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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Alabama Cancels Planned In-Person TDC
By Al MuskewitzAlabama Trucking Association officials were confident and excited about the prospect of holding their own Truck Driving Championship l...
May 12, 2021
Nationwide Fuel Shortage Not Due to Shortage of Fuel
By Reagan Payne Whether in the industry or in the news, every individual has at least heard of the truck driver shortage. Coming in hot this summ...
May 04, 2021
Pulling for Pink Panthers
By Reagan Payne Pink isn't a color one might quickly associate with the trucking industry, but it's a prominent shade with one of the fastest...
Apr 09, 2021
Covenant Realigns Executive Management Team
Covenant Logistics Group, the parent company of Covenant Transport and other entities, has announced key changes to its executive leadership team.Joe...
Apr 08, 2021
The Heart of Legacy Express
The journey began at Mercury Marine, a Fortune 500 company based in Fond du Lac, Wis. Two coworkers with big dreams and a brotherly bond built Le...
Apr 07, 2021
Recruiter Spotlight on Danica Long of Roehl Transport
Danica Long's spotlight came by high recommendation from Tim Norlin, who received a spotlight last year. Her experience in this industry, specificall...
Mar 30, 2021
TransAm Boosts Driver Pay
With an industry-wide driver shortage and turnover often at or above 100%, TransAm Trucking, Inc. takes the steps to keep the drivers it has – and h...
Mar 30, 2021
For LB3, the 3 Means 3 Winners
Small carrier wins big at Alabama Fleet Safety Awards By Al MuskewitzBrian Lindley was both honored and humbled last year when his LB3 trucking co...
Mar 26, 2021
While Many Park, Alabama Planning a TDC
By Al MuskewitzThe National Truck Driving Championship may be canceled for the second year in a row, but by popular demand the Alabama Trucking Assoc...
Mar 26, 2021
Werner Driver Wins Big
By Reagan Payne Allen Parker is known by his community for his singing voice. He belts out a proud national anthem at the Jefferson County Speedwa...
Mar 23, 2021
MVT Retools Operations for Better Home Time
Almost every driver and industry survey conducted in recent years has indicated that more home time is among the biggest factors (behind better pay) ...
Mar 17, 2021
Bay & Bay Ups Its Pay for Independent Contractors
EAGAN, Minn. – Bay & Bay Transportation has been aggressively raising its pay package for its over-the-road professionals and last week made anot...
Mar 15, 2021
Be Wary in Work Zones
On average, over 700 deaths occur in work zones yearly. Truck and passenger vehicle drivers both need to be particularly careful while traveling thro...
Mar 15, 2021
Recruiter Spotlight: Total Transport's Destin Smith
This Director of Recruiting proves that any background is the perfect background for the trucking industry. Starting off in the sports field with col...
Feb 25, 2021
Beat the Bottlenecks
What causes a truck to slow to 45 miles per hour on a major roadway? You probably ask yourself that every time you get caught up in one of those slow...
Feb 24, 2021
Big G Driver's Charitable Motorcycle Ride Gets Bigger
By Al MuskewitzTim Chelette’s Big G Motorcycle Ride has been growing at a record pace since its inception five years ago, but the introduction of a m...
Feb 24, 2021
Million Mile Maxims
Collected from drivers with one million or more miles, here are some tips to keep drivers safe on their everyday treks. 1. Keep an eye out for ice...
Feb 23, 2021
Truckers' Role in Fight Against Trafficking
By Reagan Payne We push aside some of the nation’s greatest issues simply because we do not think they happen in our backyard. Human trafficking ...
Feb 22, 2021
Answering the Call
Retired Army veteran turns her bakery into a rescue kitchen to help stranded truckers, motorists in Mississippi. By Reagan Payne Evelyn Fletche...
Feb 17, 2021
5 Ways to Check for Trafficking
The following is a list of known indicators that some sort of human trafficking is occurring. If you or anyone you know witnesses any of these situat...
Feb 16, 2021
14 Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Trucker
1. Quick-dry towels Make on-the-go showers quick and easy for your driver! 2. Custom Cartoon Portrait Is your trucker a fan of those yel...
Feb 04, 2021
Recruiter Spotlight: CRST’s Jessica Mims
Over the past several years, Jessica Mims has been recognized for exceeding hiring goals at CRST. Her drive for success and ability to commit to goal...
Feb 03, 2021
U.S. Xpress Shifts to Impress
A change in leadership promises a focus on drivers; new CCO Jake Lawson wants to focus on developing a stronger team By Reagan PayneJake Lawson is...
Jan 25, 2021
Catch up with Koch
Among countless offers and incentives offered to drivers trying to buy their labor and loyalty, Koch brings something special to the table. From fest...
Jan 20, 2021
Opportunities 'Endless' for Growing Illinois Carrier
By Al MuskewitzIn a little over three years Always Insured Logistics has grown from a start-up straight truck delivery service in Chicagoland to a sp...
Jan 18, 2021
Hone In on Home Time
Drivers everywhere long for more time at home. Potential drivers are wary of the profession because they worry about missing out on nightly routines....
Jan 13, 2021
Top 10 World-Famous Truck Drivers
10. Sean Connery Connery, best known for his role as the original James Bond, spent some time in an 18-wheel trucking machine before upgrading...
Jan 11, 2021
Wilson Logistics Breaks Through in Best Fleets
By Al MuskewitzIt was just about lunch time on the West Coast. The news had been out for just about six hours and Scott Manthey admitted it still had...
Jan 11, 2021
Best Fleets to Drive For
4 HireMaster client carriers among the Top 20 and Fleets to Watch By Al Muskewitz and Reagan PayneWright Media staff writersThe Truckload Carriers...
Jan 06, 2021
New Year, New Pay
Epes offers historic pay increase, GP Transco boosts profit sharing Truckers, we made it. 2020 is behind us all. The year of lay-offs, grocery she...
Jan 04, 2021
Truckloads of Treasures
By Reagan Payne The trucking industry does much more than just deliver gifts to locations anxiously awaiting their arrival. Companies dove into t...
Dec 30, 2020
TransAm Announces Pay Increase
TransAm Trucking, Inc. recently announced a pay increase for their long-haul company drivers and a rate increase for their independent contractors. ...
Dec 11, 2020
Wheeling Wreaths Across America
By Reagan Payne Plenty of trucking companies tout their veteran-friendly workplaces and accomplishments. A true testament to veteran dedication i...
Dec 11, 2020
Determined to Drive
Determined Alabama trucker overcomes obstacles to get CDL to continue family legacy By Al MuskewitzMikey Ledford has wanted to be a truck driver f...
Dec 09, 2020
Recruiter Spotlight: Roehl Transport's Tim Norlin
By Reagan Payne Tim Norlin, Vice President of Driver Employment at Roehl Transport, was recently named Transport Topics’ Recruiter Professional of...
Dec 08, 2020
Pets on the Pedal
A number of carriers allow pets in the cab, but it's important to know the rules By Reagan Payne Drivers are always looking for ways to make th...
Dec 07, 2020
Trucking notes
Pride Transport boosts driver pay, Averitt Dallas associates give back, Schneider wins award By Wright Media staffPride Transport has given its dr...
Dec 04, 2020
‘Tis the Season of Black Ice and Chained Tires
By Reagan Payne Drivers and their families alike want them to stay safe on the roads this icy season. Not only does safe driving protect the carg...
Dec 01, 2020
Incentive Surge in Supply Chain
By Reagan Payne As the global pandemic continues to surge in the United States, supply chain companies are continuing their efforts to address gro...
Nov 24, 2020
Holiday Hopes for Safe Travels
By Reagan Payne Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, but not all the relatives are coming in. AAA estimates air travel will be down by half this hol...
Nov 24, 2020
TCA Recognizes Fleet Safety Award Winners
5 HireMaster clients among 18 carriers honored for low accident frequency ratios Five trucking companies who trust HireMaster to find some of the ...
Nov 19, 2020
Transport America Dedicated to Dedicated
By Reagan Payne Dedicated shipping is a growing favorite in the trucking industry. From the shipper to the customer, and even the drivers themselv...
Nov 19, 2020
Rainbow Rider Makes Colorful Comeback
By Reagan Payne Hirschbach Motor Lines recently unveiled the newly wrapped, pride-themed Rainbow Rider Truck with LGBT Truckers, the first and lar...
Nov 18, 2020
Walmart Makes Room for E-Commerce
By Reagan PayneThe global pandemic known as “The Coronavirus” keeps most Americans from their once-leisurely grocery store stroll. With masks and fea...
Nov 17, 2020
Trucking Treats Toys for Tots
We love to see big companies giving back during the holiday season, especially in these trying times we all know as “2020.” Many families around the ...
Nov 17, 2020
Amazon Joins Middle-Mile Logistics
By Reagan PayneWhen the public thinks of Amazon delivery, Prime comes to mind for most. They have recently been notorious for their last-mile deliver...
Nov 13, 2020
$5,000 Bet on New Drivers
By Reagan PayneAnyone in the trucking industry is no stranger to the truck driver turnover rate. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA)...
Nov 13, 2020
U.S. Xpress, Cargo Amp Up Incentives for Drivers
By Reagan PayneTruck drivers are in high demand these days and the only thing more important than getting them is keeping them. That’s why companies ...
Nov 11, 2020
Lehr Honored, Humbled to Drive Another Schneider Ride of Pride Truck
By Al Muskewitz In 19 years as a professional truck driver and training engineer for Schneider, Tom Lehr has hauled everything from airbags to zip...
Nov 09, 2020
Opportunities Expand as Hornady Completes Merger with BTC
By Wright Media staffFourteen months after it was announced by Daseke Inc. as part of a company-wide operational plan, Hornady Transportation has ann...
Nov 06, 2020
Trucking Answered the Call in 2020
By Al MuskewitzThe profile of the American trucker has been raised perhaps to its highest level in a generation as the nation battles to maintain its...
Oct 27, 2020
ACT Consistently a Best Fleet and Top Transport Company for Women
By Al Muskewitz American Central Transport (ACT) has long been out front as one of the nation’s premier dry van trucking companies, but over the p...
Oct 23, 2020
Truckers Deliver the Goods and Get the Word Out
By Al MuskewitzBig rig trucks are known for delivering the essential goods and products that keep America moving, but their immense size also make th...
Oct 15, 2020
Frazier Receives ATA Award from Familiar Presenter
By Al Muskewitz BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – It’s been about six months since Matt Frazier was named Safety Professional of the Year by the Alabama Trucking...
Oct 13, 2020
Schneider Recognized as a Best Employer for Women
By Al Muskewitz The number of women drivers in the trucking industry is growing, perhaps not at as fast enough pace for some but growing nonethele...
Sep 21, 2020
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Well Underway
Carriers finding ways to recognize their drivers' work in this age of COVID-19; general public plays a role, too By Al MuskewitzNational Truck Dri...
Sep 15, 2020
Driving Into History
4 Women Drivers Take Part in Historic Convoy to Recognize the Anniversary of First Women’s Vote By AL MUSKEWITZ Four pioneering women in the Am...
Sep 03, 2020
Drivers, Riders Gather To Help A Friend
By Al Muskewitz Friends and colleagues of LB3 driver Jeff Watson are putting together a fundraising motorcycle ride around Alabama's scenic Calhou...
Aug 24, 2020
Jury Awards Continue to Rise; Carriers Seek Tort Reform
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in November 2019 and has been reprinted with updated information.By Al MuskewitzEverybody laughs at tho...
Jun 26, 2020
'Old-school' Driver Learns New Trick
Veteran Jeff Watson has come to embrace the TDC experience, wins LB3's in-house event over the weekend By Al MuskewitzWEDOWEE, Ala. – Jeff Watson ...
Jun 08, 2020
Record Ride
Big G Express driver's Motorcycle Ride draws 148 bikes, raises $25,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital By Al MuskewitzIt takes a lot to ...
Jun 02, 2020
Going the Extra Mile
Big G Express driver Tim Chelette rolling out his fifth annual motorcycle ride through Tennessee next weekend to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Resear...
May 22, 2020
LB3 Humbled by Major State Safety Award
By Al MuskewitzWEDOWEE, Ala. – LB3 has a simple yet award winningly effective approach to trucking safety on the highway. Keep maintanence sta...
May 19, 2020
Alabama Carrier LB3 Hosting Its Own TDC
By Al MuskewitzThe state and national Truck Driving Championships may have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but one Alabama c...
May 17, 2020
Indiana Carrier Donates 500 Face Masks to Local Firms
Indiana-headquartered Fraley and Schilling Trucking recently stepped up as a good corporate neighbor and donated 500 reusable protective face masks t...
May 12, 2020
ATA Recognizes Fleet Safety Winners
Four professionals, one fleet take home Alabama top honors during sharp social media presentation; ATA Comp Fund winners also announced By Al Musk...
May 01, 2020
Trucks Get Through Tough Spots Quicker as Traffic Thinned by COVID-19
By Al Muskewitz TLD Logisitics independent contractor Buddy White told Wright Media two weeks ago how breezy his usual bumper-to-bumper morning rush-...
Mar 24, 2020
Iowa Providing Lunches for Truckers
By Al MuskewitzTruckers moving goods across Iowa the next two days will have access to a box lunch provided in appreciation of their efforts by the I...
Mar 24, 2020
Truckers, Now 'National Interests,' Leading the Way in Crisis Relief
By Al MuskewitzIn the most ordinary of times, the American economy runs on trucking. But these are extraordinary times and the country is looking tow...
Mar 22, 2020
Montgomery Entities Operating at Full Capacity
By Al MuskewitzWhile companies across the country are wrestling with ways to keep their businesses going through the challenge of the coronavirus cri...
Mar 17, 2020
Taggart keeps you moving
By Al Muskewitz Like a lot of trucking companies in the United States, Taggart Transportation is always looking for a few good men (and women) to put...
Mar 11, 2020
TLD Begins Relief Effort for Tennessee Storm Victims
By Al Muskewitz TLD Logistics Services prides itself on being a good corporate neighbor and in times like these in Tennessee it has put that commitme...
Mar 04, 2020
Best of Best Fleets Named
By Wright Media StaffKISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Boyle Transportation and Nussbaum Transportation have been named overall winners of the 2020 Best Fleets to D...
Mar 02, 2020
N.J. Still Nation's No. 1 Bottleneck
Atlanta’s I-285/I-85 interchange remains No. 2 on list, but Nashville connector jumps five spots to No. 3 By Al Muskewitz Any driver who has been stu...
Feb 19, 2020
TLD Ambassadors Help Keep Lines of Communication Open
By Al MuskewitzKevin Freeman runs a pretty straightforward dedicated refrigerated route for TLD Logistics between Tupelo and the Upper Midwest, so wh...
Feb 12, 2020
TLD a Best Fleet For 5th Year in Row
UPDATEDBy Al MuskewitzThe senior management team at TLD Logistics Services huddled over the laptop in president Jim Peters’ office early Thursday mor...
Jan 30, 2020
Talladega, Trucking, NASCAR Mourn the Death of John Ray
By Russell BranhamTalladega SuperspeedwayTALLADEGA, Ala.–John Ray, one of Talladega Superspeedway’s treasured family members whose diesel big rig spo...
Jan 27, 2020
Averitt Employees Donate Record $1M to St. Jude
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express drivers and other employees stepped up in 2019 to produce the company's first $1 million donation to St. Jude Chi...
Jan 16, 2020
CFI recognized for safety
By Wright Media staff HireMaster client CFI is one of 18 trucking companies across North America recognized today for its outstanding safety practice...
Jan 09, 2020
Crane Gem of a TMC Trainer
By Wright Media staff DES MOINES, Iowa – Bill Crane was in the jewelry business before he signed on to drive with TMC Transportation. Now, he’s a gem...
Jan 06, 2020
Drivers Aren't Only Ones Affected When a Company Shuts Down
 By Al Muskewitz When a trucking company shutters its operation like Celadon did earlier this week the fallout leaves a lot more than drivers scrambl...
Dec 13, 2019
Teddy's Trucker's Offering Support to Celadon Drivers
By Al Muskewitz When a trucking company closes its doors the timing, regardless of the rumors, is sudden and the impact, especially if it’s a big com...
Dec 09, 2019
Jury Verdicts Continue to Rise; Carriers Seek Tort Reform
By Al MuskewitzEverybody laughs at those loud, often obnoxious television ads from lawyers going on about how much money they can win for their clien...
Nov 21, 2019
Isaac Named TMC September Trainer of the Month
DES MOINES, Iowa –David Isaac started at TMC Transportation on Valentine’s Day 2014 and has been in love with the Black and Chrome ever since. The...
Nov 13, 2019
Covenant Introduces Landmark Driving Program for Hiring Veterans
By Wright Media staff CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Appropriately on Veterans Day, Covenant Transport has created a landmark military hiring program it hopes ...
Nov 11, 2019
TLD Uses Analytics To Improve Safety
By Al MuskewitzAnalytics turned a rebuilt Oakland Athletics team back into a 100-win pennant contender in 2002, made general manager Billy Beane an o...
Nov 04, 2019
Oakley Dishes the Dirt on Big-Time Sports
By Al MuskewitzLike most American sports fans, Oakley Trucking operations manager Nick Dulaney will find himself watching some of the MLB playoffs at...
Oct 01, 2019
Hawes Named TMC's August Trainer of the Month
By Al Muskewitz DES MOINES, Iowa –When it comes to life on the road, James Hawes is no stranger to the trucking industry. He came to TMC Transportati...
Sep 30, 2019
Big Rig at 'Dega
Iconic Peterbilt part of the Talladega Garage ExperienceTALLADEGA, Ala. – When NASCAR fans at Talladega Superspeedway see Johnny Ray’s iconic Peterbi...
Sep 25, 2019
ATA Golf Classic enjoys record day
By Al Muskewitz PRATTVILLE, Ala. – All you needed to know about the health, strength and vibrancy of the Alabama trucking industry was to look at the...
Sep 25, 2019
5 drivers win big during Averitt's NDAW activities
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Five lucky Averitt Express over-the-road drivers had their names drawn to be assigned brand-new 2020 Freightliners, highlighting ...
Sep 25, 2019
Big G appreciation
Tennessee carrier's largest Driver Appreciation Week program just an extension of what it does for drivers all year longBy Al MuskewitzThe management...
Sep 20, 2019
Wiegand remembered as leader, friend
TLD Logistics' safety manager passed away Aug. 9 leaving behind a legacy of service to country, industryBy Al MuskewitzThe last time TLD Logistics pr...
Aug 30, 2019
Colson may not drive a truck, but he's a trucker
Alabama Trucking Association’s new president brings passion, enthusiasm to spread the state industry’s storyBy Al MuskewitzWright Media EditorMark Co...
Aug 28, 2019
After going back-to-back in NTDC, Woodrome goes back to work
By Al MuskewitzWright Media Editor So, Scott Woodrome, you just won the National Truck Driving Championship for the second year in a row – a rare fea...
Aug 20, 2019
Collaboration Never Looked So Good
Cell phone company is stepping out of their comfort zone to grow! ...
Aug 19, 2019
Woodrome repeats
Ohio driver goes back-to-back as Grand Champion at National Truck Driving Championships, first to do so since 1999By Al MuskewitzPITTSBURGH, Pa. -- S...
Aug 18, 2019
NTDC gets underway
Trucking’s 'Super Bowl of Safety' heads into the driving segment FridayPITTSBURGH, Pa. – More than 400 of the trucking industry’s best drivers – 427 ...
Aug 15, 2019
Leech wins TMC June trainer award
DES MOINES, Iowa – Anthony Leech twice has taken a leap of faith and he’s discovered both times he really enjoys what was on the other side.The lates...
Aug 08, 2019
Heath moving the (supply) chains
Pro football veteran starts second career as president of Atlanta-based 3PL startup, HeathPro Logistics By Al MuskewitzWright Media Editor-in-Chie...
Aug 05, 2019
Averitt Recognized as a Best Large Employer
Averitt Express was recently named to Forbes magazine’s list of 2019 America’s Best Large Employers. The Cookeville, Tenn.-based carrier came ...
Jul 30, 2019
Growing Company...Great for Local Economy
Manito Transit creates traction and growth Its always good to see that regardless of the unforeseen transit and freight slow down that there a...
Jul 30, 2019
Very easy rider
TLD’s Dickerson spends his down time seeing all the USA on his motorcycleBy Al MuskewitzWright Media Editor-in-ChiefThe recreational activities an ov...
Jul 24, 2019
Driver Mentors...
Growing Interest with Women and Trucking There has been more traction and interest with women and choosing to drive trucks. However, there have b...
Jul 15, 2019
Butts TMC Trainer of Month
DES MOINES, Iowa – Captain Jelly Bean, Mr. Positive, Deputy Sunflower. No, they’re not the newest group of superheroes in the Marvel Universe, just a...
Jul 11, 2019
Carriers Offering Second-Chance Opportunities
Trucking Companies Provide Employment Options for Those With Records By HireMaster staff Persons living with a criminal conviction on their rec...
Jul 08, 2019
"Pulling for Hayden"
Great Plains Trucking steps in to help... One of their own, Steve Murnahan, prayed for ways to help his son as he is in need of a kidney transplan...
Jul 08, 2019
Perks of Being an Owner Operator
In today’s growing trucking industry, there are many benefits of being an owner operator. Company drivers often have little or no say in where they d...
Jul 02, 2019
Milan Celebrates Turning 50
Tennessee carrier commemorates golden anniversary By Wright Media staff JACKSON, Tenn. — Milan Supply Chain Solutions celebrated 50 years in th...
Jul 02, 2019
Nice Touch on Independence Day
Visit your nearby TravelCenter of America and EAT FREE On July 4th, all TravelCenters of America are saluting all active duty military, veterans a...
Jul 02, 2019
Trucking used as an advertising CATALYST for a major tourism campaign
Moving Billboards Enhances Tourism West Virginia is taking advertising to the next level when it comes to tourism. Utilizing the trucking indu...
Jul 01, 2019
Workforce Development Addresses Shortage of Truck Drivers in ALABAMA
Alabama moves in the RIGHT direction! Recently, Governor Ivey signed a bill that would allow individuals to move into the Trucking industry ...
Jul 01, 2019
“Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award
Written by Wright Media Staff: There are more incentives in the trucking industry then you can count on one hand, whether it is great pay,...
Jun 26, 2019
HIRE LOCAL, DRIVE LOCAL...
Cargo Transporters is trying something NEW Written ByHireMaster Staff It's no surprise transportation companies are figuring out ways to improv...
Jun 26, 2019
AIRLESS TIRES...WHAT?!?!
Potential to radically change rolling rubber...... Michelin makes great strides in tire innovation. Looking to design and develop an airless tire ...
Jun 26, 2019
What does it take to be a Long Haul Driver today?
Starting a career in the trucking industry is a fairly easy process as long as certain boxes can be checked on the application. With becoming a Long ...
Jun 25, 2019
Alabama Gov. Signs Under-21 Driving Bill
Bill pertains to intrastate commerce and carries restrictions By Al Muskewitz Wright Media Editor-in-Chief PELHAM, Ala. – Frank Filgo’s 24-y...
Jun 25, 2019
Hawk soars to Alabama TDC crown
Ten-year FedEx Freight veteran credits hard work for bringing overall title By Al Muskewitz Wright Media Editor-in-Chief PELHAM, Ala. – Davi...
Jun 25, 2019