The Trucker Chronicles

Dayton Business Journal Trucking activity is on the upswing in the U.S. — albeit a smaller upswing than a year earlier, according to the Orlando Business Journal. The American Trucking Associations reported the 12-month, seasonally-adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index — considered a measure of industry health — rose 0.2 percent in March. That was smaller […]

Manufacturing, restocking pushed increase in freight By  Eric Schwartzberg HAMILTON JOURNALNEWS America’s truck freight in 2011 took its biggest leap in 13 years, a boom driven largely by a steady rise in manufacturing and inventory restocking, the nation’s largest trucking association said last week. The 5.9 percent increase in the amount of freight hauled last […]

Earl L. Henderson Trucking Co and five of it’s drivers volunteered their services this holiday season to give back by honoring fallen war veterans. As part of the Wreaths Across America program, Henderson Trucking along with Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) delivered $10,000 worth of donated wreaths to Air Force veterans interred at the U.S. Air […]

Thousands of the dirtiest and toughest jobs in New York are going unfilled, in sectors that pay well and could lift idle workers out of unemployment, without the heavy burden of college loans. Employers can’t find enough local workers to fill such jobs as auto mechanics, welders, plumbers, construction workers, diesel technicians, cleaners, janitors, truckers […]

Mexico City –  A Mexican trucking company became the first to receive approval from the United States to operate beyond a narrow border strip, prompting Mexico to announce it will lift retaliatory tariffs imposed after Washington canceled a cross-border cargo transport program in 2009. Monterrey-based Transportes Olympic received the permit from the U.S. Federal Motor […]