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Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries

General Freight Trucking Among Fastest-Growing Industries For Small Business

General freight trucking companies have posted, on average, nearly 25 percent sales growth for the 12 months ended May 31, based on according to Sagework. The company is well known for their data and...
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Truck Driver Shortage Could Hit Your Wallet Soon

Truck Driver Shortage Continues To Grow If your in the trucking industry or follow the ongoing news, then your likely well aware of the truck driver shortage. At this time, the trucking industry is short...

Senator Tom Carper Proposes Raising Fuel Taxes

A democratic senator from Delaware is proposing to raise fuel taxes over the next four years. That senator is Tom Carper. Senator Carper is a senior transportation authorizer. The purpose of the fuel tax...

National Fraternal Order Of Police Endorse Restart Amendment

The National Fraternal Order of Police Thursday came out in support of the amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill that would suspend two key provisions of...
Mid American Trucking Show

Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville Starts Today

2015 Could Be Record Year For Mid-America Trucking Show The Mid-America Trucking Show is back in town today and will be hosted from March 26-28, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. The annual trucking...
ATA Truck Tonnage Index

ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index Up 3.5 Percent In November

ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index Spikes In November American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.5% in November, following an increase of 0.5% during the previous month.  In November, the index...
Truck Driver Of The Year

(2018) Truck Driver Of The Year

Do you have what it takes to become Truck Driver Of The Year? One lucky company driver will have the opportunity to win $25,000 if they're chosen as truck driver of the year in...
L.A. Port Truck Drivers Strike

L.A. Port Truck Drivers On Strike Again; Want Workers Right

One of the largest ports in the United States is on strike again and wanting equal workers rights. Over 40 percent of all goods that come into the United States is brought in through...

Truck Driver Shortage Could Stress Industry

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are...
Truck Driver Shortage

Truck Driver Shortage; 30,000 And Counting

We read a great article from Business Insider today and had to include in it in our headline news. Truckers Logic has followed the truck driver shortage very closely over the last few months....