Monte has been trucking since he was 22 years old. He started out hauling livestock. In 1983, he started Selden Trucking. Through the years of growing the business, he now has 35 trucks and 146 trailers as well as 11 owner operators leased on. Monte chose to get into the trucking industry because back then there wasn’t enough money in farming. Monte’s favorite part of being in the trucking industry is being able to haul the Huskers and meeting all of the people around the United States that we work with through hauling loads.
From starting in a shop working on trucks when he was 15, to hauling cattle and now being in the office, Jacob has been in the trucking industry for 23 years. He has been working at Selden Trucking for 4 years, managing all of the drivers in the Midwest division. This involves booking, scheduling and assigning loads. Jacob has great attention to detail which allows him to always keep track of each of his drivers hours and current location to make sure he’s assigning each load to the correct driver to ensure on time delivery. Jacob also assists Monte with hauling the Husker football equipment to some of the away games each year. Jacob’s favorite part of being employed with Selden Trucking is the people he’s met and relationships he’s built with employees and customers.
Jody began her career in the trucking industry in 2004 working at a Kenworth dealership as a Service Writer/Warranty Administrator. She has been working at Selden Trucking for 3 years, starting out as the Maintenance Supervisor to now managing the California division. Jody ensures the trucks she manages keep their wheels turning by guaranteeing they all have loads out of Nebraska to deliver in California as well as getting their loads booked to deliver back to the Midwest. These trucks are on a continual rotation to California and back, which has built a solid foundation with our customers as we take pride in making sure our deliveries are on time. Jody’s favorite thing about working at Selden Trucking is the relationships she has built with her customers, coworkers and drivers.
Travis began his career in the trucking industry when he became a dispatcher at Selden Trucking 1 year ago. He came in with an open mind and the willingness to learn the ins and outs of dispatching and what it takes to keep the trucks moving down the road. Two of Travis’ best qualities as a dispatcher are his patience and his communication with the drivers. This allows him to build strong relationships with his team. Jake and Travis work together to formulate a plan daily to come up with the most efficient way to ensure on time delivery and maximize driver miles per week. Travis’ favorite part about working at Selden Trucking is getting to know the people that he works with on a daily basis.
Ashley has inherently been a part of Selden Trucking since she was born. She has had a career in the trucking industry for the last 8 years. Ashley enters shop orders, invoices and orders parts for the shop as well as keeps track of maintenance scheduling for the equipment. She also handles any accidents that occur and ensures that our drivers are up to date with safety training. Being involved with her father’s company is Ashley’s favorite part of the job, next to creating positive relationships with coworkers, vendors and drivers.
Eugene started his career in the trucking industry 36 years ago driving as a team with his father. Throughout his years of being a truck driver, 19 of those have been with Selden Trucking. Eugene has been the DOT Manager for the last 4 years. Staying up to date with all DOT rules and regulations, he ensures we are always in compliance. Eugene reviews drivers logs daily to make sure everything is being done correctly to eliminate any unnecessary fines. On days that we are short handed, he will jump in the truck to make sure all loads get delivered. During his years with Selden Trucking, Eugene says he has met and worked with some of the best people he’s ever known.
34 years ago Randy began working as a mechanic. This started his career in the trucking industry. After 4 years of that, he decided to attend WyoTech to earn his Diesel Tech degree. He has been employed with Selden Trucking for 2 years. Randy handles the maintenance on our trucks and trailers. This includes full services, DOT inspections, tires, brakes, electrical and basically anything that needs to be done to keep our equipment on the road. What Randy enjoys most about working here are the people he works with and encounters daily.
With his father being a diesel mechanic, Andy grew up in the shop learning all about the maintenance required to keep trucks moving. In 1992, he graduated from Southeast Community College in Milford, NE with a Diesel Technology, Trucks and Construction Equipment degree. Andy has been working for Selden Trucking for 2 1/2 years. DOT inspections, full services, tires, brakes, and electrical work are just a few of the tasks that he does on a daily basis. What Andy enjoys best about working at Selden Trucking are his coworkers.