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The world of trucking isn't simply the stories that take place on highways and make major headlines – it's about the changing landscape of America's economy and the professionals who contribute to one of the largest economic sectors in the country. Communities across the nation depend on trucks and their drivers to deliver their goods so their normal routines can continue as planned – if there is a story that deals with trucking, it is also a story that deals with the life of the everyday American. With over 3.5 million drivers on the road, there is an ever-growing community of those interested in the commercial transportation industry and the news that directly impacts their lives and line of work. TruckingIndustry.news has the stories – from the personal accounts of our diligent men and women on the road to the larger issues that see many individuals and sides voicing their opinions.

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Trucking Industry

The trucking industry is an area of American commerce and trade that does not only impact those working within it – it concerns the entire country. When loads get dispatched, drivers hit the road, and individuals working behind the scenes coordinate it all, the rest of us see the direct results of the hard-working men and women making it all happen. Consumers in the country can thank the trucking industry for providing them with opportunities to buy their goods at nearly any time of day, and those who a hold trucking job work around the clock to create this convenience.

It is estimated that nearly 70% of domestic freight is transported by means of trucking. This figure translates to approximately 10.5 billion tons of freight moved annually, which accounts for an insurmountable amount of items that hit the shelves for folks in the country to buy. Without the expansion and innovations of the trucking industry, our society would not be able to keep up with its tendency to expect instant gratification or a wide array of products from all around the globe.

Though the trucking industry serves a particular and specific purpose, this is not to say that it is one-dimensional in its scope and the stories that surround it. The fact of the matter is that trucking has served as an occupation, providing trucking jobs around the nation, as well as a general lifestyle for those involved. The trucking industry in America is as much a large and well-known subculture as it is an enormous and infamous facet of business. Companies and fleets of all sizes thrive in the market of trucking, and every individual driver has a unique story that helps shape the current state of trucking.

Countless men and women have been afforded the pleasure to hit the highway and see more of the country than they ever thought imaginable thanks to the opportunities provided by the need for drivers in the country. The trucking industry has helped keep the spirit of the nomadic lifestyle alive, a feeling that many who drive often carry with them as they work endlessly navigating the open road. Trucking is one of the few industries left in the country that can support those within it to lead interesting and exciting lives filled with a variety of experiences and chance encounters.

American roadways and life is profoundly impacted by the presence of the trucking industry. Whether it's the 3.5 million individuals that hold a trucker job or the incomparable growth that commercial trucking provides to the country's economy, our culture simply would not be the same without the trucking industry. There's never a dull moment within the world of trucking and there is always a new story to be found on the open road.

There is a need to stay updated in order to know what lies on the road ahead - TruckingIndustry.news is your destination for breaking stories and the issues that matter.

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Don't fall behind on the news that matters. Stay connected to breaking news in trucking and the latest reports from across the country. With TruckingIndustry.news drivers are never alone and they are always the first to know about the stories that matter.

Trucking Industry News

June 12, 2018: Five States Recipients Of Grants From GHSA To Combat Drugged Driving
June 11, 2018: ABF Freight Recognizes Five Service Centers In North America
June 08, 2018: Averitt Express Announces New Regional Driver Pay
June 06, 2018: Meijer Logistics Nominates First Woman to Board Chair of the NPTC
June 05, 2018: Shell Satrship Truck Completes Cross-Country Journey, Proves Fuel Economy Findings
June 04, 2018: Union drivers For Safeway.com To Strike, Reports Local 174
June 01, 2018: ExpressTruckTax Now Allows Filers to Submit 2290 Form Early
May 31, 2018: Gen X Nearly As Large A Contributor To Driver Turnover as Millennials, Study Shows
May 30, 2018: Women In Trucking Debut Doll, Launch Intiative For Greater Female Trucking Involvement
May 29, 2018: SBTC Backs Bill To Exempt Small Carriers From ELD Mandate
May 25, 2018: Old Dominion Freight Line Opens Five Service Centers In Q2
May 24, 2018: Pilot Flying J To Offer Free Inspections Ahead of CVSA Roadcheck
May 23, 2018: ArcBest Fortune 1000 List Ranking Moves Up
May 22, 2018: RIM Logistics To Join BiTA
May 21, 2018: Navistar Distribution Centers Earn Recognition
May 18, 2018: Roadrunner Transportation to Join the BiTA
May 17, 2018: TMAF To Participate In Infrastructure Week 2018
May 16, 2018: Roadrunner Companies To Integrate for Active-On Demand
May 15, 2018: ATRI Calls For Data From For-Hire Carriers
May 14, 2018: Smokey Point Distributing Launches New Pay Program, Guaranteed Driver Salaries
May 10, 2018: Tarps Now Launches New Online Customizable Tarp Designer For Trucking Industry
May 09, 2018: FourKites to use JDA Integration to Enable Predictive Capacity Management
May 08, 2018: Volvo Introduces Online Program to Design Custom Trucks
May 07, 2018: MTS Logistics To Host 8-th Annual Bike Tour For Autism Awareness
May 04, 2018: Hub International Acquires California-Based Trucking Insurance Company
May 03, 2018: G&D Integrated Ranks Among Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies
May 01, 2018: NFI Director of talent Development To Speak at National Minority Trucking Association 2018
April 30, 2018: Ritchie Bros Reports Largest Canadian Auction Of The Year
April 26, 2018: Women In Trucking Updates Index, Reports More Women In Indsutry
April 25, 2018: Mack Trucks To Introduce Fully Electric Refuse Vehicle Next Year
April 24, 2018: Daya Trucking Ordered By FMCSA To
April 23, 2018: Volvo Celebrates 35 Years of Integral Sleeper Model
April 20, 2018: Canadian-Based Trailer Wizards Ltd. Named as Top Fleet Employers for 2018
April 19, 2018: NFI Joins Alliance To Spread Knowledge of Blockchain Technology In Transportation
April 18, 2018: United World Line Employees Receive Hands-On Reward For Work
April 17, 2018: ATA Praises Tax Reform For Aiding Trucking Industry
April 16, 2018: NSTA, Zonar Offer Grant For Safer School Transportation
April 13, 2018: Quality Carriers Announces New Lease-Purchase Program
April 12, 2018: John Christner Trucking Announces New Pay Rates For Teams, Solo Drivers
April 11, 2018: Celadon Honored With Safety Award From Indiana Motor Truck Association
April 09, 2018: NFI Named Among Top TL Trucking Companies By Logistics Management
April 06, 2018: Sentry Insurance Renews with ATA As Featured Product
April 05, 2018: Virtual Reality Training Used To Court Younger Drivers
April 04, 2018: Horvath Appointed As New Director of Safety Policy at ATA
April 03, 2018: Bennett Motor Express Expands Job Offerings To Owner-Operators
April 02, 2018: Trucker Buddy Provides Grants To Classrooms Across Country
March 30, 2018: Utah Trucking Association Calls For Board Of Directors Nominations
March 29, 2018: Study Shows Interlocking Systems Prevent Drunk Driving In All Types of Drivers
March 28, 2018: Crowley Maritime Delivers First Liquefied Natural Gas ISO Container
March 27, 2018: ATA Survey: Driver Pay Increased Due To Driver Shortage
March 26, 2018: ArcBest named Top Texas Company To Work For In New Report
March 20, 2018: Truck Tonnage Decreased 2.6% In February Reports ATA
March 19, 2018: Philatron To Exhibit USA Manufactured Product At MATS 2018
March 16, 2018: Marquette Transportation Remains Featured Product Provider for ATA
March 15, 2018: RoadRunner Offerings To Rebrand with Ascent Global Logistics
March 14, 2018: Governors Highway Safety Association To Join NHTSA Summit On Drugged Driving
March 12, 2018: Hyliion Receives Award from TMA Council For Technical Achievement
March 09, 2018: A-1 Auto Transport To Offer Scholarship For Trucking Students
March 08, 2018: Data Needed For ATRI Survery On E-Commerce In Trucking
March 07, 2018: ATA’s TMC Council Awards Industry Leaders
March 06, 2018: ABF Freight Announced 2018-2019 Road Team
March 05, 2018: Minimizer To Sponsor Big Rig Racing For Second Year
March 02, 2018: Commercial Vehicle Group To Exhibit at MATS 2018
March 01, 2018: Hybrid Trucks Available For Trial Runs From Hyllion
February 28, 2018: Averitt Express Acknowledged As Military-Friendly Hiring Company
February 27, 2018: ATRI Releases Report - Best Practices For State Freight Plans
February 23, 2018: ATA Launches New Campaign To Advocate For Better Infrastructure
February 22, 2018: American Association of Owner Operators Launches New Site, Shares Vision For 2018
February 21, 2018: ArcBest Honored in Top 125 Employee Training Programs List
February 20, 2018: Ryan Rogers Announced at CTO For Convenant Transport
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