Decker honors four employees

Roy Middlestead, Robert Peterson, Chad Johnson and Zachariah Matlock have been chosen as Decker Truck Line Inc.’s drivers of the month.

Roy Middlestead and Robert Peterson were selected as drivers of the month in the reefer-van division.

Middlestead has driven for Decker for two years.

Peterson was nominated by his fleet manager, Gary Northrop. A father of two daughters and five grandchildren, he has driven with Decker for seven years.

Chad Johnson and Zachariah Matlock were chosen as the flatbed division’s drivers of the month.

Johnson has driven with Decker for two years.

Matlock has driven with Decker for 11 months.

In addition to winning a Decker gift certificate, each of these drivers will now be eligible to compete for driver/owner-operator of the Year. This year-end recognition of one driver from each division brings a 1-cent-per-mile pay increase for 12 months.

Decker’s drivers of the month are selected by their fleet managers based on overall performance within all areas of the company, including operational productivity, safety record, maintenance/care of equipment, payroll, billing and customer service.

Founded in 1931, Decker Truck Line Inc. is a diversified carrier, transporting flatbed, refrigerated and dry van freight to the 48 contiguous states and seven Canadian provinces.