THE DRIVER OF THE QUARTER
Liberty Trucking, Lake Butler, Florida, 32054
According to B.C. Forbes, “There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.” At Liberty Trucking we think it is very important to recognize our truck drivers who are exceeding expectations, and showing high performance levels in their jobs.
DRIVER OF THE QUARTER- Melissa Branham
For Summer, Liberty Trucking’s Driver of the Quarter is Melissa “Missy” Branham. Missy has been working in the trucking industry for 21 years, and she has been working at Liberty Trucking for 19 years. “I started working at Liberty two years after I started driving,” Missy said.
DRIVER EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS OF HER JOB
Missy is an exceptional employee who is always dependable, honest, and continuously has the company’s best interests at heart. She represents herself well with customers. She strives to make our customers happy, she becomes their friend, and gets the job done the way they would like it. Her infectious personality, makes her loved by everyone, including the entire staff at Liberty Trucking. “She has been with me for a very long time, after all these years of working together she is not only a great employee, but a good friend,” says Cassie Driggers, CEO of Liberty Trucking. “It is a blessing to have her in our company.”
Missy grew up in Palatka, Florida. She moved to Keystone, and has resided there for over 16 years. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, and loves to help others. “I love putting other people above myself,” said Missy.
ADVICE TO OTHER DRIVERS
Missy is a veteran in the trucking industry and has a superb safety record. Her advice to new drivers is to: drive the truck like it is your own vehicle, stay a safe distance from other vehicles, check your brakes/tires, and most importantly, be aware of your surroundings. “Do not just focus on your driving, but watch out for everyone around you,” said Missy. “You never know what another vehicle is going to do.”