Outstanding Driver named at the “Elite” Fleet: Arturo Lopez-Gallardo
Driver of the Month for February of 2018 at National Carriers, Inc. is company driver, Arturo Lopez-Gallardo. He operates a company truck throughout the United States. Gallardo began pulling for NCI as a regional west coast fleet driver. When the regional fleet ceased operation, he began pulling freight nationwide. He is now a finalist for NCI Driver of the Year 2018 and he was awarded a $1000 bonus.
Arturo started driving for NCI in December of 2013, and has never had a service related issue. He is a very special guy, a great husband, and father of three daughters and one son. He is admired by many. In the past, he had some hardships to overcome, but he kept smiling and persevered,” shared Al Love NCI Director of Driver Services.
Love continued, “The operations department loves him as there is no place he won’t go. He a hard runner who is always on time and puts safety first. His former Driver Manager, Mary Marquez, shared with me he is an awesome driver. He always had a great attitude and she enjoyed working with him. Arturo is truly ELITE.”
Arturo said with a smile, “National Carriers provides late model equipment for their drivers. My first truck was a Kenworth T-700 and my current truck is a Kenworth T-680. It has an axillary power unit, invertor, double bunks, and a work area. When I started with NCI, I needed to be close to the house. Now, I will go wherever I am needed, I’ll go wherever the loads take me”.