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Rick Pautzke – Candidate for Duane and Connie Kottke Driver of the Year

Rick Pautzke

  • Third quarter 2015, Jim Doering Award of Excellence
  • Candidate for Duane and Connie Kottke Driver of the Year to be awarded on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Rick Pautzke has been behind the wheel of a big rig since 1980. In his 35-plus years of truck driving, hasn’t had one preventable accident. Pautzke has been with Kottke Trucking since 2011 and during his time with Kottke was a single point away from winning the Truck Driving Championship. Pautzke was our third quarter recipient of the Jim Doering Award of Excellence.rickyp2

Rick was nominated by his coworkers and one has this to say about him:

“Rick is always willing to help his fellow drivers. You can always count on him to be there if you need his help. He is proud to be truck driver and it shows.”

We are proud to have him as part of the Kottke Trucking family. Congratulations, Rick! Thank you for being a part of our company.

Pautzke is the third of our four candidates for the Duane and Connie Kottke Driver of the Year award. Stay tuned to our website and social media feeds for the announcement of the winner on Saturday evening.

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