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The U.S. Economy And A Slowing Trucking Industry

The trucking industry has always been a strong indicator for the U.S. economy. When the trucking industry is strong, so is the economy. When the trucking industry struggles, the U.S. economy often follows. And...
Mack Defense To Supply Armed Trucks To Canada

Mack Defense Will Supply 1,500+ Trucks To Canadian Armed Forces

Mack Defense has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense to deliver more than 1,500 8x8 trucks for the Medium...
Pay Per Mile In Trucking

Pay Per Mile The Real Reason For The Driver Shortage?

I read a great article by the L.A. Times recently and the writer was Larry Kahaner. He brought up some great points about the ongoing truck driver shortage and went deep into truck drivers earning...
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Trucking Industry Trying To Cure Industry Hiring Woes

Over the last few weeks, Truckers Logic has been covering the rising demand in the trucking industry and the need for more truck drivers. The trucking industry is well aware of the issue. In...
Women Truck Drivers

Women Truck Drivers Are Still Facing Discrimination

Women truck drivers are still facing discrimination and this issue was brought to life in court recently. A federal judge has found a Missouri-based trucking company guilty of discrimination against women truck drivers. The...
Mitsubishi Trucking News

Mitsubishi Electric Hires New Heavy-Duty Truck Managers

NORTHVILLE, MI — Mitsubishi Electric hired two new national account managers for its heavy-duty truck business. Mitsubishi Electric currently supplies starters and alternators to heavy-duty truck OEMs and the aftermarket. Scott Balgenorth will be responsible...
Hair Drug Test For Truck Drivers

Hair Drug Screen Test for Truck Drivers: Carriers Push FMCSA For Approval

Truckers Logic first reported on the hair drug screen test for truck drivers more than a year ago when the ATA was pushing the objective. The topic is hot again as we've learned that...
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Former Dallas Cowboy Receiver Roy Williams Finding Success In Trucking

Former Dallas Cowboy receiver Roy Williams use to catch touchdowns for a living. Williams was a superstar from the moment he stepped on the field. Now, the former Dallas Cowboy superstar is finding success...
trucking industry issues

Trucking Industry Issues

The trucking industry is an integral part of the American economy and without the dedicated and hardworking drivers, who spend most of their year on the road, our daily wants and needs would cease...

Kraft Food Fleet Eliminating Private Fleet

Kraft Layoffs Continue Kraft Foods is discontinuing its nationwide private truck fleet, resulting in the elimination of around 285 total jobs by the end of 2014. "We plan to use contract and other commercial carriers to handle the...