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Chinese Businessmen Tour Port of West Memphis

Jessica Holt

In 2012 the city of West Memphis, Arkansas received a $10.9 million grant to expand the rail infrastructure at its port. This funding served as a means to advance the expansion of the West Memphis Intermodal project that was intended to advance the industrial and shipping effectiveness in the area. … read more

American Central Transport raises driver pay

Alice Deters

American Central Transport is ready to “Raise the Standard” by raising pay for its company drivers! As of March 25, 2015, American Central Transport company drivers can now earn a maximum of $.50 per mile for all miles plus a fuel bonus. Phillip Wilt, ACT Chief Operating Officer said that the … read more

Dot Foods says “Earn While You Learn”

Alice Deters

As Dot Foods continues to grow, it has announced an exciting opportunity for aspiring professional drivers. The company is launching an “Earn While You Learn” program, where the company will pay new drivers to attend professional driving school through its distribution center in Wayne County, … read more

Arpin Group wins Clean Energy Award

Alice Deters

It’s time for The Arpin Group to celebrate! The Arpin Group, an industry leader in full-service moving and storage solutions, was recently named the winner of the 2015 Clean Energy Future Award for its leadership in sustainable energy practices. The award was presented by U.S. Senator Jack Reed, … read more

CRST Expedited announces $10 million driver pay increase

Alice Deters

CRST Expedited, Inc. has announced a second $10 Million Driver Pay Increase. The increase went into effect on January 15 and comes a mere 15 months after CRST’s first $10 million increase in driver pay. “The raises are designed to reward experienced drivers and incent driver tenure in a highly … read more

LBCC receives grant for trucking program

Alice Deters

Long Beach City College (LBCC) is already known for being a leader in educating truckers who serve the ports in the area. Now, Long Beach City College has received a two year, $220,000 grant to expand the training program and serve even more truckers. The grant was given to LBCC by Jobs for the … read more

KLLM unveils new Ill. driver academy

Alice Deters

Every day, it seems, the truck driver shortage is making headlines. The good news: this means that truckers are going to continue to be in demand for many years to come. In fact, the ATA projects that nearly 200,000 new drivers will be needed to keep up with trucking industry demands through 2020. … read more

Con-way Partners With Holy Joe Café to Deliver Coffee to Troops

Holley Young

Con-way Truckload has officially partnered with the military charity Holy Joe’s Café to aid in transporting coffee to U.S. troops deployed overseas. As the charity’s national transportation sponsor, Con-way will deliver thousands of pounds of donated coffee from suppliers to military bases … read more

CACC Trucking Program offers job security

Alice Deters

When it comes to cultivating a career, one of the most important factors is job security. A number of students at Central Alabama Community College are on the road to a secure, well-paying career thanks the the CACC Truck Driver Training Program. CACC’s trucking program is helping students to find… read more

WIT Gears Up To Celebrate Women Behind The Wheel

Jessica Holt

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association is proud to host the annual “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” event March 28, 2015 at the Mid-America Trucking Show that will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. These celebrated women will be showered with all kinds of treats … read more

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