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Pork Chop Sandwich Best In Show

Pork Chop Sandwich Best In Show By Al Muskewitz Editor-in-Chief, Wright Media/Hiremaster LOUISVILLE, Ky. – There are some things you just have to do when you go some place special, especially when it comes to eatin’ good in the neighborhood. At the Masters, it’s pimento cheese sandwiches that are as easy on the pocketbook as they are on your palate. At ...

written on: 04-20-2018

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‘Retired’ Driver Keeps On Truckin’

Trucker Tales: ‘Retired’ Driver Keeps On Truckin’ By Kari Blackmon/Wright Media Correspondent Ever thought about buying your own truck and becoming your own boss, choosing the loads and the company you work for? That’s the decision Alabama trucker Martin Thompson made last year after nearly 35 years of driving for someone else, and it’s afforded him everything...

written on: 04-20-2018

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Flatbed Trucking Jobs

Flatbed Trucking Jobs Flatbed truck driving jobs are in high demand. Although it's a more physical truck driver position, pay is usually better. We put together a list of Flatbed trucking companies that are hiring flatbed drivers for both company driver and owner operator positions. These flatbed trucking companies have positions for otr, dedicated and regional ...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Top Paying Trucking Jobs

Top Paying Trucking Jobs In 2017 It's no secret that trucks are vital to the American economy. Without trucks and the freight they haul, our world would be a much different place. Trucks affect every single aspect of our everyday lives. With trucks serving as one of the primary players in the American economy doesn't it stand to reason the people who are armed with the ...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Who is U.S. Xpress Trucking

U.S. Xpress Stays In Fast Lane To Success By HireMaster staff CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- U.S. Xpress Enterprises has been in the fast lane to success from the day Max Fuller and Patrick Quinn founded the business in 1986. How quickly did it get up to speed? After just the first year it was named one of the fastest-growing privately held truckload carriers in the country. It ...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Radio Show Features Trucking Culture

Truck Culture, 'Convoy' Featured on Radio Show By HireMaster staff The Rubber Duck, Pig Pen, bears in the air, the chartreuse micro-bus and all the jargon and characters made popular in the hit song 'Convoy' will be in the radio spotlight this weekend during a segment aired on the public radio show "Studio 360." The segment will feature the history of C.W. McCall's wildly...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Atlanta again tops ATRI bottleneck list

Atlanta Again Tops ATRI Bottleneck List Atlanta has the busiest airport in the United States and according to the latest research from the American Transportation Research Institute it has the most congested highways, too. If you’ve ever sat in traffic on the top-end perimeter of the Georgia capital city, it probably wouldn’t take a trucker to tell you that. Since ...

written on: 04-18-2018

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K&B Rolls Out Pay Raise Across The Fleet

K&B Rolls Out Pay Raise Across The Fleet By Al Muskewitz From the day it logged its first mile in 1986, K&B Transportation has been dedicated to going the extra mile to make sure its drivers are satisfied. With that in mind, the carrier is rolling out a substantial pay increase for all the drivers in its fleet. The increase will raise the starting wage for OTR ...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Is Your Company Ready to Partner with Amazon?

Is Your Company Ready to Partner with Amazon? Asset-based companies with 3+ trucks can expand their profits by hauling Amazon loads. Amazon Transportation Services has a growing presence across North America. And while trailers with the distinctive Prime logo are daily reminders of the high volume of highway freight Amazon generates, Greg Sellers tells us that those...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Sign-On Bonuses 'Bigger Than Ever'

Sign-On Bonuses 'Bigger Than Ever' Manufacturers are turning out product at a record pace and trucking companies need to get that product to market. So, in an effort to attract and retain drivers to keep the supply chain moving, trucking companies will offer a variety of incentives and bonuses, including a sign-on bonus. Here is a listing of sign-on bonuses offered by the...

written on: 04-18-2018

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Competitive Market, Rising Demand Reflect on Wages

Competitive Market, Demand Reflected in Rising Wages There is money to be made for drivers willing to jump into the market. A competitive market and rising demand has helped boost driver pay more than 10 percent over the last four years, the results of a recent American Trucking Associations survey has revealed. According to the group’s latest Driver Compensation Study,...

written on: 04-13-2018

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Looking for a large company?

Looking for a large company? Looking to drive for some of the biggest carriers in the United States? Many of them are offering truck driver jobs. Here are some of the largest carriers. JB Hunt has grown from a company with five trucks and seven refrigerated trailers in 1961 to the No. 2 carrier in the country with more 100,000 trailers, 12,000 tractors and 22,000 ...

written on: 04-13-2018

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Mercer Shows Out At Truck Show

Mercer Enjoys A 'Home Game' At MATS By Al Muskewitz Editor-in-Chief, Wright Media/Hiremaster LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville has always been the town of Mercer Transportation, but for this week every year Louisville really becomes Mercertown. The Kentucky-based flatbedder literally has a home game this week with the 47th Mid-America Trucking Show in town and it pulls ...

written on: 03-26-2018

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Johnny (5) On The Spot

Johnny (5) on the spot Robotic office assistant helping Wright Media increase efficiency By Al Muskewitz Editor-in-Chief, Wright Media Wright Media Corp.’s newest office assistant is a supervisor’s dream – fast, productive, low maintenance, works for practically nothing and designed to help the bottom line. Johnny 5 reported for work last week with the ...

written on: 03-21-2018

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Averitt Employees Giving Back

Averitt Employees Giving Back It’s only looks like an extra dollar when the number appears in print, but it means so much more. Averitt Express recently made a donation of $550,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of its Averitt Cares for Kids campaign, setting an all-time company record for its largest donation. More than 90 percent of the Cookeville,...

written on: 03-08-2018

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K&B To Allow Drivers To Take Pets Along For The Ride

K&B Offers Drivers Pet Policy Let’s face it, being out on the road moving freight across the country can be a lonely prospect. Beginning immediately, drivers who haul for K&B Transportation will be allowed to take their four-legged friend along for the ride. The Nebraska-based carrier is setting aside a portion of its fleet to accommodate drivers who have a ...

written on: 02-28-2018

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Melton has caring culture for drivers

Melton Has Caring Culture For Drivers Melton Truck Lines has long held the reputation as an industry leader in flatbed trucking for the commitment it makes not only to its customers but particularly the skilled and motivated drivers it hires. After stepping back in 2017 to “catch our breath” from several years of rapid growth, the Tulsa, Okla.-based carrier is ...

written on: 01-26-2018

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Who is Roadrunner Transportation

Roadrunner Offers a Variety of Opportunities With more than 20 operating companies under its umbrella, Roadrunner Transportation Systems has a variety of opportunities -- any length haul, any region of the country, all modes. Although Roadrunner services large national accounts, its focus is on small to mid-size shippers it believes represents an expansive and underserved ...

written on: 01-10-2018

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Melton Truck Lines Hiring Area

Melton Truck Lines Hiring Area Melton Truck Lines Tulsa, OK Melton Truck Lines hire flatbed company drivers in all lower 48 States. Melton Truck Lines is an award-winning flatbed carrier and has led the flatbed truck industry for over 60 years. Click here to view Melton Truck Lines hiring area to search for jobs closest to you. Melton offers paid training which is ...

written on: 01-03-2018

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Local Truck Driving Jobs

Local Truck Driving Jobs Here on Hiremaster, we have all the trucking jobs you need. You name an area near you and we have a job for you. We have loads of companies to choose from as well. So, if you need a trucking job, or if you are looking for a new one, come check us out on Hiremaster. On the right are states to choose from, so you can choose the state you live in and ...

written on: 01-03-2018

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