The White House Taps FASTPORT for Key Role in Administration’s Trucking Action Plan

FASTPORT, a Department of Labor national apprenticeship industry intermediary partner with a focus on the transportation sector, is committing to work with trucking employers, unions, and industry associations to establish Registered Apprenticeship programs for their organizations in as little as 48 hours.  “The driver shortage is an issue that affects every American, and we are … Read more

Christmas Comes Early for U.S. Army Veteran Jimmy Reddell, Who Wins the 2021 Transition Trucking Award and Kenworth T680 Truck

Kenworth Director of Marketing Genevieve Bekkerus announced Reddell as the winner. Reddell was visibly emotional and grateful. “There are so many deserving veterans that were nominated for this award, and to become a top three finalist is truly amazing. I feel honored to just be standing here with James and Chris,” said the Arkansas native.  For … Read more

Central Freight Lines Announces Plan to Wind Down Operations

Central Freight Lines, Inc., headquartered in Waco, Texas, announced that it is winding down its operations beginning today. Central Freight has ceased picking up new shipments effective Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, and expects to deliver substantially all freight in its system by December 20. Central Freight is in discussions with key customers and vendors and expects sufficient liquidity … Read more

Driver Recruitment and Retention Agencies Release New Truck Driver Survey Results Amid Current Supply Chain Challenges Facing the Nation

The largest truck driver recruitment advertising agency, Conversion Interactive Agency, and Professional Driver Agency (PDA), which specializes in truck driver retention, recently released their latest driver survey regarding topics important to drivers. Conversion Interactive Agency and PDA took questions directly to professional truck drivers on a wide variety of driver concerns to gather insights about … Read more

American Association of Owner Operators – AAOO Partners With National Truck Protection to Offer Truck Warranties to Truckers

National Truck Protection Co. Inc. (NTP®), the leading commercial truck aftermarket warranty provider in North America, announced today a multi-faceted partnership with the American Association of Owner Operators (AAOO), one of the largest trucking associations in the U.S. and Canada. National Truck Protection® is the first aftermarket warranty brand the AAOO has included in the … Read more

Cowan Systems Announces Regional Driver Incentive Program Paying Out Up to $20,000 in Extra Earnings for Drivers Who Join Now

Cowan Systems, LLC, a full-service transportation and logistics company based in Baltimore, Maryland, recently announced its Regional Driver Incentive Program. This incentive program is designed to guarantee every newly hired driver a $15,000 bonus and provides the opportunity to earn an astonishing $20,000 to qualified CDL-A drivers who join the company by Oct. 1, 2021. “New … Read more

TCI Transportation Named to Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partners List

TCI Transportation, a world-class freight brokerage, was selected to the editors’ list for Inbound Logistics magazine’s Green Supply Chain Partners. Inbound Logistics’ annual G75 is an editors’ choice list of 75 companies that go above and beyond to ensure their global supply chains are sustainable and that their operations are socially and environmentally friendly. These … Read more

Fidelis Freight Transport Services Announces Rebrand to Drive Logistics

Fidelis Freight has officially announced the company’s rebranding to Drive Logistics. The brand offers comprehensive and strategic business solutions, along with personalized 24-hour support, broker negotiations, back-office support, IT services, telehealth benefits and success incentive programs to all the truckers and owner-operators it serves. In 2016, Michael O’Leary began building a company that focused on … Read more

GP Transco Secures Fifth Crain’s Fast 50 Listing

GP Transco, one of the fastest-growing trucking and logistics companies in the country, has been listed as a Crain’s Fast 50 company for the fourth time. Crain’s Fast 50 is an annual listing published by Crain’s Chicago Business, recognizing outstanding growth – “Here’s our annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the Chicago area.” GP … Read more

MyFruitTruck Sets for 2021 Tour

My Fruit Truck is a family-owned fresh fruit farm based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Each year, they organize tours to different cities and locations through the Midwest to deliver fresh fruits from their farms.  This year, they are making a stop in Minnesota, and people can get fresh fruits including, but not restricted to … Read more