The Trucker Chronicles

According to the Fourth Quarter 2012 Business Expectations report for Transport Capital Partners (TCP), a large majority of carriers were not impressed with the state of politics on the US.   When asked about reasons for their dissatisfaction, executives cited the “fiscal cliff” as an example. The looming problem has businesses and individuals alike concerned about […]

An Interview with Mike Copp

November 7th, 2012

We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Copp about his company, and changes we has seen in the transportation industry. Mike Copp is the Co-Owner of Carrier Logistics, an intermodal transportation company based in the Kansas City Metro area.  He has seen numerous changes during his time working in the transportation field, and shares […]

All you have to say is “Walcott”, and a trucker needs no further information.  They know what it is and they know where it is, the only thing they might not know is the Trucker’s Jamboree is July 12-13 this year. CNBC has listed Iowa80 on its’ 10 “Most Outrageous American Roadside Attractions”. “Advertised as […]

By: Jacob Goodwin TSA is planning the beef up some of its existing security assessment programs for highway-related truck and bus operators — as well as public and private bridge and tunnel owners — by making approximately 750 face-to-face “voluntary” visits to such transportation organizations each year to review their current security programs and suggest […]

GREEN BAY, Wis.  – Schneider National, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, announced today that it will transform a substantial portion of its fleet by the end of 2012. The company has invested in 3,000 new 2012 and 2013 tractors. Primarily manufactured by Freightliner, the technology installed on each vehicle will take Schneider’s efforts […]