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with new units coming in nearly every month as a result
of our continuing growth," he says.
"Ultimately, without our drivers we couldn't serve our
customers," he says. "They are essential to our success and
we strive to find and retain the best drivers out there. We
think that we have a pretty good group of drivers and we
appreciate them and their hard work."
Technology and Training
High Country reinvests in itself, which includes implementing state-of-the-art technology. "We're continually
trying and implementing new things," he says, noting that
this includes a mobile communications system from OmniTRACS that helps the company monitor its drivers.
"Some of the other newest things that we're implementing are dash cams," he continues. "We'll be able to capture
events that happen and be able to hopefully help improve
our safety even more."
The company also has invested in driver training. "We
are working on expanding that today," he says, but admits
it can be challenging to provide classes. "About two-thirds
of our business is an over-the-road operation, so it's hard to
get our drivers together for training."
However, "We've implemented an online training
system where they can go and watch training materials
and take a quiz to test their retention of the material," he
reports. "It tracks who is taking the training. The system
will help us to target training to particular drivers, as well
as send out training to the entire fleet."

The No. 1 Focus
As High Country celebrates its 30th anniversary this year,
Crowley is proud of the company and what it has accomplished. "We're into our third generation of family that has
been involved in trucking. We've been able to build it from
nothing to what it is now," he says. "We provide a lot of jobs,
with approximately 300 employees and contractors working for us, and those things give us a lot of satisfaction.
"It's been a lot of hard work," he says, adding that the
company grew revenue by 44 percent in 2014. "If things go
according to plan, we plan to grow by another 30 percent or
more this year."
High Country also plans for continued improvement,
but does not want to lose sight of its most important focus.
"The No. 1 thing is our customers," he says. "We can't do
anything without them.
"If we continue to provide them with good service, they'll
be there for us," he says. "That's what this business is about:
servicing relationships. If we can do that, we'll continue to
be successful."

// High Country celebrates its 30th anniversary
this year, with its third generation of family
involved in trucking.

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