IRVING, Texas — Jason Price and Richard Digman have been named drivers of the month for June and July at National Carriers.
Each received a $1,000 bonus and becomes a finalist for 2019 Driver of the Year and a $10,000 prize.
Price lives in Mississippi and leases a truck through NCI Leasing, operating his truck on a regional fleet. Since joining National Carriers in 2017, he has distinguished himself through proven safety practices, customer service, and self-employed aptitude, according to NCI Assistant Leasing Director Kim Obholz.
“Jason is a good family and businessman,” Obholz said. “He is always respectful of others, has a kind heart and would do anything to help anyone. He is an ideal leasing partner.”
Digman is from Woodward, Oklahoma. Beginning at NCI as a company driver in the Hide Division, he saved for a year and bought his own truck. Over the past two years, he has enjoyed the challenges and benefits of being an owner-operator, according to dispatcher Phillip Eade.
“Richard is willing to go the extra mile to help, or give up the extra mile to help someone in need.” Eade said. “He is an excellent communicator, very dependable and I enjoy working with him.”
“Freight is always consistent and I get home once a week,” Digman said. “After the first year with National, I decided to buy a truck to increase my income. I can do all my own mechanical work so that helps keep my expenses down. I even overhauled my engine. There have been some growing pains, but I am glad I did it.
National Carriers is a diversified motor carrier servicing all 48 states in the continental United States with transportation offerings which include refrigerated, livestock and logistics services.
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