Whitewood Transport is excited to announce that Jim Self of Rathdrum, ID has been named The American Trucking Association’s (ATA) 2022 National Driver of the Year. This prestigious award is presented to the driver who exemplifies excellence in safety, customer service, and professionalism. Jim was selected by a panel of judges representing the trucking industry.
In the trucking industry, a single driver deciding to quit is a relatively minor inconvenience. and even a company’s entire line of drivers quitting would only result in delays. ost people across the country would be minimally affected — life would go on as it always has.But what if trucking as an industry ceased to
Billings-based carrier will transport the People’s Tree from Montana to Washington D.C. Billings, Mont., October 25, 2017 — When Santa was looking for a sleigh worthy of hauling one of his most special Christmas trees, years of being on his “Nice List” paid off for Whitewood Transport of Billings, MT. The company was selected to
Whitewood Transport Inc. hauled a large steel remnant from the September 11, 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center. The crippled steel was loaded Tuesday June 21st at the New York Port Authority in route to Kennewick, WA. The shipment passed through and made brief stops in Billings, Helena and Missoula. The piece was transported
David Stanley and Jack Heffern represented Whitewood Transport in the Montana Truck Driving Championships on June 11, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Grand Montana in Billings, MT. They competed with more than 35 professional truck drivers who came to Billings from across the state to compete for the title of the state’s best truck driver.
Owner Operator Larry Spiekermeier of Whitewood Transport, Named Motor Carriers of Montana 2009 Driver of the Year
Hauling specialized equipment with a payload of 100,000 to 130,000 pounds is second nature for Whitewood Owner Operator Larry Spiekermeier. Larry leased to Whitewood in June, 1999. Larry’s career in trucking began in his early twenties. In the early years of his career he hauled cement, produce, hot oil and logs. In the 1970’s, Larry
The people behind the Billings Chamber of Commerce/CVB had a vision to honor the wonderful residents, organizations and businesses that make Billings such a great place to live, work and play. In order to give well-deserved recognition, the Roche Jaune Awards for Business Excellence event was created in 2007. The Roche Jaune Awards offers an
Towering cranes and heavy equipment — “anything big and ugly that’s hard to move” — are Whitewood Transport’s usual hauls, but the company’s owners have also volunteered their acumen to move such things as a new facility for disabled skiers from Washington to Red Lodge Mountain. Since the mid-’90s, that’s just one of many contributions
The Chase Hawks Memorial Association (CHMA) is a Montana non-profit corporation raising money in Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas to disburse to families in crisis. In September of 1994, a six-year-old Montana cowboy named Chase Hawks was killed in a tragic accident. Family and friends gathered to form the Chase Hawks Memorial Association (CHMA) with