April 10th, 2017

Our drivers now have access to two locations to utilize our Gym Membership. 

Body Fitness Solutions

Original location at 303 Pearl Street, Bedford, IA (across from the Frosty Trete)

and new location at 201 East Main Street, Clarinda, IA.

Your 24-hour access is provided by Keane Thummel Trucking, Inc.  Use one of the facilities when you are in the area! 24-hour access with continuous surveillance!

~ Katie Meyer

Driver Relations

January 4th, 2017

With Winter Storm Helena on it’s way, it is always a good time to review how to chain up!

We have created a handy YouTube video to help show you how!

April 13th, 2016

Our drivers can now enjoy free membership at the local the local fitness center, Body Solutions Fitness Center, LLC located in Bedford, IA.

Body Solutions Fitness Center, LLC provides 24-hour access along with wellness information for our drivers.

Katie Meyer – Driver Relations

March 30th, 2016

Just wanted to pass along a handy app for your smart phone!

As you know, trip envelopes can be dropped of at Eastside in Bedford, IA or at the office in New Market, IA! OR you can put your trip envelope in a UPS envelope and drop it off at any UPS Location!

The UPS app can be helpful while out on the road in finding drop box locations nearest you!!

Katie Meyer – Driver Relations

January 15th, 2016

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential, also known as TWIC ®, is required by the Maritime Transportation Security Act for workers who need access to secure areas of the nation’s maritime facilities and vessels. TSA conducts a security threat assessment (background check) to determine a person’s eligibility and issues the credential.

Drivers are able to begin the process by going to the following website.


You can fill out the initial application online or search for an enrollment center location at https://universalenroll.dhs.gov/locator?serviceCode=111111!

The process goes a little bit like this:

You can complete the entire process at an application center OR complete an online application.

  • Schedule an appointment (walk-ins are welcome)
  • Visit an Application center – a few things are needed
    • Drivers License
    • Birth certificate
    • Fee – $128 (new applicant)
    • Fingerprints and facial photo will be taken at the application center.
  • Your card can be mailed to you or you can pick up at the application center.

There are the quick facts, let us know if you have any questions or if we can help you in any way!


Katie ~ Driver Relations