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Amazon Building Their Semi-Truck Fleet Signals Bigger Changes Ahead

Amazon's Recent Truck & Trailer Purchases Number In Thousands Amazon.com is implementing a game changing strategy, using a delivery truck fleet for shipping orders to customers. The idea of starting to put together a private...
Trump And Trucking

Trump And Trucking: What It Means For Trucking Industry

The famous 2016 Presidential Election will certainly go down as one of the toughest, hard-hitting elections in history, not to mention one of the most biased. I really doubt you'll find a trucker (real...

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...

Truckers Jamboree Iowa 80 Truckstop

The Truckers Jamboree is hosted every year at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. Since it’s inception in 1979, the Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s Truckers. This event is a...
Roy Williams Dallas Cowboys

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...
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...
Now Hiring

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...
Electronic Logging Devices

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Is Close As Trucking Industry Braces For Big Change

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Heating Up As Publication Looms It's no secret that the electronic logging device mandate is on the minds of everyone in the trucking industry as we brace for big changes that...
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...