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Honoring our Veterans: Dot’s Employee Resource Group Image
April 11, 2019

Honoring our Veterans: Dot’s Employee Resource Group

Dot Foods founder, Mr. Robert Tracy, is a Veteran himself so he has a heart for being of assistance to Soldiers. Dot Foods created and supports their Veteran’s Employee Resource Group (VERG), VERG is very active within the company and the community… “Dot Foods stands ready to welcome and assist Veterans to successfully transition from military to civilian life; providing opportunities to excel and build upon their military training.”

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April 8, 2019

Community Service When on the Road

How Truck Drivers Can Get Involved in National Service Week

At Dot Foods and Dot Transportation (DTI), we take pride in how much our employees give back to their local communities. Our founders, R.T. and Dorothy Tracy, have been investing in their community since the founding of Dot Foods in 1960. That being said, we also know how tricky it can be for drivers who are only home a few days a week to be involved in community service.

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April 1, 2019

Truck Drivers and Mental Health

Long hours, fatigue, and managing daily stressors can all negatively influence a truck driver’s mental health. And unless they are driving on a team, truck drivers face many days alone. While this solace can be nice, it can also take a toll on a driver’s well-being.

Mental health is a big part of a truck driver’s overall wellness and can greatly affect his or her productivity, life on the road, and relationships with others. Let’s see how anxiety and depression may impact truck drivers and how we can help those who are struggling.

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March 25, 2019

Is Team Truck Driving at Dot Right For Me?

Team driving has become a popular option for many truck drivers.

For transportation companies, team driving can increase productivity as the freight is moved at a more continuous pace than it can with solo drivers. This is because with team driving, one person can be behind the wheel while the other takes a break. The total carrier wage and mileage are then split between the drivers.

Learn more about what makes Dot’s class A CDL team company driver position unique.

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March 8, 2019

Women in Trucking: International Women’s Day

Achieving a gender-equal world requires social innovations that work for both women and men and leave no one behind.

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceForBetter—Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change. According to UN Women, the theme this year “puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equality.”

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Stable, Reputable, Growing—Why You Should Drive for Dot Image
February 18, 2019

Stable, Reputable, Growing—Why You Should Drive for Dot

At Dot Foods, we take pride in the stability we offer our employees and their families. Since Dot’s founding in 1969, we have never had a layoff. Not once. From salary and benefits to weekly home time, right down to the equipment our drivers drive, Dot Transportation, Inc. offers a great lifestyle and reputable job security—no matter your particular driving experience.

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February 4, 2019

Dot’s 12th Distribution Center Has Broken Ground

In June 2018, CEO Joe Tracy shared some good news—Dot’s 12th U.S. distribution center (DC) is being built in Bear, Delaware. Months of consideration and careful planning led to choosing Bear as the next site for a new DC.

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