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New Year, New Career!

December 27, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Axle Logistics Award Winners! We would like to recognize these employees for their hard work and dedication throughout the entire year. These awards were carefully chosen by our executive board members based on performance, character, and leadership assets that are critical to overall success. We are beyond proud of each of you and are looking forward in seeing what you all accomplish in 2023!

Hear from our 2022 Award Winners about their experience at Axle Logistics. 

Drew Driscoll | Team Leader of the Year

Axle has changed my life the last 3 years. 

They’ve put trust in me to lead a team and coach them to lead teams themselves, and for that experience I’m extremely grateful.

This award should have gone to them as my growth here is completely attributed to their success – They are the guys that are making it happen 24/7/365 for our clients and carriers.   

Because of them I have been able to travel, see clients and carriers which I love – and grow the relationships we’ve started over the years.

Anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to build a team and business within Axle should check it out. Best decision I’ve made in 25 years.

Manning Raper | Most Improved

I love working at a business where the harder you work the more rewarded you are.

The success I have been able to achieve is because of the numerous people that have invested into and helped me along the way.

I couldn’t be prouder to plant my roots at a place that is privately owned and operated right here in East Tennessee.

Michael Wilson | Rookie of the Year

I didn’t know anything about the logistics industry, trucking, or Axle Logistics before I began going down this career path. I am very grateful for the opportunity I was given at Axle. 

I am also very thankful for the Axle training program and our Corporate Trainer, Sarah Wilhoit who continues to give me the tools I need to succeed and grow in this industry. I’m extremely blessed to be recognized as the 2022 Rookie of the Year. 

I want to give a big thank you to Garrett Carter and Justin Wandell for pushing me to work my hardest. To the moon in 2023!

Barrett Breitweiser | Operational Excellence 

I am truly honored to receive this award and would like to thank the leadership team at Axle for recognizing my performance over the past year. 

When you are given the freedom to operate your day in the best and most efficient way, it sets you up for success which is why I enjoy coming into the office every morning.

We are given the tools to conquer the day, but it ultimately comes down to how hard you are willing to work for it.  

Being looked at as a leader within my team and someone who others can go to for advice or ideas is something I take great pride in.  It was a great year, and I can’t wait to see what the next year brings.

Evan Thames | Salesperson of the Year

Long before I ever came to Axle, I knew Axle was where I wanted to be as soon as I had the opportunity to shadow in May of 2019.

The energy was infectious and the environment was electric.

I knew it represented a place where if I put in the effort, it would be rewarded.

That is exactly what happened.

With the help of a management team truly invested in their team’s success and Axle as a whole, I’ve been able to hit milestones that would have been unthinkable without the incredible opportunity that was given to me just 2 short years ago.

If you’re looking for a place where hard work is directly rewarded, and the opportunities are endless, Axle is absolutely the place for you!

Frank Mutter | Administrative Excellence 

My experience at Axle has been great. I came in one year ago and everyone welcomed me with open arms. The environment is fast paced and exciting! 

Each day flies by to make it feel like you are only in the office for a few hours. The positive attitude everyone has keeps the culture strong and the workflow changes every day to keep a strong challenge at hand.  

Phil Walters | Broker of the Year

Joining Axle Logistics has been a life changing decision for me. The culture is top notch with unlimited earning potential. 

I would recommend anyone with a good work ethic to look into a career with Axle