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Let Freedom Ring

Posted on: July 12th, 2016 by | No Comments

June 28th, 2016 marked a proud day in TanTara history. Over the past 2 years we have seen many exciting changes to our facilities as we have continued with building renovations and additions.  All of us at TanTara thought it important that as the building grew, the flagpoles should as well. For 20 years the […]

Top 5 Did You Know…

Posted on: July 12th, 2016 by | No Comments

This edition of the Top 5 is dedicated towards the continued celebration of our 35 year anniversary in 2016! TanTara had a driver struck by lightning TWICE and he survived both times! Mike Riggan was shot at, not once but twice in a three month period in 1983 during the Trucker Strike. The first time […]

TopGun Inductee – Mike Schwickerath

Posted on: July 12th, 2016 by | No Comments

Pictured above:  Mike Schwickerath with TanTara President, Mike Riggan, and Safety Director, Dave Riggan.  Our 2nd quarter TopGun meeting was held on April 8th in Muscatine.  Priority on the agenda for this meeting was the induction of Mike Schwickerath as the newest addition to the team of TopGun drivers!  Mike’s induction comes as a result […]

TanTara recognized in 2015 National Safety Awards Program

Posted on: May 31st, 2016 by | No Comments

For Immediate Release: South Sioux City, Nebraska – TanTara Transportation Corp. was presented a Platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2015 National Safety Awards Program. TanTara Transportation Corp. is a veteran owned trucking company based in Muscatine, Iowa and is currently celebrating its 35th year in business. The National Safety […]

2016 TopGun Inductee

Posted on: May 9th, 2016 by | No Comments

Our first quarter 2016 TopGun meeting was held on March 4th in Muscatine.  The meeting was brought into session with the induction of our newest TopGun, Scott Moore!  Joining the company in January of 2014, Scott recently celebrated 2 years with TanTara.  Scott has played an instrumental role in our oversized division and also shows […]

Chapter 35

Posted on: December 29th, 2015 by | No Comments

2016 In Review While many are creating their lists of New Year’s resolutions to cast in preparation for the clocks to turn over on January 1, we at TanTara are ready to turn the page to our 36th year in business.   That’s right, 2016 was our 35th year of trucking at TanTara Transportation Corp.! To […]

Celebrating 10 Years with Brandi Curry!

Posted on: October 20th, 2015 by | No Comments

This summer we were proud to celebrate 10 years with Brandi Curry.  Brandi joined the TanTara team in 2005, as a dispatcher.  Over the years, Brandi has had involvement in every department throughout our company.  Brandi’s ability to adapt to new challenges has proven her a strong asset to our company.  We’d like to extend […]

Work In Progress

Posted on: October 20th, 2015 by | No Comments

Driver’s Lounge The construction projects continue to progress this year in and around our building. Our current facilities were built in 1995 and with the continued growth of our company, we have found ourselves in need of several upgrades and expansions. The completion of the driver’s lounge was a major milestone reached this summer! Our […]

Truck Driving Championships

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by | No Comments

The 2015 Iowa Truck Driving Championships were held in June at Prairie Meadows Hotel and Conference Center in Altoona. 119 professional truck drivers competed in the two day event. All the drivers were tested in four areas; pre-trip vehicle inspection, written exam, personal interview, and driving skills. To participate in the event, the driver must […]

2015 TopGun Inductee

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by | No Comments

On July 10th our quarterly TopGun meeting was kicked off with the induction of our newest TopGun, Mike Hines! Joining the company in 2012, Mike has been with us for over 3 years. Mike continues to show strong aspirations for growth within the company and he has become a vital asset to our driver training […]

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