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The Decker Companies

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About Us

In 1931, with the help of a single Model B Ford truck, Loren Decker and his younger brother Dale fulfilled the youthful dream of owning a trucking company. Although only 17 years of age at the time, Loren already had several years of driving experience in the days when no driver’s license was required. Service in the early days involved the transportation of canned goods, plumbing fixtures, gypsum products and windmills between Iowa and the adjacent states.
In 1945, after earning a Purple Heart in the Marine Corps, Dale Decker rejoined his brother Loren in the business where both brothers participated in all phases of the company’s activities. During the first 45 years of its existence, Decker enjoyed a steady yet moderate growth as it continued to concentrate its operations in the Midwestern states transporting primarily construction materials, iron, steel articles and food products.


Decker Truck Line, Inc. operates an Award Winning Fleet of over 900 temperature-controlled trailers that offer customizable solutions for your supply chain needs. These lightweight trailers are equipped with air ride suspension systems and integrated load securement features to provide a safe, secure and well-protected environment for all types of cargo.  Whether your shipping needs are frozen products, fresh produce, pharmaceuticals or any other temperature-sensitive product, you can rely on our transportation and logistics professionals. Decker’s temperature-controlled equipment utilizes the latest industry technology including satellite tracking to provide remote monitoring, pin point location and absolute temperature control. This ensures on-time delivery and customer requirements are met and exceeded. With Decker Reefer/Van Terminals strategically placed throughout the country, we have the ability to meet our customers’ shipping needs and increase supply chain efficiency.

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The Decker Companies
4000 Fifth Avenue South
Fort Dodge,
IA 50501