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BTC’s Drivers Make More Cents

Jessica Holt

Builders Transportation Company (BTC) is a flatbed carrier based in Memphis, TN that operates throughout the country and has a core value of family first for its employees. Those who drive for BTC have as much time at home with the family as they need all the while driving late-model trucks. … read more

NTB Inc. Strives for Excellence

Caitlin White

NTB Inc.’s mission is to be the best trucking company in their region, striving to provide exceptional service while maintaining the personal relationships and care that their customers deserve. NTB has continued over the past 35 years to serve their employees with dignity and respect, … read more

Veteran Turk Goes Trucking

Caitlin White

Scott Turk  has driven for Southwest Logistics in Platteville, Wisconsin for the past three and a half years. Trucking was not his first career choice though. Scott is a veteran of the National Guard, where he served for sixteen years. During Scott’s deployment, he was able to deliver a … read more

Fourth of July fun from sea to shining sea

Alice Deters

Everyone’s favorite summer holiday is just around the corner. If you’re going to be on the road this weekend, you may be worried that this means you have to miss out on all the fun. Lucky for you, there are tons of fun-filled Fourth of July events taking place from sea to shining sea. We’ve … read more

UPS maximizes with technology

Taylor Brodie

With over 3,150 vehicles operating with alternative fuels, UPS has one of the largest alternative fuel fleets in the world. UPS has made this transition to using alternative fuels in their effort to preserve and sustain the world’s natural environment. As of 2013, the global delivery company has … read more

New Century’s sudden shut down

Brooke Wisdom

Some saw it coming. For others, it was a bombshell. Regardless, the reality is that New Century Transportation announced on June 9 that it would be closing and filing for bankruptcy. More than 1,500 employees were subsequently terminated. A provider of national truckload and less-than truckload … read more

Big Regulation Drowns Trucking’s Voice

Holley Young

Over the past few weeks, truckers have been in the news more than ever as the debate to “relax” regulations governing their work week unfolds. While they say “any press is good press,” this hasn’t necessarily been true for the average, American trucker lately. After reading only a handful… read more

Paving the Future with Solar Roadways

Caitlin White

Scott and Julie Brusaw aren’t just looking to the future; they are building the future. The couple reside in Sagle, Idaho where they co-found and co-invent Solar Roadways. When global warming surfaced as a hyped topic of concern, the Brusaws began to brainstorm energy efficient solutions that… read more

The Next Gen of Engine Oil

Tom Kelley

New oils will need to be slick for fuel economy but tough to protect engines Just when everybody was getting used to the API CJ-4 engine oils made necessary by EGR emission controls, a new class of engine oils is on its way to the market. In short, the coming class of oils will be lower in viscosity… read more

Arnold Transportation to add 260 trucks to fleet

Alice Deters

Arnold Transportation continues to move onward and upward with the announcement of the purchase of 260 new trucks to add to their ever-expanding fleet. This addition highlights Arnold’s credentials as one of the nation’s leading truckload providers and a premier destination for Class A CDL … read more

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