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

Nominate an Outstanding Towing Leader for the Dave Jones Award

The Dave Jones Leadership Award is back! After a year’s absence due to the economic slowdown caused by COVID-19, the annual towing industry prize will be awarded to an exemplary towing leader this fall during the Tennessee Tow Show in Chattanooga, Tennessee, according to prize sponsors the Dave Jones family and TT Publications Inc., the parent of Tow Times magazine. … Read more

Driver Recruitment and Retention Agencies Release New Driver Opinion Survey Results

The nation’s largest driver recruitment advertising agency, Conversion Interactive Agency, and Professional Driver Agency (PDA), which specializes in driver retention, recently released the results from their latest driver survey regarding topics important to drivers. Conversion Interactive Agency and PDA have taken questions directly to professional drivers on a wide variety of driver concerns to gather … Read more

MVTS Certified Testing Proves Significant Fuel Savings for the TRANSTEX® EDGE ELITE AERO™ SYSTEM (Refrigerated Trailer)

Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS) recently completed testing for the TRANSTEX EDGE ELITE AERO™ SYSTEM on a refrigerated trailer with corrugated sides and determined that the technology provided fuel savings of 8.88 gallons per 1,000 miles or 7.88%. The system includes the E-2330T EDGE SKIRTSTM, the EDGE TOPKIT+TM, and EDGE FLAPSTM. “Refrigerated trailers have a … Read more

Towing Museum Hall of Fame to Induct 10 New Members

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum will hold its 2021 Hall of Fame induction in October, honoring 10 outstanding representatives of the towing and recovery industry in the United States, Australia and France, the museum stated.  The induction ceremony, suspended in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take place at the Westin Hotel in … Read more

Roehl Transport Announces Second Driver Pay Increase of 2021

Roehl Transport will increase truck driver pay for a second time this year. These increases will add between $4,000-$6,000 or more to most company drivers’ annual pay. The pay increases will be effective May 24 and apply to company drivers in Roehl’s Refrigerated, Flatbed, Van, Curtainside, and Dedicated Divisions. “Because we’ve been adding driving teammates and winning … Read more

GP Transco Announces a Base Pay Increase to Company CDL Drivers

GP Transco, a trucking company out of Joliet, IL announced this week a major base pay increase for company drivers. Previously, company driver base pay was 52 cpm for W2 company drivers, with the ability to earn more through a performance-based profit sharing program. Starting today, GP Transco’s company driver base pay is increased to 60 cpm, … Read more

Drug Testing & Role of DOT Compliance Group – Simplifying DOT Compliance for Transport Industry

DOT Compliance Group stays connected with their clients throughout the year and keeps on corresponding with them through regular newsletters and updates regarding the DOT and FMCSA guidelines. It is their goal to keep the players in the trucking industry compliant with the various requirements laid down by the two organizations. For this purpose, DOT … Read more

Driver Pay Increase Announced at D.M. Bowman

D.M. Bowman, one of the top 200 carriers in the nation in transportation, warehousing and logistics, has recently announced the largest pay raise in the company’s history. According to Brian Hall, CEO of D.M. Bowman, Inc., the company is focused on attracting and retaining the nation’s top drivers. “2020 brought a new set of challenges … Read more