‘American Truckers’ Category

D.C Schank from Lynden Transport in Alaska Selected to Drive National Christmas Tree to DC

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

At Trucker to Trucker, we love Christmas as much as anybody else. Bing Crosby and “White Christmas,” the eggnog, Christmas cookies, “Deck the Halls,” lights, presents under the Christmas tree. Tree? What tree? Oh wait, we forgot the tree! Now, as everyone knows, you can’t hardly have Christmas without a Christmas tree, and that’s where […]

Denis Day of Con-way Freight Celebrates 3 Million Continuous Accident Free Miles

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

We here at Trucker to Trucker, always want to give kudos to truck drivers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty or have set milestones within the industry. Such is the case with Dennis Day. As a driver for Con-Way transportation, Day has set a milestone that is hard to beat. But […]

Need a Job? We’re Looking for 890,000 New Truck Drivers

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Every business needs to plot a future with regards to keeping enough employees to do the job, especially if the business is growing. In the long term, an industry that is successful must make sure that during growth and retirement, there are always enough people to step in and fill the void. The more successful […]

400,000 Retired Trucking Teamsters May Get Pension Cut

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

The Central States Pension Fund is going to cut pensions by about half, come July 1st, 2016. If you are one of the 400,000 truckers who are covered by the Central States Pension Fund, you may want to start planning for this. The U.S. Senate voted on this issue and passed it to save the […]

Transportation Intelligence Firm Starts to Push Freight Forecast Down – The Trucking Boom May be Over

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

If you have been reading the blog here at Trucker to Trucker, you know that we are in the midst of a serious trucking boom. In fact, according to Freight Transportation Intelligence, or FTR for short, trucking is actually growing faster than the economy, and it’s growing so fast that, they also believe there may […]

Outpouring of Love to Truckers Nationwide from Fastport’s Imagine Video

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Have you thanked a truck driver today? That’s the theme of this unique and heartfelt video, posted on Facebook, that thanks truckers for just being out there. Please, click on this link provided and check it out. Imagine — Thank You Drivers This was put up to recently honor National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and […]

Will a Program Like Celadon’s WageLock Be In Your Next Benefits Package?

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

You’ve gotta like what Celadon Trucking is doing right now. Considered one of the largest and progressive transportation and logistics companies in North America, Celadon is turning truck drivers wages and truck drivers apps, into a “feel good” situation on both counts. Let’s go into the wages first. WageLock Called the WageLock Pay Program, this […]

$4.6 Million Grant to Teamsters to Boost Training in Trucking Industry

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Once again, trucking jobs throughout the industry is breaking news. Truck driving and support jobs are in high demand, and the U.S. Department of Labor has given the Teamsters Union a grant to provide training for instructors, high school grads, non-driving support people who want to become truck drivers, and military vets. Let’s say one […]

Where Truck Driving Newbies Can Get and Share the Best and Worst on Trucking

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Every trucker has a story to tell about being on the road. From the good times to the bad times, and even the funniest and most hilarious times, there’s a trucking story out there that will trip your trigger. If you are new to the trucking business, or as they say, a “newbie,” you may […]

West VA Trucking Association Launches New Truck Driver Job Portal

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

As has been noted here and elsewhere, even nationally, the trucking business is booming, and there are tons of jobs available for virtually any driver or driving related field. Even state organizations are starting programs to hire truckers, and here is just one of the many to look out for. The West Virginia Trucking Association […]