‘Truck Fleets’ Category

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear ELD Appeal

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Sometimes, it’s not what’s said that really holds the most meaning, it’s those silences that are so telling. And for American truck drivers, the United States Supreme Court said a mouthful when they refused to hear a lawsuit challenging the mandated use of electronic logging devices starting December 2017. By not hearing the case, the […]

New vs. Used? Choose an Online Marketplace to Save Time & Money

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
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Buying Your Next Quality Used Truck or Managing Your Fleet Looking for your next rig? Online marketplaces are making it easy for you to shop for your next long-haul, day cab or even vocational truck. With loads of photos and world-class inspection reports – that include fluid analysis – right at your finger-tips, you can […]

What’s On the Horizon for Trucks and Fleets of the Future?

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The Technology and Maintenance Council, known as the TMC, just finished their annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, and as always, they talked about truck and fleet trends. This years big topic was about future trucks and what to look for on the horizon, and you can check out the Future Truck Committee at the provided […]

Will Amazon’s Foray Into Delivery Change the Face of Trucking and Logistics?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

In the latest trucking news, Amazon’s foray really doesn’t have much to do with trucking news at all. At least for the time being. But you may want to keep your ears perked up, especially you owner/operators out there, and those companies that have a regular package delivery service. Here Comes Amazon The Internet retail […]

Even Small Business isn’t Exempt from the eLog Mandate

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Electronic logging devices, ELD or eLog for short, are one of the federal mandates that will go into effect in late 2017. You can argue for or against them, and there are pluses and minuses both ways, but one thing to consider is the price of installation on every rig. Price Estimates The Federal Motor […]

ELD Mandate Questions?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Electronic logs continue to be mainstream in semi truck driver news, and for good reason. It is state of the art technology that the majority of truck drivers do not want to embrace, with many threatening to quit or retire if electronic logging is adopted industry wide. The problem is that, this technology is on […]

P.E.T.S. LLC Helps Transport Rescue Dogs to New Homes

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Trucking touches all types of industry, from automobile transports, food, material goods, liquids, refrigeration and, among others, even pets. That’s right, a service called P.E.T.S. LLC will actually transport unwanted animals from primarily southern shelters up to northern shelters for adoption. These animals, many who have been scheduled for euthanization, are safely transported up north […]

ATA Predicts Increase to Trucker’s Pay Due to Driver Shortage

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Once again, truck driver wages are in the semi truck driver news. With the prediction that over 175,000 driving jobs are going tom open up over the course of the next 10 years, the trucking industry is beginning to increase drivers pay to lure more people into the world of truck driving. Median Income The […]

Denis Day of Con-way Freight Celebrates 3 Million Continuous Accident Free Miles

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

We here at Trucker to Trucker, always want to give kudos to truck drivers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty or have set milestones within the industry. Such is the case with Dennis Day. As a driver for Con-Way transportation, Day has set a milestone that is hard to beat. But […]

Firm Consolidation Hits the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Don’t we all wish we could have a crystal ball and look into the future? You could see what you’ll be having for dinner tomorrow night, what the weekend will bring, who wins the World Series or The Super Bowl or even what road you’ll be traveling over next year, or next decade, for that […]