ialso appreciate being recognized as driver of the month.”

The “Elite” Fleet hasrecently recognized Laura McCullough, Roger Alexander, Mike Wylie, and JamesJohnson with safety rings in recognition of five years of accident free drivingwhile Robert Mallard was recognized for ten years.

Each Driver of the Month is afinalist for NCI Driver of the Year 2017 with each monthly winner receiving a$500 bonus. National Carriers Driver of the Year is awarded a $5000 prize atthe NCI Driver of the Year Banquet held in Arlington, Texas in the spring of2018.

Company Information

National Carriers is a diversified motorcarrier servicing all 48 states in the continental United States withtransportation offerings which include refrigerated, livestock, and logisticsservices. At National Carriers, our mission is "to be the safest, mostcustomer-focused, and successful motor carrier in our class."  

Being part of the Elite Fleet® meansenjoying a career worthy of your skills and commitment to excellence. Webelieve long-term success is waiting for you at National Carriers®, one of thenation's oldest, most respected and largest carriers. Learn about our excitingopportunities for owner operators as well as company drivers.  If you are interested in a leasing a truck,National Carriers® Leasing Division is theideal partner to help you get started.



National Carriers, Inc. |   3925 Carbon Rd, Irving, TX 75038    

Contact: Edward Kentner, Director of Media   |   Phone:(800) 835-2097 Ext. 6628        

Email: edward.kentner@nationalcarriers.com    |   Website: www.nationalcarriers.com


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