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Local trucking company was bought. Here is why that matters - The News Tribune


The News Tribune

Local trucking company was bought. Here is why that matters
The News Tribune
Consolidation is ahead in the Heartland-Interstate deal, according to an investor presentation on the acquisition, though no details were provided on the number of jobs that might be cut in the consolidation process. “There's been a flurry of trucking ...


The 15 most dangerous jobs in the US - Rapid City Journal

Rapid City Journal

The 15 most dangerous jobs in the US
Rapid City Journal
But which jobs were the most dangerous? Reality shows like "Ice Road Truckers" and "Ax Men" have popularized a certain image of high-danger jobs. While there's no denying the risks of logging or arctic trucking, many of America's most dangerous ...

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Trucking jobs down for third consecutive month - Land Line Magazine

Trucking jobs down for third consecutive month
Land Line Magazine
Trucking experienced the largest loss with 1,400 fewer jobs, trailed by rail transport, “support activities for transportation” and warehousing and storage all with 800 jobs lost each. Only four of 10 subsectors experienced gains, making couriers ...


ROAD WARRIORS: Jobs in trucking industry remain plentiful - News Courier

News Courier

ROAD WARRIORS: Jobs in trucking industry remain plentiful
News Courier
“The problem with trucking is, when (the industry) is good, it's good, but if the economy tightens up, you have people looking for work and switching jobs.” Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers earn a mean wage of $19.28 per hour. Boswell said ...

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Parkland program keeps on truckin' - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Parkland program keeps on truckin'
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Going through the job process online, this just pops out." In four weeks, drivers can get a CDL and are nearly guaranteed a decent-paying job, 160 Driving Academy Founder Steve Gold said, due to a shortage of truckers. "For those who are qualified ...


Trucking and Transportation Jobs under Discussion - Dothan First

Dothan First

Trucking and Transportation Jobs under Discussion
Dothan First
The Wiregrass and other surrounding locations are known for their Agriculture and Medical jobs; but what about the demands for trucking and transportation. Regional Workforce Councils Division, Robert Fortner says. "Primary need in this region South ...


Truck Driver Shortage In Charlotte, CPCC Helps - WFAE

WFAE

Truck Driver Shortage In Charlotte, CPCC Helps
WFAE
He's searching the American Trucking Association's database for job openings. The Charlotte region has over 17,000 truck drivers. That's a lot for a region this size. Mahmassani says it also has a higher number of job openings and those postings are ...


Is US trucking employment rolling downhill? - JOC.com

JOC.com

Is US trucking employment rolling downhill?
JOC.com
Seasonally adjusted for-hire trucking employment dropped in June, as companies tracked by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shed 1,400 jobs, according to the labor department agency. The job loss in June was the third consecutive monthly decline ...


Boom time for job recruiters - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Boom time for job recruiters
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
While headhunters can get lofty retainers for executive positions, a 16-year low unemployment rate and a record-high number of job openings are turning workers across all sorts of industries – from construction to trucking to software engineering ...


From the files July 20, 2017 - The Keene Sentinel

From the files July 20, 2017
The Keene Sentinel
... million food warehouse in Brattleboro. The warehouse will mean 360 C&S jobs when it's up and running, said Joel R. Cherington, vice president of corporate affairs. It will also provide 200 trucking jobs for outside companies and up to 150 ...


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TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.07.22
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending July 22, 2017. We welcome
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.07.15
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending July 15, 2017. We welcome
Falcon Eye Dash Cams
Falcon Eye Dash cams, until further notrice, not recommending them any more. I've attempted to contact them, with noreply. 4 cam system costing well over
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.07.08
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending July 8, 2017. We welcome your
Shower fee at Portage, Wisconsin, Petro infuriates trucker's wife
Note: A trucker's wife who wants to be identified only by her initials, P.H., wrote a post on one of the groups on Facebook about a situation that transpired
Garmin dezcamlm
Over all a good product, as always finding addresses can be confusing. Cr- state Route or odd address such as N58 w17350 Shawn cir,Menomonee falls,wi.
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.07.01
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending July 1, 2017. We welcome your
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.06.24
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending June 24, 2017. We welcome
how to stay cool without an APU
How can I stay cool without an APU? ----- Response from Vicki: Thank you for asking a question about how to stay cool without an APU. This is an ultra-important
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.06.17
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending June 17, 2017. We welcome
IS IT MY RESPONSIBILITY TO PALLET JACK THE LOAD TO BACK OF TRAILER SO THE RECEIVING PARTY CAN FORK LIFT IT OFF
IS IT MY RESPONSIBILITY TO PALLET JACK THE LOAD TO BACK OF TRAILER SO THE RECEIVING PARTY CAN FORK LIFT IT OFF? ----- Response from Mike: Hi, Jennifer.
Married Couple Showers
At Truckstop Showers can a married couple shower together? Do we have to have our own time? ----- Response from Vicki: Hi, Juliette. Thanks for asking
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.06.10
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending June 10, 2017. We welcome
Drugged Driving or 'Driving While Medicated' Can Be a Big Problem
From time to time, Vicki reads an article about a trucker who experienced a medical emergency being involved in an incident or accident. Sometimes the
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.06.03
This is the TDMST Weekly Round-Up of news affecting professional truck drivers, written by Vicki Simons for the week ending June 3, 2017. We welcome your
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
TDMST Weekly Round-Up: 2017.04.08
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

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