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CRST Int'l opens state-of-the-art driver training facility

Friday, Apr 26 2013

April 22 marks the date of the grand opening celebration of CRST International’s new driver training and truck repair facility. The nearly 19-acre site is located in the Agua Industrial Park in Riverside, California. Replacing a much smaller operation in Fontana, Calif., and almost a year in the making, the $13 ... read more

American Red Cross looking for truck drivers

Friday, Apr 19 2013

Normally, we feature trucking companies that have recently been in the news for one reason or another. For this blog, however, we have departed from this practice to put the spotlight on the American Red Cross. Although not a trucking company, the Red Cross has made news over the last ... read more

FMCSA warns drivers of false recruiters

Tuesday, Apr 16 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) has issued a warning about fraudulent recruiters to CDL drivers seeking employment and to CDL training schools helping students find employment. Victims of the scam find themselves out $350, sent on a wild goose chase, and without a job. According to the FMCSA, the ... read more

Landair expands team with owner operators

Wednesday, Apr 10 2013

In an effort to give owner operators the opportunity to be a bigger part of its team, Landair Transport is offering top-of-the-industry pay and an unmatched benefits package to lure this group of professional drivers. Staged for new growth, the Greenville, Tenn. based carrier is also touting its ability to ... read more

3rd Annual TDSMC gets truckers' voices outside of cabs

Thursday, Apr 4 2013

Details for the 3rd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention (TDSMC) have been announced and registration is open. The event will take place October 11-13, 2013, at Harrah’s Resort & Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo., and is for professional truck drivers and all those in the industry who support ... read more

BTC raises pay for drivers

Tuesday, Apr 2 2013

In some good news for Builders Transportation Company (BTC) drivers, an increase in pay per mile has been announced by the Memphis, Tenn. based company. BTC company drivers will now have the opportunity to receive up to 45 cents per mile. The upgraded pay structure has the flatbed carrier paying company ... read more

Bulkmatic Transport continues upward

Thursday, Mar 21 2013

Bulkmatic Transport is one of America’s leading dry bulk carriers and has been pushing to set higher standards in the industry since the 1970s. For nearly forty years, the company has been working hard in the trucking industry, spreading their influence and expertise into transloading and warehousing branches. Bulkmatic’... read more

Shell brings natural gas to heavy-duty customers

Wednesday, Mar 13 2013

Shell is investing in infrastructure to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) a viable fuel option for its commercial customers in the near future. Investment in two small-scale liquefaction units – one on the Gulf Coast and another in the Great Lakes – will lead to two new LNG transport corridors in those ... read more

Gordon Trucking integrates family values

Wednesday, Feb 27 2013

Gordon Trucking, Inc. (GTI) has come a long way from their early days of beer hauling in 1946. Back then, the route ran the suds between Washington cities of Vancouver and Tacoma in one of two trucks belonging to Gordon Fast Freight. Sixty-seven years, a name change, and almost 1900 trucks later, ... read more

TMC Transportation Continues a Mission of Excellence

Wednesday, Jan 16 2013

Immediately recognizable for their glossy black paint jobs accented by the high shine of chrome, TMC Transportation's fleet is the sharpest looking flatbed carrier on the road. TMC's reputation extends far beyond their trucks as a stand out company that truckers want to become a part of in Des Moines, ... read more