Our Parking Policy
Parking at times can be challenging and we stand ready to assist when it is necessary however we ask that everyone try to limit the use of paid parking as it is an additional expense that our customers are unwilling to reimburse. The company will assist with paid parking only after reasonable effort has been exhausted to use free parking. In addition, the personal conveyance policy may be used for added flexibility that can result in more parking options. There will be no rei
Douglas Lane: Personal Statement
I would like to thank Marvin Keller Trucking for giving me the opportunity to start my career in this field of truck driving. I went to CDL school at Kishwaukee Community College. My trainer is Brian Knowles, who has been very helpful thus far. I must admit this industry has been tougher then I thought it would be. There is a lot more to truck driving than just driving. But as in everything difficult, I always appreciate the challenge. So far I have been able to knock Minneso
As reminder, when you pay for items for the truck or trailer and use your own money there is a process that needs to be followed to make sure that you are getting reimbursed as quickly as possible. First, make sure that you get a receipt. If you are purchasing personal items also, please try and do a separate transaction. Second, scan in your receipt with the word “CASH” written at the top. Write cash even if you paid with your debit or credit card. Third, add the amount to y
CPAP Machines in DOT Physical
Phil Garver is one of our company drivers and he recently had a tip about his DOT physical and CPAP machine usage. Last Friday Phil went in for his DOT physical. Once he got there the doctor took him through all the steps, requirements and exams. Everything was normal until the doctor came to the end of the physical. The doctor said everything looked good except that Phil needed to show a compliance sheet for his CPAP machine. Like many drivers using CPAP machines for conditi
When Should I Use AmeriQuest?
You may notice that we are constantly suggesting proper maintenance of our trucks because safety is such an important part of our culture. Of course we want to always avoid breakdowns as much as possible, but maintaining the small and often unnoticed components of a truck like lights and brakes can be just as vital to avoiding a breakdown. We wanted to recommend that everyone make use of our shop or trusted outside vendors for repairs instead of directly calling AmeriQuest. W
Weekly Feature: Thrasher Team
Michael and Tamara Thrasher are one of the three owner operator teams that call Marvin Keller their home. Michael has been employed with Marvin Keller for 9 months and Tamara joined him 6 months ago. Michael and Tamara have owned and operated TMT Transit since 2015. Michael started in the trucking industry at 16 years old while Tamera started her career as a school bus driver in 2006. She decided to move to the trucking industry in 2014 so that they could pursue their transit
When Should We Use the 259 Extension?
Our Driver Managers work hard to offer assistance to every driver. For that reason we encourage all our drivers to call their Driver Managers when they have any questions or need help with anything. We also encourage everyone to leave a voicemail when there is no answer. This is the quickest way to reach your Driver Manager for assistance. On rare occurrences, sometimes all Driver Managers will be unavailable. This is an extremely rare occurrence, but it has happened before w