ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Monday, American Trucking Associations announced it was creating a Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the critical issue of recruiting, training and retaining Americans to work in the trucking industry.
Preparing for separation from service in the United States military can sometimes be a scary proposition. Many individuals entered the military fresh out of high school, with no measurable job skill sets, or specific career plans. The military offers a tremendous opportunity for an individual seeking a solid direction for their life. However, at the … [Read more…]
LYNWOOD, Calif., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NEXT Trucking, an elite mobile on-demand freight shipping platform, announced a new partnership today with Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc., a worldwide corporation that specializes in consumer electronics. NEXT Trucking will be handling all facets of the supply chain for the Japanese electronics brand. The 2-year contract has NEXT Trucking … [Read more…]
“Distracted driving costs the United States as much as $175 billion a year and it continues to be one of the most serious hazards facing the commercial transportation industry,” stated Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. “While everyone understands distracted driving is a problem, only video safety—deployed with a cab-facing camera—provides the objective measurement of the … [Read more…]
GREEN Bay, Wis., Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Equity Truck and Equipment Sales, LLC, based out of Green Bay, WI, is proud to announce its guaranteed credit approval process to the trucking industry. This revolutionary program, in conjunction with the company’s banking partner, makes it easy to get into a good used truck no matter what … [Read more…]
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement about the inclusion of a permanent hours-of-service restart fix in Congress’ bipartisan Continuing Resolution: “ATA thanks Congress for including what should be a permanent fix to the hours-of-service restart in this Continuing Resolution, and we look … [Read more…]
EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Transport America, a subsidiary of TransForce, Inc (TSX:TFI), was recently approved by the Department of Labor and the Veterans Administration to offer an Apprenticeship Program to military veterans. This program helps veterans transition from the military to the transportation industry. Military veterans who take advantage of Transport America’s program … [Read more…]