Decker earns carrier award

Decker Truck Line Inc. has received the Temperature Control Gold Carrier of the Year Award from Walmart.

Walmart Transportation is honoring more than a dozen trucking and transportation partners as Carriers of the Year. Each year, the retailer names the best of the best out of more than 400 third party carriers servicing the company. Additionally, Walmart recognizes an individual as Transportation Carrier Representative of the year.

Walmart awards this designation each year to companies who provide support to the retailer’s Walmart Stores, Sam’s Club’s and distribution facilities located throughout the continental United States.

“Walmart is proud to have multiple relationships with exceptional carriers throughout the United States. When Walmart chooses a carrier partnership, we look for companies who provide outstanding service, effective communication, and for a company that will exemplify Walmart’s mission to ‘Save people money so they can live better,'” said Kevin X. Jones, vice president of Walmart inbound transportation. “Walmart is fortunate to have worked with many companies that have accomplished this task; however, Walmart acknowledges that Decker Truck Line Inc. has exceeded our expectations.”

Established in 1931, Decker Truck Line is a diversified carrier transporting flatbed, refrigerated and dry van freight throughout North America. Decker’s corporate offices are located in Fort Dodge, with additional terminals in Davenport; LeMars; Mediapolis; Hammond, Ind.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Bessemer, Ala.; and Missoula, Mont.