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Check Out the Best Paying Cities for Truck Drivers

Staff Writer

As a truck driver part of the perk of your job is you get to travel to and from cities across the US on a regular basis. Your month might include driving from Bangor, Maine to Los Angeles, California, and along the nation’s highways, byways and rural routes. While you haul loads from coast to … read more

Earn More Money With Financial Planning for Truck Drivers

Staff Writer

As a truck driver you aren’t often dealing with the duties of accountants, unless it’s tax time. However, there is much to be said about getting your finances in order as a trucker. When you look into truck driving jobs consider the benefits of profit sharing, 401k programs, and … read more

An In-Depth Look at the US Truck Driving Career Outlook

Staff Writer

When starting a truck driving career it is a wise idea to look at the projected job growth and expansion for the truck driving industry. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showcases facts and figures related to trucking career outlook. These projections are estimated based on the economic need… read more

Trucking Skills That Increase Pay Rate

Staff Writer

When it comes to earning a living, truck driving is an industry offering great pay. Rookie drivers fresh out of truck driving schools earn substantially more for their first year of trucking compared to other entry level jobs. However, not all trucking companies and salaries are created equal. So … read more

How Much Money Do Truckers Earn With Flatbed Hauling?

Staff Writer

As a truck driver, pulling a flatbed trailer is one of the most common types of hauls. First of all, a flatbed is less costly at start-up and to maintain in comparison to enclosed trailers, such as reefer trailers, tankers, or dry vans. Furthermore truckers who pull a flatbed can find jobs … read more

KLLM Transport Earns Carrier of the Year Award

Alice Deters

Big news from KLLM Transport trucking company. The Jackson, MS-based temperature controlled truckload carrier just announced that they were the recipients of the Transplace Truckload Carrier of the Year for 2014. KLLM National Account Manager Russell Wooten accepted the award during the Transplace … read more

Decker Truck Line Announces Drivers of the Month

Alice Deters

Decker Truck Line have announced their June 2015 Drivers of the Month. Drivers Dave Stofer, Shawn Landfear, James Vail, Willis Mays, III and Drayper Lee have all received the prestigious award. Dave Stofer was named the Driver of the Month for the Ft. Dodge/Ft. Wayne Reefer/Van Division. Diane … read more

Landstar Honors Drivers for Safe Driving

Alice Deters

Landstar trucking company recently paid tribute to its best and safest owner-operators during the 4th Annual Landstar Business Capacity Owners (BCO) All-Star Celebration event held earlier this month. BCO is the term Landstar uses for the independent owner-operators who provide the company with … read more

Con-way and KLLM Receive Top Awards

Holley Young

Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics solutions, recently honored Con-way Truckload with its Carrier of the Year designation for 2014. “It’s very gratifying to see the results of our commitment to providing consistently excellent customer … read more

Schneider Salutes Military Members With Ride of Pride

Alice Deters

Schneider National trucking company has a long history of holding military veterans to high regard. The trucking company is also an employer of thousands of associates with military experience. This Fourth of July, they’re at it again with the Ride of Pride, a truck series designed to be rolling … read more

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