J&M Tank Lines' Henderson Driven by Safety, Giving Back
By Al MuskewitzDarrien Henderson remembers a conversation he had with a long-time trucker early in his driving career when gas was cheap and the roads...
Nov 26, 2021
Averitt Express Celebrates 50 Years
Transportation company marks official date of its 50-year anniversary with celebrations across the country; 5 drivers drawn for 2022 trucks COOKEVILL...
Nov 18, 2021
Robida Earns TMC's Monthly Trainer Award
A big reason drivers move into the arena of becoming trainers is the influence their own trainers have had on their careers.That's what prompted Richa...
Nov 17, 2021
Montgomery Transport Announces New Pay Program, Other Benefits
Montgomery Transport has consistently been out front with innovations for its employees and it continued that tradition this week by announcing a new ...
Nov 16, 2021
TMC Once Again Receives Military Friendly Designation
As our nation’s military veterans seek to move into civilian jobs after their service, they often find the transition a difficult one. Many of t...
Nov 12, 2021
CFI Expands, Reorganizes into One Company with 5 Distinct Services
JOPLIN, Mo. –CFI has reorganized and expanded into one company with five distinct services, doubling in size and supporting more than 5,000 fami...
Nov 09, 2021
J&M Tank Lines' Sumerford elected ATA Chairman
By Al Muskewitz NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Harold Sumerford Jr., CEO of Birmingham, Ala.-based J&M Tank Lines, was elected chairman of the American ...
Oct 27, 2021
TMC Partners with Master for MasterMind® TMS Cloud-Based Solution
In the ever-present interest of digital transformation in the transportation and logistics industry, TMC is collaborating with Mastery, led by industr...
Oct 22, 2021
TMC Announces Trainer of the Month
With over thirty years of driving experience, Charles Duncan still loves what he does. Seventeen of those years have been with TMC. TMC attempted to ...
Sep 02, 2021
Alabama Trucking Accelerates Drive for Workforce Development
By AL MUSKEWITZ For the past two years Mark Colson has diligently traveled throughout his state -and the country, really -enthusiastically pr...
Aug 22, 2021
Setting a Standard
Companies vie for drivers every day in this industry. Cent-by-cent increases are commonplace and many come with conditions. This year, A.D. Trans...
Aug 17, 2021
US Looks Abroad for Drivers
The shortage of truck drivers in the United States has become so severe that companies are attempting to hire drivers from other countries in increasi...
Aug 16, 2021
Z Honors Veterans with Eye-Catching Truck Wrap
By Al MuskewitzWillie Fulton was hanging out at the terminal one day when he got called into the office. It wasn’t like one of those called to the pr...
Aug 10, 2021
Big G Ride Breaks Records Again, Eyes Milestone
By Al MuskewitzAfter breaking more records again this year, Tim Chellette is looking to cross two big milestones next year with his Big G Motorcycle ...
Aug 05, 2021
Right Up His Alley
LB3's Heflin takes top spot in Alabama Virtual Truck Driving Championship By Al MuskewitzNathan Heflin has always been good at taking tests and th...
Aug 03, 2021
Werner Enterprises Opens a New Terminal Located in Lehigh Valley, PA
Werner Enterprises, a premier transportation and logistics provider, opened a new terminal located in Lehigh Valley, Pa. There will be 200 traile...
Jul 29, 2021
Department of Transportation and Department of Labor Address Driver Recruitment and Retention
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admini...
Jul 29, 2021
XPO Logistics Inc. Offers Benefits to Driver Trainees
XPO Logistics Inc. announced a slew of new advantages for drivers in its training programs, effective immediately. During the seven-week program, stu...
Jul 20, 2021
Scholarships from Supply Chain
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Scholarship Fund announces its provision of financial assistance to the most recipients in its 48-year histo...
Jul 09, 2021
Cargo Transporters Second Pay Raise of the Year
A regional and national carrier, Cargo Transporters Inc., recently announced a second wage raise for its OTR drivers. On Sunday, the second salary rai...
Jul 08, 2021
Level 3 Inspection Automation
Weigh stations are a dreaded stop for drivers, especially when law enforcement is standing by to perform inspections. By June 30, several states cut ...
Jul 07, 2021
Bruser Elected ATA Chairman of the Board
By Ford BoswellMONTGOMERY – The Alabama Trucking Association Board of Directors has elected Truckworx Kenworth president Will Bruser to serve as its ...
Jul 02, 2021
J. Rayl's New Akron HQ Prepares Company for Expansion, Hiring
By Maggie Stem Jeremy Rayl had long held the dream of building a facility that would help his growing trucking company expand and attract the top per...
Jun 30, 2021
CRST Expedited Success in Home Solutions
By Maggie Stem CRST Expedited Inc. has a long history of delivering "large and bulky" commodities; it also has a nationwide LTL network that it uses ...
Jun 30, 2021
Teaming Up for Arkansas' First Public Trucking Academy
Four community colleges in Arkansas, affiliated with the state’s two university systems, have teamed up to form the Arkansas Trucking Academy, the st...
Jun 25, 2021
SalSon Logistics Supports TLSS Expansion
Transportation and Logistics Systems Inc. (TLSS) recently stated that it has reached an agreement to buy all of SalSon Logistics' outstanding shares....
Jun 24, 2021
Forward Air Moving Forward
Forward Air is now pursuing a growth strategy including both organic and inorganic infrastructure expenditures. This includes its ongoing LTL network...
Jun 23, 2021
4 Reasons to Become a Truck Driver
The life of a professional truck driver is a varied one. Now that the economy is steadily improving, truck driving has become a viable option for peo...
Jun 23, 2021
System Transport to Deliver U.S. Capitol Tree
This year's holiday season will be full of cheer thanks to System Transport, which will deliver the United States Capitol Christmas Tree to Washingto...
Jun 22, 2021
TLD Goes to the Mat to Pin Down New Drivers
By Al MuskewitzTrucking companies all across the country are wrestling with ways to find drivers to keep their trucks moving. Approaches are as diver...
Jun 22, 2021
Ohio CDL School Suspends Operation
The global pandemic may seem to be coming to an end for many, but TDDS Technical Institute in Lake Milton, Ohio, is still feeling the effects and has...
Jun 18, 2021
U.S. Xpress Adds New Business Unit
U.S. Xpress reinforces shippers through carrier enhancement with their new business unit, Xpress Technologies, as they encounter supply chain unpredi...
Jun 17, 2021
Peterbilt Brings Brand-New Model 579 to Smith Transport
Companies across the country are competing aggressively with one another to snag drivers to sit their trucks. A number of factors contribute to each ...
Jun 17, 2021
Trucking Jobs Rising in May
Nearly all trucking companies are seeking help and offering incentives such as pay increases, bonuses, and helpful packages. However, the Bureau of L...
Jun 16, 2021
Freight Transportation Research Trucking Conditions Index
FTR (Freight Transportation Research) Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) achieved a record-high of 16.82 in April, outperforming their previous record-s...
Jun 16, 2021
Drivers Want More, Consistent Information on Parking Spots
By Al Muskewitz Finding a safe and secure place to park for their breaks was the No. 1 industry issue among truck drivers in 2021.Drivers report p...
Jun 14, 2021
US Demands Standards for Automatic Braking in Heavy Trucks
Since 2015, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that vehicles come standard with automatic emergency braking or collision...
Jun 14, 2021
Colson Asks South Alabama Officials to Re-think Truck-Only Toll Option
By Al MuskewitzMark Colson is all for improving the state's infrastructure, reducing traffic congestion and the building of the I-10 Mobile River Bri...
Jun 10, 2021
Up the Speed with TMC
TMC is excited to announce that starting immediately, they will be working towards turning their trucks' maximum speed from the previous 62 mph t...
Jun 09, 2021
Recruiter Spotlight on TLI's Meagan Wilson
This driver recruiter has twice the truckers on her hands: Meagan Wilson recruits teams for Transco Lines, Inc. Her Bachelor's Degree is in Business ...
Jun 09, 2021
Millis Transfer Raises the Bar for Driver Pay
This company has grown to a 700+ truck carrier primarily operating east of the Mississippi River. Millis Transfer now announces a significant pay inc...
Jun 08, 2021
Chapter Two: Former Alabama Police Investigator Starts Service to Help Small Operators
By Al MuskewitzWho ever said there’s never a cop around when you need one? If you are a single-truck owner-operator or the owner of a small trucking ...
Jun 07, 2021
Veteran driver wins LB3 TDC
By Al MuskewitzWEDOWEE, Ala. – Stacy Langford has been driving for East Alabama trucking company LB3 before LB3 was even a trucking company. That is ...
Jun 02, 2021
Melton Truck Lines, Inc. Announces Largest Driver Pay Increase in Company History
Melton Truck Lines, a premier air-ride flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., recently announced a driver pay increase. All company drivers will rece...
Jun 02, 2021
TMC Announces Driver of the First Quarter: Ricky Waters
TMC announced the Driver of the First Quarter of 2021: Ricky Waters. Waters has been with TMC for more than 27 years and proved his dependability ove...
May 28, 2021
J&R Schugel Wraps Truck in Support of Mental Health Awareness
To support Mental Health Awareness Month in May, J&R Schugel Trucking wrapped a 2022 Kenworth T680 semi-truck to raise awareness about a topic th...
May 27, 2021
Where KeHE Goes, Goodness Follows: Hiring Event this June
KeHE Distributors is a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor. The company is rapidly growing, so there’s never been a more exciting ...
May 27, 2021
TMC Announces 2020 Wheel Master
Paul Meyers recently earned TMC's 2020 Wheel Master title. There was no better time to congratulate Meyers on his accomplishment than on his 25th ann...
May 20, 2021
First Truck Show of 2021
The first truck show of the year will be July 16-17, 2021 in Fort Wayne, Ind. Whether you’re a driver, owner-operator, or fleet owner, you'll find wh...
May 17, 2021
I-40 Bridge Closure Causing Industry Issues
Drivers hauling loads through Mississippi will take costly detours this month – and possibly many months to come – after a large crack was discovered...
May 17, 2021
SmartHop Helps Small Trucking Operations Compete With Big Players
Founder's underdog story mirrors company's story of growth and acceptance By Al Muskewitz When Guillermo Garcia emigrated to the United States ...
May 14, 2021