Does Your Child Need College Money??
Apply for a Cardinal Logistics Scholarship! Eligibility Criteria: High School Senior. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale through the Spring 2018 Semester. Dependent child of a full-time active employee of Cardinal/Greatwide. Must be planning to attend any accredited, public or private, four-year college or university in fall 2019. Apply online beginning November 1, 2018 […]
TIPS FOR SAFE NIGHT DRIVING
SAFE SPEED Be prepared for the fact that you may not be able to drive the speed limit, and still be able to recognize hazards, react promptly, and get the vehicle stopped in time. VISUAL SCANNING Good vision is limited to the areas illuminated by the headlights. SPOTTING DEER On roads where deer […]
Jim Betz – Free Haircuts for Veterans, 1st Responders, Rockwood MI
Jim Betz with Hard Drive Xpress will pay for any veteran’s, first responder’s haircuts now through November 17th at All The Buzz Cuts for Men in Rockwood, MI. Many at Cardinal have worked with Jim Betz the owner of Hard Drive Xpress. Jim started Hard Drive with Kraftmaid 15 years ago with a single truck. Jim drove […]
Hands Free is not Risk Free
A HABIT WORTH BREAKING . . . The ringing of a phone or pinging of a text creates irresistible urges for many people to answer the call, read the message or respond. Company policy prohibits all hand held mobile phone use in company vehicles and owner operator leased units. Cardinal also highly recommends non-company owned […]
Benefits Open Enrollment Starts Nov 9th!
Cardinal Logistics Benefits Open Enrollment begins Friday, November 9th through November 27th. ***If you have FSA or Short Term Disability you will need to enroll for 2019!***
Smith System Key #5: MAKE SURE THEY SEE YOU
How to do it: Communicate in traffic; use your horn, lights and signals. What it does: Lets others know what you are about to do, establishes eye contact. Key Phrase: Don’t gamble. Use your horn, lights, and signals. The worst thing a driver can do is assume . . . Assume other drivers […]
Smith System Key #4: LEAVE YOURSELF AN OUT
How to do it: Create a path of the least resistance. Keep your space cushion on all 4 sides. What it does: Creates multiple escape paths when a situation develops. Key Phrase: Be prepared and do your best to expect the This fourth principle of the Smith System states to leave yourself a way out. […]
Smith System Key #3: KEEP YOUR EYES MOVING
How to do it: Shift your eyes every 2 seconds and check your mirrors every 5 to 8 seconds. What it does: Fights fatigue, keeps you aware of your surroundings Key Phrase: Scan . . . don’t stare! This third standard of the Smith System asks drivers to remain alert. Any repetitive motion can send […]
Cardinal CC681 and Bealls help Street Survival Foundation
For the last 2 years, Cardinal CC681 drivers have been asked to be a part of, along with Bealls, an event held by The Street Survival Foundation. We provide a Tractor and Trailer to show the teens and their parents about safe driving. They have Cardinal drivers talk about Blind sides of a semi and let […]
CC157 Office Depot – Driver Appreciation Recognition
Throughout Driver Appreciation Week, Drivers received Panera lunches, homemade sweet and sour balls and homemade BBQ. Drivers were given Cardinal T-Shirts, flashlights, tire pressure gauges, tread depth gauges and a special cake! Thank you for all that you do!