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We hope you enjoy this monthly newsletter brought to you by Barnes Transportation. If you have any news-worthy items, please email them to us. Thank you and enjoy.


Driver of the Month

CONGRATULATIONS to the following drivers that have been awarded Driver-of-the-Month by NCTA in 2021.

They will attend the Truck Driving Championship and Top Tech Challenge June 10-11th at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh to compete for Driver of the Year. 

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Mr. Cecil Braddy

Driver of the Month

January 2021

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Mr. Blane Reeves

Driver of the Month

February 2021

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Mr. Kendrick Scott

Driver of the Month

March 2021

Congratulate them the next time you see them and wish them good luck in possibly being named "Driver of the Year" for 2021.


Pre-Trip Checks

You've heard it over and over. Pre-trip checks are important and Barnes would like to thank each and every one of our drivers for performing their Pre-Trip Checks each and every day.    THANK YOU !!

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Current drivers can earn $1500 for each new driver they refer.

Click HERE for complete information



Barnes Business Spotlight



Goodman Manufacturing in Waller, TX is Barnes' largest Western US shipper and the OB (outbound) from their facility is the cornerstone of our Texas market!

Goodman makes a wide variety of heating and air conditioning products and ships up to 160 loads per day using about 80 carriers. Barnes currently has a goal of moving a minimum of 20 loads per week and hopes to grow our commitment with them. They have recently agreed to use Barnes Solutions Brokerage service in addition to fleet assets.

The Barnes-Goodman relationship began in 2018 with moving a few loads per week and now, in 2022, that relationship is stronger than ever due in no small part by the performance of our Territory Manager, Courtnie Clark and her team!

Goodman Manufacturing was founded in 1975 and has over 5,000 employees located throughout the USA.

-Terry Durell, Director of Sales


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Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce

We are proud to be members of the Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce. Our company is growing and will need the support the chamber will give.


Barnes Transportation will be at the following events to represent our company. Please feel free to attend as well. If there is an event you'd like to see us at, please email us.


The North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) will host drivers from across North Carolina to compete in the Truck Driving Championship (TDC) to be held June 10-11 at the NC State Fairgrounds.

Participants will take a written exam that focuses on safety rules and regulations, perform a pre-trip inspection, and complete a skills/driving test.

Winner of Driver-of-the-Year will be announced on June 11th. Barnes has 3 drivers eligible for this award; Mr. Cecil Braddy, Mr. Blane Reeves and Mr. Kendrick Scott. We wish them all good luck!

Call Deborah Clack with any questions at 919-291-8282.

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At Barnes, we take family seriously and we consider our employees to be family. We also want to introduce our family members to everyone. Take a minute to get to know each other and say "Hi" next time you have the privilege to see these two out and about.

Mr. Rich Vroman

Rich Vroman talks about driving for Barnes.

Rich Vroman talks about driving for Barnes, what he does when he isn't sleeping and great advice for the newest drivers. 

Stan Wood

Stan Woods tells how he started as a driver.  Discover why he has stayed so long with Barnes.

Listen as Stan tells us how he got started here at Barnes and his personal invitation to everyone.

Barnes Transportation Services, Inc. • 2309 Whitley Road - Wilson, NC 27983

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