2 months ago
Food Industry Says Younger Drivers May Help Solve The Trucking Shortage

https://www.forbes.com/sites/phillempert/2018/06/21/the-trucking-shortage-has-many-causes-the-food-industry-says-younger-drivers-can-solve-the-problem/#245b8941bf8c

As consumers demand more fresh produce and foods be available to them, the demand for trucks is increasing. Food trade groups say there is a need for 50,000 additional drivers today, and by 2026 the ... See more

2 months ago
Public perception of trucking is misguided – Tandem Thoughts

Like we always say: If you look around, everything you see got there on a truck at some point!

https://tandemthoughts.landlinemag.com/commentary/public-perception-trucking-misguided/

Ambulance-chasing attorneys, so-called safety groups and lawmakers influenced by lobbyists are leading the narrative regarding public perception of truckers. Staff Writer Tyson Fisher highlights all ... See more

2 months ago
Central Oregon Trucking Company raises driver salaries, changes pay structure

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/central-oregon-trucking-company-raises-driver-salaries-changes-pay-structure

Central Oregon Trucking Company has announced a new pay structure that paves the way for driver salary increases of up to $15,000 per year.

3 months ago
Just 6 percent of America's truck drivers are women—here's what it's like

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/13/heres-what-its-like-to-be-a-woman-truck-driver.html

Women in trucking face significant challenges, but many say they're outweighed by the opportunities.

3 months ago
Photos from Edge Logistics's post

Feeling hungry or thirsty at Edge? Help yourself to our new Limitless Cold Brew keg or various snack mixes!

3 months ago
The Future of Trucking Drives Closer - PickupTrucks.com News

http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2018/06/the-future-of-trucking-drives-closer.html

3 months ago
Trucking Adds 6,200 Jobs In May | Go By Truck Global News

https://www.gobytrucknews.com/may18-labor-report-trucking/123

U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in May, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Trucking added 6,200 jobs from April to May.

3 months ago
Women-owned small trucking fleets on the rise

http://www.trucker.com/business/women-owned-small-trucking-fleets-rise

The Women In Trucking Association worked with Expediter Services to create the challenge with the goal of supporting small businesses in the transportation industry that are owned by women.

4 months ago
America doesn’t have enough truckers, and it’s starting to cause prices of about everything to rise

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/05/21/america-doesnt-have-enough-truckers-and-its-starting-to-cause-prices-of-about-everything-to-rise/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c8c01098de4a

'I’ve never seen anything like this,' says one trucking company CEO. Truck drivers are getting 15 percent pay raises.

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