Melton Truck Lines Celebrates 1,000th Truck Milestone
TULSA, OK – September 12, 2007 - Melton Truck Lines, an air-ride flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, OK, is pleased to announce the increase of their fleet to 1,000 trucks. After beginning in 1989 with only 30 trucks and six employees, the company has grown to a current fleet of 1,000 trucks. The company is planning a celebration for office employees and drivers on September 13, 2007 at their headquarters in Tulsa. Melton terminals in Birmingham, Laredo, and El Paso will also be participating in the festivities.
The 1,000th truck is a signature Melton-blue Kenworth T-600 with a special insignia on the side indicating this milestone. The driver of the new truck will be chosen from a select group of exceptional drivers based on MPG, production and safety requirements who have served at least 1,000 days with Melton. The “christening” of this special truck will take place at the celebration in Tulsa.
“We are very proud of the fine drivers who are the backbone of our company. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to our great customers and employees for being an integral part of our success,” says Melton’s president, Bob Peterson. “The city of Tulsa has been a good base from which to grow, providing us a strategic location and skilled workforce.
Melton has grown to be a strong leader in the flatbed trucking industry and this milestone is a reflection of their success. The fleet proudly serves customers from coast-to-coast and strives to remain ahead of the competition with top-notch drivers, customer service, state-of-the-art equipment, and communications techniques.
Headquartered in Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines Inc. is an award-winning leader in the air-ride flatbed industry and services the United States, Canada, and Mexico. In business for over 50 years, Melton has offices and terminals in Tulsa, Dallas, Laredo, El Paso, and Birmingham. For more information, please visit www.meltontruck.com.