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Uber launches Uber Freight, its app for long-haul trucking jobs - The Verge


The Verge

Uber launches Uber Freight, its app for long-haul trucking jobs
The Verge
Once they arrive in that destination and make the delivery they can then, like an Uber cab driver, find the next job. Uber says that Uber Freight will help “level the playing field” for truckers, perhaps hinting at the inequality that plagues the ...
Uber—which is anti-union and wants to automate trucking—launched a platform for truckersQuartz
Uber Launches Freight App for Long-Haul Trucking JobsSupply & Demand Chain Executive
Uber Freight Is the First Step to Automating Away TruckersMIT Technology Review
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Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like 'Throwaway People' - New York Times

New York Times

Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like 'Throwaway People'
New York Times
At a moment when President Trump has ignited a national discussion of blue-collar labor and even climbed into a truck during a White House event, trucking, which was once among the best-paying such jobs, has become low-wage, grinding, unhealthy work.

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Goldman Sachs Thinks Self-Driving Vehicles Will Cause the Trucking Industry to Hemorrhage Jobs - TheStreet.com

TheStreet.com

Goldman Sachs Thinks Self-Driving Vehicles Will Cause the Trucking Industry to Hemorrhage Jobs
TheStreet.com
Autonomous vehicles will cause substantial job losses in American trucking when their full societal impact is felt, according to a report from Goldman Sachs. When self-driving car saturation tops, U.S. drivers could see job losses at a rate of 25,000 a ...
Goldman Sachs analysis of autonomous vehicle job loss - CNBC.comCNBC

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Daseke offers ownership stake to drivers - American Trucker

American Trucker

Daseke offers ownership stake to drivers
American Trucker
To our knowledge, we are the first public for-hire trucking company to have a program that makes professional truck drivers company shareholders. “It's very exciting for me personally. A driver stock program was something I have been passionate about ...


NYT: America's Truckers Feel Like 'Throwaway People' - Newsmax

Newsmax

NYT: America's Truckers Feel Like 'Throwaway People'
Newsmax
“We're throwaway people,” Greg Simmons, a trucker interviewed by the NYT. “Nobody cares about us. Everybody's perception of a truck driver is we clog up traffic, we get in the way, we pollute the environment.” The job dissatisfaction shows in the ...

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Nextran trucking facility creating 80 new jobs in Duluth - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nextran trucking facility creating 80 new jobs in Duluth
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Nextran Corporation has opened a new 55,000-square-foot facility at 1735 Breckinridge Plaza in unicorporated Duluth. Courtesy Nextran Corporation. Nextran Corporation has opened a new 55,000-square-foot facility at 1735 Breckinridge Plaza, near ...


Senators ask for report on potential impact of autonomous trucks on driver jobs - Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal

Senators ask for report on potential impact of autonomous trucks on driver jobs
Commercial Carrier Journal
Senators Susan Collins (R-Me.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have asked the Government Accountability Office to look into autonomous truck technology and its potential to displace workers. The chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Transportation, ...


Americans who need jobs aren't going where the jobs are - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance

Americans who need jobs aren't going where the jobs are
Yahoo Finance
It means the jobs aren't located where the jobless live, or the available jobs require skills the jobless don't have. It's also possible some people who aren't working simply don't want the jobs that are available. Trucking companies, for instance, are ...

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Trucking firm to cut 127 jobs in North Carolina - Triangle Business Journal

Triangle Business Journal

Trucking firm to cut 127 jobs in North Carolina
Triangle Business Journal
The hub, which breaks ground in 2018, is expected to funnel $125 million to the North Carolina economy, creating up to 300 short-term jobs and 300 long-term terminal operation positions. But the real benefit may be in the jobs it's expected to attract ...


From cowboys to robots: truckers wary of autonomous rigs - Chicago ... - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

From cowboys to robots: truckers wary of autonomous rigs - Chicago ...
Chicago Tribune
Danny Spell thinks that the idea that a robot will be driving his 18-wheeler one of these days is hogwash.

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TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.05.27
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending May 27, 2017. We welcome your
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.05.20
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending May 20, 2017. We welcome your
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.05.13
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending May 13, 2017. We welcome your
Max Burton stove to go
This stove works great, I love it. But it doesn't last, I've had it a month and it's no longer working. I can plug it in the light comes on showing there
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.05.06
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending May 6, 2017. We welcome your
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.04.29
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending April 29, 2017. We welcome
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.04.22
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending April 22, 2017. We welcome
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.04.15
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending April 15, 2017. We welcome
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This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending April 8, 2017. We welcome
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.04.01
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending April 1, 2017. 1. A March
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.03.25
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending March 25, 2017. 1. The 2017
TA truck stop hillsboro tx
avoid their shop they will rip you off with labour charge, took long time to fixed my light after unexperienced mechanics just walked around take his sweet
Old iPhone
Next time you upgrade your smart phone just use your old one for a dash cam. Lots of good free apps out there. I like the large screen. Nexar had an inexpensive
On Death and Dying On the Job as a Professional Truck Driver
No one wants to talk about it, but professional truck drivers should deal with the possibility of death and dying on the job ahead of time.
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.02.25
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending February 25, 2017. 1. If
On Truckers Software: Costs to Upgrade Software and Alternatives
When a function on your truckers software stops working, should you pay to upgrade software or try a different solution? We examined this...
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.02.18
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending February 18, 2017. 1. If
Excellent Engine
I had one of them dam days where this boy could not get this truck going. Hours later they told me I needed an engine. I was down about 12 mikes from the
Record book
I have been using the USA Trucker's Daily and Monthly Record book. I cannot find it locally. Can you tell me where I can find it? ----- Response from
Great Service
They have always done maginificent job with me several times!!! Your an idiot if you don't get then for your rep. I Been driving for 35 years and its all
Logs
If you work for a temp agency who do you turn your logs into,the temp agency or the company you are driving for? ----- Response from Vicki: Hello. As
Max Burton Digital Stove To Go
This is the third Burton the first was the little oven that looks like it baked bread. That one worked maybe three times brought it back to the T/A thought
Truckers, have you used the "free mobile app called Park My Truck to locate an available" truck parking space -- even during times when truck parking is hard to come by? How well does it work?
Please comment on our Trucker Apps page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijzaVI
Owner-operators, do you pass along the increased cost of tolls to your customers or absorb it in your budget?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijuKhj
Truckers, how much extra do you think regulation will cost you in 2017?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijoupX
Drivers of Nikola One and Two fuel cell-electric heavy trucks, how much money could "recycling of the chassis and components" save you?
Please comment on our Truck Parts page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijve7e
Truckers, if you have a HydraGen System installed on your truck, have you experienced anywhere near "a 19.2% reduction in fuel consumption"? By how much has your engine oil life increased?
Please review this product on our Truck Parts page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijrJhn
Truckers, will an "increase from 60 to 65 mph for commercial trucks" on Michigan roads prove to be safer or leading to more -- or more costly -- accidents?
Please share your thoughts on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijvdjM
Truckers, regarding J.J. Keller & Associates' "Injury Prevention for CMV Drivers training program", how much money do you think you'll save and how many non-fatal injuries do you think it will prevent?
Please comment on our Health and Wellness page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijtbjG
Truckers, will saving money every time you cross one of the Kentucky-Indiana bridges where tolling began in December push you to get a transponder?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijtbQv
Professional truck drivers, how much money do you think that "open-road tolling in New York City" will help you save?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijozu0
Truckers, do you use a a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on your truck? How much time and money would you say that it has saved you?
Please comment on our Truck Parts page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijoJBx
C.R. England driver, if you were one of the 6,336 drivers who received part of the $2.35 million that was ordered to be paid, was it enough to pay for your all of your working time?
Please comment on our Budgeting page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijkPIC
Truckers, have you ever used recycled, reconditioned or remanufactured parts on your truck? What was your experience?
Please comment on our Truck Parts page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijvvqI
Truckers, will you actively avoid picking up or delivering freight to "The 10 U.S. counties with the most cargo thefts"? Why or why not?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijz1S3
Truckers, if you plan to invest in Dometic's Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air conditioner combined with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic Panel system, how much money do you think you will save?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijqYER
If the EPA's "Phase 2 rules" will require some box van trailers to reduce fuel consumption by "3 percent to 8 percent" how much will this cost professional truck drivers up-front and will they see an ROI?
Please comment on our Truck Operations page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijjuS6
CFI drivers, will your 2-cents-per-mile pay increase completely offset the effect of inflation?
Please comment on our Budgeting page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ijubEg
How do you stay warm in your truck in the winter as frugally as possible, trucker?
Comment on our Truck Parts page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2j5P0jL
Wasn't the purpose of health care professionals obtaining a "Medical Examiner's Certificate" supposed to stop problems with truckers getting DOT physicals only by trustworthy persons?
Is the problem in the article indicative of the fact that the federal regulation isn't working? Comment on our Health and Wellness page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iiif5C
Will the 6,600 truckers who underwent DOT physicals through this "authorized" medical examiner file a lawsuit against him for failure to perform required tests and falsifying records?
If you're affected by this, how much will having to get re-examined cost you, trucker? Comment on our Health and Wellness page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iiif5C
How do you protect yourself against being kidnapped and robbed as a trucker?
Share your insights about self-defense on our Health and Wellness page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2iicWmV
Owner-operators, when was the last time you shopped around for a better deal on truck insurance?
Comment on our Truck Operations Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ii7mRC
Does your trucking company encourage its employees to open a 'health savings account'?
How do you feel about that? Comment on our Employee Benefits page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2ii2coq
Lost my log book what to do?
I lost my log book what do I do now? ----- Response from Vicki: Hello, and thank you for asking a question on our website. First, you never want to
Honest man!
I recently got my old tired freighliner stuck in Chicago almost on the indiana border. I ended up needing an injector. I went to an LKQ that was about
Truckers, is your trucking company investing in your employee development or growth? If so, how?
Comment on our Employee Benefits page. Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2irfA6j
How much drive time would you say you've lost in the last month due to lack of truck parking, trucker?
Contributing article: http://bit.ly/2hzb1c7
Independant OTR Free Healthcare
Many drivers complain of the the salary restricted by the 70 hr workweek, fuel taxes fuel incentive rates. But nothing is done about it. I propose to legislate
Truckers Using Direct Deposit as a Means of Saving Money
Although many people are aware of using direct deposit as a means of getting paid faster, are you aware that it can also save you money? We'll share with you money saving tips on this service...
About Us: Blending Our Passion for Truck Driving and Saving Money
Learn about us and how we've blended our passion for truck driving and saving money. It's behind all we do at Truck-Drivers-Money-Saving-Tips.com.
outstanding!
I truly love the Lil stove takes up very little space and so far iv found nothing I can't cook with it. I'm only on the road 5 or6 days at a time so useualy
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Professional truck drivers have demanding jobs. The time-tested money saving tips on our site provide them with ways to keep more of their hard earned paychecks.
What does "follow your tandems" mean in regards to alley docking?
What does follow your tandems mean in regards to alley docking? ----- Response from Vicki: Hello, Lorraine, Thanks for asking a question about following
RoadPro Lunchbox
I have been using these things for 16 or so years now and have probably owned 4 or 5 in that time. There are two main problems with the RoadPro. the

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