March 23 - North American open-deck and specialised transportation company Daseke has added three new members to its board of directors.

Joining the board are retired executive vice president and chief financial officer of BNSF Railway, Tom Hund; retired chief information officer at Texas Instruments, Brian Bonner; and Austin Industries' retired chief executive officer Ron Gafford.

Daseke, which is headquartered in Addison, Texas, is comprised of eight open-deck carriers, including: Smokey Point Distributing; E. W. Wylie; J. Grady Randolph; Central Oregon Truck Company; The Boyd Companies (Boyd Bros. Transportation, WTI Transport and Mid Seven Transportation); and Lone Star Transportation.