Tag Archives: trucking industry

Then & Now – Trucking Throughout the Years

From the days of covered wagons to today’s modern semis, the ability to move goods across the United States has seen substantial change in the past 200 years. Helped by technological advances throughout the 20th century, trucking has now become the leading resource for moving freight in the United States. In this infographic, we discuss […]

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Trucking Industry Sees a Gain of 1,000 Jobs in September 2013

The domestic trucking industry was hit hard by our economic downturn – is there now a light at the end of the tunnel? The trucking industry is fundamentally tied to the economy – and not just the domestic economy. This is an industry that ebbs and flows based on the transportation needs of the world’s […]

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State Highway Infrastructure and the Trucking Industry

For many motorists, repairing and improving state highways means one thing: inconvenience. After all, state highways don’t have as many diverse ways of adapting to reduced traffic patterns that their interstate cousins do, so they can be crippled by construction traffic quite easily. State highways are, however, important to our nation’s trucking industry, which is […]

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Report Sees Trucking Gains Through 2023

After a significant dip during the recent recession and a mild economic recovery, the U.S. freight economy, particularly for trucking, is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead, according to the American Trucking Associations’ U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2023, the results of which were announced Monday, July 9. The forecast, a product of […]

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‘Gravy days’ over for truck drivers, owners

Over the past five decades, the significant tax advantages that Nevada had over more onerous tax rules in California spawned a thriving warehouse and distribution industry, creating supply chain centers throughout Northern Nevada. It also led to an explosion in the number of trucking companies because of the ability to move manufactured and distributed goods […]

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Big Riggin'

BIG Riggin’ In America – See How BIG The Trucking Industry Is (INFOGRAPHIC)

Curious about what it would be like to drive a big Peterbilt 379 semi truck all day long? Seeing scenery and traveling city to city is an everyday occurrence but what does it really take to climb aboard the trucking industry? “BIG Riggin’ In America – See How BIG The Trucking Industry Really Is” answers many […]

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ATA’s Annual Trends Report Reflects Recovering Trucking Industry

Trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation and an integral part of the U.S. economy, according to American Trucking Associations’ 2012 American Trucking Trends report. The report gathers statistics from numerous sources in areas such as the size of the industry, trucking performance, fleet demographics, truck sales, taxes, safety, international trade, the […]

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