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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 […]

Firm Consolidation Hits the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Don’t we all wish we could have a crystal ball and look into the future? You could see what you’ll be having for dinner tomorrow night, what the weekend will bring, who wins the World Series or The Super Bowl or even what road you’ll be traveling over next year, or next decade, for that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]