This past Wednesday around 300 people gathered for Jubitz’s annual celebration of truck drivers. During Jubitz Driver Appreciation Day, anyone with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) enjoys a free barbecue lunch. Plus they visit vendors and can win big prizes.

Vendors included West Coast Coffee, who gave away free lattes, DAT, CAI Logistics, Kool-Pak, Magnastop and more.

Over 600 prizes were given away, from sunglasses to flatscreen TVs!

A barbecue lunch was served by the Cascade Grill, including burgers, barbecue chicken, hot dogs, baked beans and more.

Truck driver standing with food
A free BBQ lunch was served to anyone with a CDL.


Melanie Ness and Fred Jubitz
Fred Jubitz, the CEO of Jubitz, posing with Melanie Ness of Kool-Pak.


Truck driver with TV
Guests won over 600 prizes including flatscreen TVs.


Heidi and Glenda

Heidi Steen and Glenda Hernandez checking in truck drivers.


CAI Logistics booth
15 vendors attended the event, including CAI Logistics, DAT and more.


Thank you to our sponsors, who made this event possible:


DAT Solutions

DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 270 million freight matches (2018 est.) and a database of $57 billion of market transactions.


CAI Logistics

The best route from point A to point B is not always a straight line, and the best route today might not be the best route tomorrow. At CAI, they will find you the best route whether you’re shipping around the city or around the globe. Their logistics capabilities increase efficiency, provide current status, and complete visibility.


Lynco Products

Lynco Products is a privately owned full-service distributor, manufacturer, and importer of impulse, convenience, automotive and general goods products.




The premium axle stop device created by a driver for drivers. Set the trailer axle where you want it, the first time, every time.


Pacific Northwest Truck Museum Logo

Pacific Northwest  Truck Museum

In the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum, you will see some of the great working vehicles that helped develop the Pacific Northwest. These wonderfully restored antique trucks, parts and memorabilia also show the significant and unique innovations in the development of trucks brought about by the longer distances and rough terrain of this part of the country.


DAS Companies, Inc. is a full service marketing and global supply chain portfolio company based in Palmyra, PA. Privately-held, DAS Companies, designs, imports, and distributes automotive accessories, travel merchandise, and mobile electronics that add safety, convenience, comfort and leisure to on-the-go consumers, through a series of channel partnerships including Travel Centers, Heavy Duty Trucking Centers, and Electronics & Specialty Retailers.



Southwest Office Supply & Interiors

Southwest Office Supply and Interiors

Southwest Office Supply & Interiors is the oldest locally-owned office products company in the Portland Metro area. Since 1967, their family-owned business has been helping Oregon companies achieve their corporate goals by freeing them to focus on their business.


Harbor Wholesale

Harbor Wholesale

Harbor is your comprehensive wall to wall single source distributor of food for people on the go. They offer the best products and services in the industry, delivered on-time, intact and within the appropriate temperature range.


West Coast Coffee

West Coast Coffee

West Coast Coffee’s specialty grade coffee is the highest quality available, utilizing sustainable production and ethical labor practices. They over-see the supply chain, from the farms, through the mills, to their roasting facilities, and to their partners– directly from seed to cup.



Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks is one of the leading heavy truck and engine manufacturers in the world. Today, Volvo Trucks manufactures a broad line of on-highway and vocational Class 8 vehicles. Each new or used purchase is supported by a strong dealer network and by industry-leading parts and service programs to smooth your ride on the road to success.


KG Specialties

KG Specialties

Since 1993, Portland-based KG Specialties has become one of the nation’s top distributors of apparel and promotional items to businesses all across the country.