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Driving forces: Women taking on more lucrative trucker jobs - American Trucker
Driving forces: Women taking on more lucrative trucker jobs  American Trucker

With women underrepresented among professional truck drivers and an industry long facing a shortage, one company finds more females applying to be heavy ...


Trucking companies are hiring felons to fill thousands of driver openings - Chico Enterprise-Record
Trucking companies are hiring felons to fill thousands of driver openings  Chico Enterprise-Record

John Lauria spends his working hours driving a truck loaded with cases of juice, tea and energy drinks. It's quite an about-face for the 49-year-old Rosemead ...


Sugar Land Jobs: 186 CDL Jobs Available - Sugarland, TX Patch
Sugar Land Jobs: 186 CDL Jobs Available  Sugarland, TX Patch

186 CDL Jobs Available in Sugar Land - Sugar Land, TX - Find your calling on the open road with any of the jobs open for CDL drivers in ...


Santa Maria City Council votes to support oil trucking proposal - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Santa Maria City Council votes to support oil trucking proposal  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

The Santa Maria City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution supporting a plan to truck crude oil through the area. In 2015, ExxonMobil shut down its ...


Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage - Drivers - Heavy Duty Trucking
Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage - Drivers  Heavy Duty Trucking

The American Trucking Associations has long said there s a severe driver shortage, driven by factors such as demographic changes and an overall tight work ...


Feds say that the ‘truck driver shortage’ isn’t real - CDLLife
Feds say that the ‘truck driver shortage’ isn’t real  CDLLife

A newly published report from the U.S. Department of Labor says that the controversial 'truck driver shortage' does not exist.


Carbon tax threatens trucking jobs, says Ontario premier - Truck News
Carbon tax threatens trucking jobs, says Ontario premier  Truck News

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Ontario Premier Doug Ford focused on the trucking industry today as he continued to sound the alarm about a federally imposed carbon tax ...


Job growth tumbled to lowest point on over a year, but trucking hires push on - FreightWaves
Job growth tumbled to lowest point on over a year, but trucking hires push on  FreightWaves

Job growth fell well short of expectations in February, as the economy added the fewest workers to payrolls since 2017. Hiring slumped in several industries ...


Presidential candidate says driverless trucks will cause ‘mass riots’ - CDLLife
Presidential candidate says driverless trucks will cause ‘mass riots’  CDLLife

A Democratic presidential candidate is making headlines for his bold predictions about how he believes truck drivers will fight back violently if autonomous ...


Queer Truckers: Inside the Growing World of LGBTQ Truck Drivers - Rolling Stone
Queer Truckers: Inside the Growing World of LGBTQ Truck Drivers  Rolling Stone

Climbing up into the seat of her first big rig truck, author Anne Balay felt powerful instead of angry. Semis tower menacingly above all other vehicles. Looking out ...


BLS cites lack of pay – not drivers – as cause for driver shortage - FreightWaves
BLS cites lack of pay – not drivers – as cause for driver shortage  FreightWaves

Low wages may be more responsible for high driver turnover than a lack of qualified workers to supply the trucking industry, according to a study released by the ...


Trucking company closing to cost 90 Columbus workers their jobs - The Columbus Dispatch
Trucking company closing to cost 90 Columbus workers their jobs  The Columbus Dispatch

New England Motor Freight will lay off all 264 of its employees in Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo and Richfield, Ohio, while closing all its facilities.A total of 90 ...


More than 400 Louisville workers to get new jobs with trucking firm - Courier Journal
More than 400 Louisville workers to get new jobs with trucking firm  Courier Journal

This story has been updated with comments from a local union president to reflect how the 425 employees will remain employed by a new contractor. A Kansas ...


Parcel carriers cut jobs, while warehousing and trucking add positions - Supply Chain Dive
Parcel carriers cut jobs, while warehousing and trucking add positions  Supply Chain Dive

Dive Brief: Courier and messenger companies slashed their workforce by 9,700 in February, while warehouse operators and trucking companies added 4,800 ...


Automated Trucking: Federal Agencies Should Take Additional Steps to Prepare for Potential Workforce Effects - Government Accountability Office
Automated Trucking: Federal Agencies Should Take Additional Steps to Prepare for Potential Workforce Effects  Government Accountability Office

GAO-19-161 What could self-driving trucks mean for hundreds of thousands of the nation's long-haul truck drivers? We found two possible scenarios: Long-haul ...


7 trucking jobs up for grabs right now - Big Rigs
7 trucking jobs up for grabs right now  Big Rigs

ARE you looking for a new career or want a change or scenery? Here are seven jobs going right now.


Memphis trucking company announces Memphis expansion, 600 new jobs - FOX13 Memphis
Memphis trucking company announces Memphis expansion, 600 new jobs  FOX13 Memphis

More than 600 new jobs are coming to the Bluff City, according to an announcement made Tuesday.


The trucking industry faces major diesel mechanic shortage - Commercial Carrier Journal
The trucking industry faces major diesel mechanic shortage  Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking has thousands of steady well-paying technician positions available. So why can't the industry find anyone to hire? Diesel Mechanic Working in Shop.


AI and Trucking's Future Workforce - Transport Topics Online
AI and Trucking's Future Workforce  Transport Topics Online

As artificial intelligence grows more sophisticated and becomes increasingly accessible to businesses of all types, it will usher in significant changes across a ...


Trucking company bringing jobs to Marianna - WJHG-TV
Trucking company bringing jobs to Marianna  WJHG-TV

Sources in Marianna confirm a trucking company called Ruan is setting up a drop point in Jackson County.


Trucking employment climbs, Class 8 truck orders cool - Commercial Carrier Journal
Trucking employment climbs, Class 8 truck orders cool  Commercial Carrier Journal

CCJ's Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more. Trucking a bright spot amid ...


JNJ Logistics moving headquarters to Memphis, creating 610 jobs in 5 years - WMC
JNJ Logistics moving headquarters to Memphis, creating 610 jobs in 5 years  WMC

A trucking company is set to break ground in Memphis.


FreightWaves revolutionizing trucking, bringing new jobs to Chattanooga - WDEF News 12
FreightWaves revolutionizing trucking, bringing new jobs to Chattanooga  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A new way to do business in the trucking industry is starting right here in Chattanooga. FreightWaves expects to bring 300 jobs to ...


Trucking company brings jobs to new Jackson County location - Dothan Eagle
Trucking company brings jobs to new Jackson County location  Dothan Eagle

RUAN Transport Corporation rolled its first trucks into Marianna on Feb. 9, to begin the latest expansion of its partnership with Publix as a mover of the grocery ...


10 Perks Only Truck Drivers Get To Enjoy (10 Hard Truths They Have To Deal With) - HotCars
10 Perks Only Truck Drivers Get To Enjoy (10 Hard Truths They Have To Deal With)  HotCars

The life of a trucker is thought to consist of holding a steering wheel while ingesting gallons of coffee and sucking donuts down by the pack.


Search for truck drivers should include youth, urban centers, military: Spear - Truck News
Search for truck drivers should include youth, urban centers, military: Spear  Truck News

ATLANTA, Ga. – When American Trucking Associations president Chris Spear looks at youth, urban centers and military ranks, he sees opportunities to expand.


New England Motor Freight shutters numerous locations, cuts 47 Rochester jobs - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
New England Motor Freight shutters numerous locations, cuts 47 Rochester jobs  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

U.S. freight and trucking company New England Motor Freight shuttered its locations and laid off workers across the state last month, including 47 people in ...


Sen. Cotton again seeks to allow trained truck drivers under 21 to haul interstate freight - talkbusiness.net
Sen. Cotton again seeks to allow trained truck drivers under 21 to haul interstate freight  talkbusiness.net

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has renewed his support for a bill that would allow commercial truck drivers between 18 and 21 years old to haul freight across ...


Ex-offenders have a right to a job - Baltimore Sun
Ex-offenders have a right to a job  Baltimore Sun

Several national trade organizations have made it a priority to hire ex-offenders, a decision that could play a huge role in the rehabilitation of former inmates.


Driver shortage? Not according to the Labor Department - Fleet Owner
Driver shortage? Not according to the Labor Department  Fleet Owner

As the Labor Dept. reports there is no shortage of truck drivers, truckload execs discuss new steps that are needed to attract more talent to the industry.


Trucking Companies Want Younger Drivers. State Lines Are in the Way. - 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
Trucking Companies Want Younger Drivers. State Lines Are in the Way.  93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

(ANDERSON, Ind.) - Trucking companies want Congress to let them fill a driver shortage with 18-to-20-year-olds. Every state except Hawaii allows 18-year-olds ...


Andrew Yang: Andrew Yang is ready to talk robots automation on the Democratic debate stage - CBS News
Andrew Yang: Andrew Yang is ready to talk robots automation on the Democratic debate stage  CBS News

Andrew Yang's reason for running for president isn't quite like any of his fellow Democrats in the crowded field. Ask why he's campaigning and he won't point to ...


The Truth Behind Misconceptions About Trucking - SayCampusLife
The Truth Behind Misconceptions About Trucking  SayCampusLife

What do you know about trucking? It may be stories that have been told of long hours away from home. Well let's examine this misconceptions.


30 years later: Manteca rejection of Yellow Freight was sound move - Manteca Bulletin
30 years later: Manteca rejection of Yellow Freight was sound move  Manteca Bulletin

Yes, the times they are a changing. Thirty year ago half of Manteca was up in arms because the City Council at the time had the audacity to reject Yellow Freight ...


Reefer sadness: A long-haul driver's ELD lament - American Trucker
Reefer sadness: A long-haul driver's ELD lament  American Trucker

A long-haul trucker wrote about problems ELDs are causing such as truck drivers racing to find parking—as he was blocked in by another driver.


Radio Recap: Guests Discuss Actionable Data On Show 4 - Benzinga
Radio Recap: Guests Discuss Actionable Data On Show 4  Benzinga

FreightWaves Radio launched its fourth national show on Saturday, March 16 on SiriusXM's Road Dog Channel 146. Unlike other industry-specific radio ...


Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wages - The New York Times
Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wages  The New York Times

Progressives shouldn't fall for facile technology fatalism.


Omnitracs acquires Blue Dot Solutions for fleet management software - Fleet Owner
Omnitracs acquires Blue Dot Solutions for fleet management software  Fleet Owner

Omnitracs, LLC plans to integrate Blue Dot's modern, cloud-native MilesAhead platform and product suite into Omnitracs One – the new, unified platform will ...


Ford Adds 2nd North American Site to Build Battery Electrics; Michigan Workers to Make Its First Autonomous Vehicles - Associated Press
Ford Adds 2nd North American Site to Build Battery Electrics; Michigan Workers to Make Its First Autonomous Vehicles  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Reveals the New Upside Down Monster - Esquire.com
Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Reveals the New Upside Down Monster  Esquire.com

After surviving an attack from the Upside Down in the days after Halloween 1984, Stranger Things returns for a summer that can change everything, as the tag ...


Andrew Yang: the 2020 candidate warning of the rise of robots - The Guardian
Andrew Yang: the 2020 candidate warning of the rise of robots  The Guardian

The entrepreneur says Trump won the 2016 election because the US automated away jobs – so he wants to become president to do something about it.


Lawmakers introduce bill to exempt carriers with 10 or fewer trucks from ELD mandate - The Trucker
Lawmakers introduce bill to exempt carriers with 10 or fewer trucks from ELD mandate  The Trucker

WASHINGTON — Reps. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., and Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., have reintroduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation the two lawmakers said ...


Trucking jobs keep climbing as the job market stays strong - FreightWaves
Trucking jobs keep climbing as the job market stays strong  FreightWaves

The U.S economy added over 300000 jobs in January, marking the best monthly performance in nearly a year. Transportation and logistics employment ...


Women-owned businesses take top honors at Chamber awards luncheon - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Women-owned businesses take top honors at Chamber awards luncheon  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Women were the biggest winners at the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards on Wednesday as three out of the four businesses ...


SF meets Andrew Yang, a presidential candidate who’s attracting support from Millennials - San Francisco Chronicle
SF meets Andrew Yang, a presidential candidate who’s attracting support from Millennials  San Francisco Chronicle

The unlikely presidential run of Andrew Yang, who is proposing a $1,000-a-month “freedom dividend” to every adult in America, rolled Friday into San Francisco, ...


More women getting behind the wheel for trucking jobs - ABC15 Arizona
More women getting behind the wheel for trucking jobs  ABC15 Arizona

The focuses of the nation right now are the election and the colorfully described "pink wave" in Washington, D.C., in which a record number of women were ...


Self-Driving Technology Threatens Nearly 300,000 Trucking Jobs, Report Says - The Wall Street Journal
Self-Driving Technology Threatens Nearly 300,000 Trucking Jobs, Report Says  The Wall Street Journal

Autonomous driving technology could replace some 294,000 long-distance truck drivers over the next 25 years, a lighter impact than some have predicted but ...


Judge orders former Pilot Flying J fraud 'inside girls' to perform community service - Knoxville News Sentinel
Judge orders former Pilot Flying J fraud 'inside girls' to perform community service  Knoxville News Sentinel

Four former Pilot Flying J “inside girls” used their skills to cook books for thieving male bosses; now a federal judge has ordered they help others.


All 88 companies from Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 2 - TechCrunch
All 88 companies from Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 2  TechCrunch

Today was the second half of Y Combinator's two-day Demo Day for its Winter 2019 class. Over 85 startups pitched on stage yesterday, and another huge batch ...


5 Stocks To Buy for the Happiest Employees - Investorplace.com
5 Stocks To Buy for the Happiest Employees  Investorplace.com

Investors shouldn't overlook employee morale when looking for stocks to buy. Here are five doing a great job keeping their workforce happy.


Walmart Raises Truck Drivers' Salaries, Anxious to Fill Routes Amid Driver Shortage - Fortune
Walmart Raises Truck Drivers' Salaries, Anxious to Fill Routes Amid Driver Shortage  Fortune

Retail giant Walmart is raising truck driver salaries again amid a nationwide truck driver shortage, with too few truckers to fill the jobs.


Walmart is hiring hundreds of truck drivers and paying them close to $90,000 a year - CNBC
Walmart is hiring hundreds of truck drivers and paying them close to $90,000 a year  CNBC

Amid a mass nationwide truck driver shortage, Walmart has upped the ante by raising driver salaries to $87,500 a year, on average, beginning this February, ...


Where the jobs are: Trucking companies are hiking wages as they struggle to attract younger drivers - CNBC
Where the jobs are: Trucking companies are hiking wages as they struggle to attract younger drivers  CNBC

Some 500000 nonlocal, for-hire truckers are delivering freight in the U.S., and the industry needs 51000 more, experts say.


Trucking Payrolls Soared by 5,700 Jobs in August - Wall Street Journal
Trucking Payrolls Soared by 5,700 Jobs in August  Wall Street Journal

Trucking company payrolls soared in August, growing at the fastest 12-month pace since 2015 as logistics operators boosted hiring to keep pace with booming ...


Report says autonomous technology might impact trucking jobs - Commercial Carrier Journal
Report says autonomous technology might impact trucking jobs  Commercial Carrier Journal

A new study from the U.C. Berkley Center for Labor Research and Education says autonomous trucking technology could eliminate nearly 300,000 driving jobs, ...


Why autonomous tech won't kill trucking jobs - Business Insider
Why autonomous tech won't kill trucking jobs  Business Insider

While tech companies are keen on saying that all of those drivers will be replaced by autonomous technology, transportation analysts disagree.


Job growth slips, but trucking hires continue to push on - FreightWaves
Job growth slips, but trucking hires continue to push on  FreightWaves

Job growth stumbled in September as Hurricane Florence likely disrupted results during the month. Unemployment continued to trend down in the economy ...


Self-driving tech risks over 300,000 trucking jobs, says report - CNBC
Self-driving tech risks over 300,000 trucking jobs, says report  CNBC

The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines.


New coalition will investigate how AVs could affect trucking jobs - Supply Chain Dive
New coalition will investigate how AVs could affect trucking jobs  Supply Chain Dive

A new coalition, the Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity (PTIO), launched today to investigate how autonomous vehicles (AVs) might affect ...


Report Warns of Robots Taking Restaurant, Trucking, Clerical Jobs - Insurance Journal
Report Warns of Robots Taking Restaurant, Trucking, Clerical Jobs  Insurance Journal

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing.


Why this trucker believes his job is no longer middle class - PBS NewsHour
Why this trucker believes his job is no longer middle class  PBS NewsHour

Jobs in the trucking industry are increasingly threatened by technology and the rise of driverless trucks. But what explains the contradictory dynamic between ...


Truck drivers in demand as trucking jobs lose appeal - Born2Invest
Truck drivers in demand as trucking jobs lose appeal  Born2Invest

The trucking industry is responding to the decline in drivers in a variety of ways but is finding its efforts falling short even as pay continues to rise.


Driverless technology may add more low-paying trucking jobs - Business Insider
Driverless technology may add more low-paying trucking jobs  Business Insider

Truckers won't be wiped out by driverless technology, but many of the best trucking jobs may be lost. A new report by Univeristy of Pennsylvania sociologist ...


Wisconsin trucking industry evolves in battle of driver shortage - Green Bay Press Gazette
Wisconsin trucking industry evolves in battle of driver shortage  Green Bay Press Gazette

In the battle to find truck driver and transportation officials, Wisconsin truck companies seek women, young people, and minorities.


Trucking company, jobs headed to Cordele - WALB
Trucking company, jobs headed to Cordele  WALB

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - More than 100 new jobs are coming to Cordele. The Cordele-Crisp County Industrial Development Council said the Indian River ...


Job growth slows, but transportation hires keep chugging - FreightWaves
Job growth slows, but transportation hires keep chugging  FreightWaves

Job growth slowed in November after an impressive gain in the previous month, but signals from wages and unemployment suggest that labor market conditions ...


Trucking industry adds 2,400 jobs during month of October - Commercial Carrier Journal
Trucking industry adds 2,400 jobs during month of October  Commercial Carrier Journal

CCJ's Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more. Continuing a 14-month rally in ...


87-year-old Ohio man takes trucking job to cover wife's medical expenses — and he's not alone - ABC15 Arizona
87-year-old Ohio man takes trucking job to cover wife's medical expenses — and he's not alone  ABC15 Arizona

Retirees should be spending their time golfing, taking vacations and playing with grandchildren. Instead, one Ohio man is doing the opposite.


Trucking hires continue to improve as job growth in the economy remains strong - FreightWaves
Trucking hires continue to improve as job growth in the economy remains strong  FreightWaves

Job growth continued at an impressive pace in June, beating expectations for the second consecutive month. Trucking hires also made significant strides during ...


Trucking Industry Opens Up To Women, Minorities, LGBT Drivers - NPR
Trucking Industry Opens Up To Women, Minorities, LGBT Drivers  NPR

The trucking industry has faced a shortage of drivers for years, but the problem is compounded now with baby boomer retirements, increased freight demands ...


FMCSA says autonomous trucking will not make jobs go away - Commercial Carrier Journal
FMCSA says autonomous trucking will not make jobs go away  Commercial Carrier Journal

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials during a listening session at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas last week encouraged truck ...


A record high number of truckers died on the job in 2017 - CDLLife
A record high number of truckers died on the job in 2017  CDLLife

The U.S. Department of Labor just released a report on workplace fatalities -- and the news isn't good for the men and women of the trucking industry. According ...


Are driverless vehicles the end of the road for truckers? - PBS NewsHour
Are driverless vehicles the end of the road for truckers?  PBS NewsHour

The trucking industry has long faced a driver shortage, in part because of high risk, low pay and long hours. The rise of autonomous vehicles could alleviate that ...


Proposed Drug-testing Regulations May Screen Out Drug Users From Trucking Jobs - Legal Examiner
Proposed Drug-testing Regulations May Screen Out Drug Users From Trucking Jobs  Legal Examiner

Drug-testing regulation for trucking applicants has been a hotly debated issue for some time, making updates in legislation slow-moving as a result. Moving ...


Dozens without jobs in Carbon County after trucking company files for bankruptcy - 69News WFMZ-TV
Dozens without jobs in Carbon County after trucking company files for bankruptcy  69News WFMZ-TV

MAHONING TWP., Pa. - A trucking company with a hub in Carbon County is closing its doors, leaving dozens without jobs. New England Motor Freight is filing ...


Trucking industry: “If you want a job, you can get one” - Virginian-Pilot
Trucking industry: “If you want a job, you can get one”  Virginian-Pilot

Newport News school sees no shortage of students, operating just about at full capacity, according to director Ed Henk.


America’s severe trucker shortage could undermine the prosperous economy - The Washington Post
America’s severe trucker shortage could undermine the prosperous economy  The Washington Post

Trucking companies are offering big pay and $4000 bonuses to lure drivers. It's not working.


Trucker shortage leaves Arkansas trucking companies in need of five thousand drivers - KATV
Trucker shortage leaves Arkansas trucking companies in need of five thousand drivers  KATV

A Wall Street Journal logistics report showed that nationwide, trucking companies ordered over 52000 semi-trucks to meet the demand that comes from a strong ...


America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here’s why few want an $80,000 job. - The Washington Post
America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here’s why few want an $80,000 job.  The Washington Post

America has a shortage of 51000 truck drivers. The job pays a middle-class wage, yet few people want it. Six drivers explain why.


North Carolina's trucking industry is no exception to a national driver shortage - Charlotte Business Journal
North Carolina's trucking industry is no exception to a national driver shortage  Charlotte Business Journal

The amount of jobs available for truck drivers in North Carolina is growing at more than double the rate of people employed as truck drivers.


Hiring Hoosiers: Amazon helps man start trucking company - WRTV Indianapolis
Hiring Hoosiers: Amazon helps man start trucking company  WRTV Indianapolis

Hiring Hoosiers is a new initiative from RTV6 that works to connect Hoosiers to employment opportunities, career development resources, training programs and ...


U.S. employers added a stellar 312000 jobs in December, trucking adds 36600 for year - The Trucker
U.S. employers added a stellar 312000 jobs in December, trucking adds 36600 for year  The Trucker

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy ...


US Trucking: US truck employment breaks records, but shortage remains - JOC.com
US Trucking: US truck employment breaks records, but shortage remains  JOC.com

The number of for-hire US trucking employees skyrocketed in the first 10 months of 2018, but shortages persist in the sector.


Truckers are paying for our 'free' two-day shipping - Land Line Magazine
Truckers are paying for our 'free' two-day shipping  Land Line Magazine

According to ATRI's recent e-commerce report, consumers expect free two-day shipping. Nothing is free. So who's paying for it? Truckers.


The charts that show how trucking is changing - Quartz
The charts that show how trucking is changing  Quartz

In the US and abroad, trucking is changing the world and being changed. Here's how.


Truck driver salaries have fallen by as much as 50% since the 1970s — and experts say a little-known law explains why - Business Insider
Truck driver salaries have fallen by as much as 50% since the 1970s — and experts say a little-known law explains why  Business Insider

Truck drivers' salaries have decreased by as much as 50% since the 1970s. Economists say The Motor Carrier Act of 1980 is partially to blame for the ...


Sikhs Turn To Trucking By The Thousands To Keep The Faith - Wyoming Public Media
Sikhs Turn To Trucking By The Thousands To Keep The Faith  Wyoming Public Media

The trucking industry is facing a record shortage of drivers. However, over the last couple of years, one demographic has been gravitating towards the.


A history of jobs affected by automation - Quartz
A history of jobs affected by automation  Quartz

What we can learn from bank tellers, grocery-store clerks, and switchboard operators about the impact of automation.


Amazon helps man start trucking company - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Amazon helps man start trucking company  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Steve Dance has been around big rigs all of his life, riding in trucks since he was about six to eight years old.


Trucking companies struggle to compete for workers despite good pay and benefits - Chambersburg Public Opinion
Trucking companies struggle to compete for workers despite good pay and benefits  Chambersburg Public Opinion

Despite competitive wages and good benefits, it's been challenging for several companies to fill their openings.


35% of truckers quit their job in the first 90 days. Here’s why. - CDLLife
35% of truckers quit their job in the first 90 days. Here’s why.  CDLLife

A newly published study on truck driver turnover has provided interesting insights into why truckers quit their jobs early.


Here are the high-paying jobs going empty right now - CNBC
Here are the high-paying jobs going empty right now  CNBC

These high-paying jobs are going empty and that's a threat to e-commerce giants like Amazon. Here's how we fill them, say Mark Allen and Chris Spear.


Trucking CEO: Self-driving tech will actually 'make truck-driving fun again' - Yahoo Finance
Trucking CEO: Self-driving tech will actually 'make truck-driving fun again'  Yahoo Finance

Brian Fielkow, CEO of Houston-based Jetco Delivery, sees technological progress a different way.


Trucking hires jump as employment growth in the economy improves - FreightWaves
Trucking hires jump as employment growth in the economy improves  FreightWaves

Job growth continued its remarkable pace in August, and data on hourly earnings show that wage growth is advancing at the fastest pace in over nine years.


Now hiring: Wisconsin makes change for military-trained drivers to land trucking jobs - Green Bay Press Gazette
Now hiring: Wisconsin makes change for military-trained drivers to land trucking jobs  Green Bay Press Gazette

Wisconsin made a change this week aimed at making it easier to get military-trained commercial truck drivers into the workforce.


Thousands of truckers planning nationwide shutdown in 2019 - CDLLife
Thousands of truckers planning nationwide shutdown in 2019  CDLLife

An online group of truckers is plotting a single day driver shutdown in order to raise awareness about various trucking regulations and policy concerns.


Job growth falls short at the start of the 3rd quarter, but trucking hires chug along - FreightWaves
Job growth falls short at the start of the 3rd quarter, but trucking hires chug along  FreightWaves

Job growth fell short of expectations in the economy in July after robust hiring over the past several months. Labor market conditions remain tight, however, ...


Wheeler trucking to add close to 70 jobs after securing GM contract - Springfield News Sun
Wheeler trucking to add close to 70 jobs after securing GM contract  Springfield News Sun

A trucking firm with a growing presence in Springfield is planning to add close to 70 new jobs after securing a contract with GM as the sole firm to haul new ...


Trucking company eyes Mount Pleasant for 250 jobs - Milwaukee Business Journal
Trucking company eyes Mount Pleasant for 250 jobs  Milwaukee Business Journal

Mount Pleasant is a contender to attract 250 jobs in a large new distribution center planned near Interstate 94.


Help wanted at Walmart, with $86,000 pay and $1,500 bounties for new truckers - Los Angeles Times
Help wanted at Walmart, with $86,000 pay and $1,500 bounties for new truckers  Los Angeles Times

Walmart Inc., pinched by the worsening shortage of truckers, plans to double its spending on attracting and retaining drivers by year-end.


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trip paks
Can we purchase our own trip paks to use at the truck stop to send paperwork to the office? My driver stopped at 3 different truck stops and they didn't
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Having never used UCL before, started using it after researching what it actually is as I have a very long commute and want to have my vehicles last
Reduce losses by using Food Drop for rejected loads
Food Drop (FoodDropIN.org) makes it easier for drivers to donate rejected food loads to hunger relief agencies. This website provides free information
DwellTimer App released Google Play Open Test Phase
The DwellTimer™ team announce the release of their Android App, DwellTimer™ for open testing on the Google Play platform. The transportation
Comments to FMCSA on Preemption of CA Meal and Rest Breaks
Vicki Simons wrote and submitted her Comments to FMCSA on Preemption of CA Meal and Rest Breaks.
Comments to FMCSA on Hours of Service
Vicki Simons wrote and submitted her Comments to FMCSA on Hours of Service.
One of the worst truck stops in the nation, pilot, statesville ave, charlotte, nc
I am a trucker with a disabled window decal. I was parked in handicap parking for trucks and that space had a handicap symbol and reserved lettering on
What Does it Cost to Run Your Trucking Company?
Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications
Fail Trucking Company School
Will student drivers who fail trucking company schools still have to pay for the CDL course? What about this one friend?
Elevation
I live in a low elevation but being a truck driver I drive coast to coast obviously going through various elevations will this cause a problem with pressure
How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators
In December 2017, Congress passed one of the largest tax reform bills since the 1980s. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect owner-operators starting this
No Snow Roof - A Solution for Eliminating Snow and Ice on Trailer Roofs
A no snow roof is a solution eliminating snow and ice on trailer roofs without having to go somewhere or scrape it off manually.

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