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Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Pope Trucking

Pope Trucking

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Pope Trucking

Carriers play an important role in the logistics industry, and that’s why we’re putting the spotlight on some of these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is Pope Trucking, a privately-held, family-run flatbed carrier headquartered in Pearson, GA.
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- Social Media Representative - C.H. Robinson

ATA Annual Conference 2014 Update: Driver’s Time is the Emerging Theme

ATA Annual Conference 2014 Update: Driver’s Time is the Emerging Theme

American Trucking Association Recap

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E) in San Diego, CA. Each October, executives, owners, and thought leaders from across the trucking industry come together to discuss the current business environment and challenges, share knowledge, and—this year, more so than in recent times—promote optimism. A record crowd of 2,700 attended the conference.
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- Vice President of North American Truckload, C.H. Robinson

Driving School: A Solution to the Driver Shortage?

Driving School: A Solution to the Driver Shortage?

Driving School

When it comes to the driver shortage, you’re either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem. It seems everywhere you look these days, you can find someone talking about the driver shortage. Whether it’s in a corporate boardroom or a booth at a truck stop, it remains a topic of conversation. At Celadon, we decided to stop talking and start doing something about it.
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- Director of Marketing and Communications, Celadon Trucking

Why is it Important to Increase Driver Pay?

Why is it Important to Increase Driver Pay?

Why Increase DriverPay

I have been asked by many of my industry peers, “Why is Transport America increasing pay for drivers? Aren’t you just driving up the costs of business for our industry?” The short answer is, “No, because drivers have choices when it comes to careers.” By increasing pay, my goals are to make driving more attractive than the other career options available to our drivers and to put Transport America at the top of the list of truckload carriers that drivers would like to work with.
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- Chief Operating Officer, Transport America