At RAM Trucking, we pride ourselves in having the finest equipment and personnel around. We don’t advertise for drivers because we don’t need to; the best find us. With a proven track record of safety and incredible customer service, you can be sure that your freight will be handled with the personal care you expect. Call us today to talk with a logistics coordinator about your unique freight needs.
RAM Trucking was originally established in 1983 with one truck in Sweet Home, Oregon by founders Ken Robertson, Deyanne Alexander, and Burlon Miller (R.A.M.). The company was purchased in 2002 by Dale Latimer and Dale Middlestadt and has relocated to Brownsville, Oregon, operating with the present fleet of 70 power units.
Meet Our Team
President & CEO
Dale’s career in trucking started early, washing trucks for his dad at age 10. At 18, he started driving chip truck for Willamette Industries, then spent 7 years with Gordon Trucking as an owner/operator. Prior to coming to RAM Trucking, Dale spent 10 years at the Rick Franklin Corporation as fleet manager. Dale Latimer and Dale Middlestadt purchased RAM Trucking together in 2002. In 2020, Dale Latimer became sole owner.
Dale Middlestadt’s career in trucking started in 1974, driving tanker truck for the Truax Oil Company, then continuing as a log truck driver with Ream Trucking and Wimer Logging. In 1983, Dale started driving chip truck for Willamette Industries, continuing his career there as the Private Fleet Manager from 1990-1993, and the Transportation Manager for Truck Fleet Operations from 1993-2002. Dale Latimer and Dale Middlestadt purchased RAM Trucking together in 2002.
De Anna Horner
Accounting Office Manager
De Anna Horner started working at RAM Trucking in December 1996 as a billing and receivables clerk. In 2006, De Anna became the Accounting Office Manager, and currently oversees many aspects of administration including payables/receivables, licensing, PUC reporting, and payroll.