Melton Truck Lines Unveils Truck Wrap Honoring Americaby Jana Ritter - Published: 9/08/2014
TULSA, Okla – September, 3, 2014 - Melton Truck Lines, a premier air-ride flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, OK, is excited to announce the unveiling of their first Military/America themed truck wrap. The Kenworth T680 was revealed at the Pride and Polish, Great American Truck Show on August 21, 2014, in Dallas, TX. The truck was dedicated in honor of all of America's Veterans and current service men and women.
Melton is proud of their commitment to this Nation’s Veterans. This special truck further demonstrates Melton’s commitment to Veterans. All Melton veterans enjoy special decals for their trucks and appreciate the flexibility that Melton provides to fulfill military duties. The company has a longstanding history of recruiting Veterans and helping with the transition back to civilian life. Now, over 30% of Melton’s office employees and drivers are Veterans. Melton is the only transportation company in Oklahoma with an on the job training program that is certified by the State of Oklahoma Accrediting Agency to be approved for Veteran’s Benefit.
Melton President Bob Peterson states, “Our Nation’s Veterans deserve a smooth transition back into civilian life, and I want to take care of them as much as possible. We found that Veterans fit into our company culture easily because they value teamwork, discipline, loyalty, and a love of adventure. We share those core values and look forward to extending our quality training to our country’s Veterans as they pursue their next career. This truck wrap is the first of many; we hope to continue with these to show our support the United States Armed Forces. I am proud of all these brave men and women.”
Marine Veteran and TCA “Highway Angel” Harry Welker is honored to drive our Veteran Fleet truck. Vice President of Safety and Human Resources, Angie Buchanan, says; “After more than 3 years of safe driving with Melton, Harry has a proven record of leadership, discipline and work ethic. In his Melton career, Harry wears many hats – Driver Trainer, Road Recruiter, and President’s Club Member. I am proud of his accomplishments here and of his previous military service. He was an obvious choice to display Melton’s support and appreciation for our nation’s veterans. Harry has always done a great job recruiting and training veterans and with his military background, we knew he deserved to drive this truck.”
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 60 years, Melton has offices and terminals in Tulsa, Dallas, Laredo, El Paso, Birmingham and Masury, OH. For more information, please visit www.meltontruck.com.