Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – September 2nd

In this week’s Driver Meeting, we celebrate the retirement of Pat Leonard (former Director of Operations and 30+ year Prime associate). We host the weekly Driver Meeting LIVE every Friday morning at 8 a.m. CST in Springfield, MO; Salt Lake City, UT; and Pittston, PA. Didn’t make it in-person? Check out the fast facts below to stay up-to-date with everything going on around Prime.

Dennis Davis & Dave White – Safety

  • Pride and Polish today at 4:00pm at the Springfield terminal!
    • Truck Driving Championship to follow.
      • Course walk-through at 5:00pm
    • Free food tonight on the pad!
    • Picnic at Springfield terminal tomorrow 9/3!
      • 5k and 1 mile fun run at 8am, before the picnic.
    • This week: 164 total inspections—108 clean (66% clean rate)
    • Wear red on Fridays to Remember Everyone Deployed.

Shaun Ryker – Payroll

  • Comdata cards (fuel cards) accepted for lumper fees at Capstone, RoadSync, and Uchain.
    • Up to $800 per day with no advance from your fleet manager.
    • You get charged $0.25 rather than the $2.50 with express codes.
    • Screenshot your receipt and send it in to your fleet manager.

Jason Seymour – Refrigerated Operations

  • Protect yourselves and your property, especially over holiday weekends!
  • If you’re going home, get your trailer dropped in a safe place such as a secure customer.
    • Not at a truck stop
    • Get with your fleet manager so they can get you routed to drop it off.
  • An abloy lock must be on your trailer at all times.

Teri Wingo & Matt Veirkant – Abacus CPAs

  • Estimated payments due September 15th
  • Filing extension deadline is October 15th
  • 2019 and 2020 filing penalties waved if completed by September 30th
  • Our phone number and email are now showing up as spam due to the high volume of communication, please save our contact so it doesn’t show up as spam.

Sam Messick – Fuel Manager

  • With cold weather coming, start keeping fuel additives on your truck in case you run into freezing or below freezing temperatures.
  • September is Driver Appreciation Month!
    • Many truck stops are giving out promotions, so keep your eye out for those.

Steve Wutke – VP of Sales & Marketing

  • Thank you to Pat Leonard for your 30+ years at Prime! Enjoy your retirement!
  • Safety is our highest calling.

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc

  • Thank you, Pat, for your tremendous contribution to our lives and this company.
  • Let’s enjoy this weekend!


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