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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

Crete, Shaffer, and Hunt: A Trucking Trifecta

Friday, Dec 14 2012

Crete Carrier Corporation, with partner companies Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, forms one of America’s largest private trucking companies. Together, these three divisions are able to offer a full range of services to their customers with Crete Carrier specializing in dry van transportation, Hunt in specialized flatbed services, and ... read more

Trucking Community Rallies in Sandy's Wake

Tuesday, Nov 13 2012

As winds blew in with their full force and rain blasted from the skies with stinging intensity, the waters began to rise with the anxiety levels of every New England coastal resident. Though most probably couldn't anticipate what the coming hours would bring, fewer probably understood what the other side ... read more

The Success of Bay and Bay Transportation

Friday, Nov 9 2012

Truck drivers looking for a great employer may find just what they're looking for at Bay & Bay Transportation based in Rosemount, MN. An article in Minneapolis' Star Tribune printed on Nov. 4th, 2012, highlighted Sam Anderson, president and CEO of Bay & Bay Transportation. Writer Todd Nelson gave a subtle ... read more