‘Truck Drivers’ Category

Wall Street Journal Says Trucking Industry Heading Into a Downturn Pushing Rate Prices Lower

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

If you keep up with Trucker to Trucker, you know that there has been a literal trucking boom going on. Orders are up, miles are up, freight tonnage is up and jobs are to be had in virtually any sector of the trucking business. Optimism has been high for the last few years, and rightly […]

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 […]

Truck Tonnage Jumps to New All Time High Levels

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Unless you have been in hibernation for the past few months, you know that one of the big news items across the board is the big trucking boom. With this boom comes jobs aplenty, and some trucking companies, and even sates, are giving grants, stipends and free schooling to get more truck drivers on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Tips to Staying Alert on the Road on that Next Long Haul

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Nothing replaces sleep — not even coffee. But even with full rest, long hauls can strain your alertness to a point where you need little pick-me-ups. Instead of relying on coffee and energy drinks, try these proven methods of sustainable energy: Set Worries Aside Stress and anxiety tend to wear you out. Your shoulder muscles […]

Team Drivers to Get a $5,000 Signing Bonus with Werner Enterprises

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

If you have been a fan of Trucker to Trucker, you know that the OTR truck business is booming! It is so good right now that companies don’t have enough drivers for the freight to haul. That is a win-win situation if you are an independent looking for more work, or if you are breaking […]