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There’s still a big demand for truckers, according to one Top 10 jobs list

Trucking, a big jobs engine for the Inland Empire, remains a top career option for people without four-year college degrees, according to CareerBuilder. Truck driving tops the employment companies’ 2018 list of hottest in-demand jobs for people without bachelor’s degrees, as … Continue reading

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Tesla’s Electric Truck: Here’s What We Know

Electric vehicle maker Tesla is notoriously close-mouthed about its future products, preferring to tease out tidbits of information to generate interest. The company has stuck to that playbook when discussing plans to unveil a heavy-duty Tesla electric truck this week. … Continue reading

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How truckers can stop human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery that’s trapping hundreds of thousands of people, many of them children, into forced commercial sex and abuse. It is also big business, worth some $150-billion-a-year criminal market globally. Truck drivers and fleet … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LTL (LESS THAN TRUCKLOAD) SERVICE?

LTL (Less than Truckload) shipping service is the most used method of shipping products using a truck. An LTL carrier is used to pick up several small shipments from customers that do not require a whole trailer to be used. … Continue reading

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50,000 drivers needed: Can technology save the trucking industry?

The trucking industry has a big problem: Millennials don’t want to drive trucks. As a result, the industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of the year. That’s according to Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking … Continue reading

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Three Technologies Volvo Says Will Radically Change Trucking

The future of trucking and transportation will involve three main elements: connectivity, electromobility and automation. Each one is evolving in its own right, but the forthcoming convergence of the three is what will create a paradigm shift in the world … Continue reading

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How Blockchain Technology Could Transform Trucking

Blockchain workflow scheme explainer – transaction processing in global cryptocurrency net. (Photo: Adobe Stock Blockchain, a technology that stores incorruptible blocks of information across a shared digital network, could revolutionize the future of trucking and logistics by creating a new … Continue reading

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Truckers Are in No Hurry to Have Their Hours Tracked

Drivers worry about lost income with a December rule requiring electronic logs Electronic logs are taking fuzzy math out of trucking. Federal and state officials have given truckers until December to install electronic monitors that track their time on the … Continue reading

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Trump Is Making Truckers’ Regulation Problems Much Worse

The Trump administration is consistent about one thing—it’s against regulation. In early August, the Department of Transportation withdrew an Obama-era proposal that would have required truck drivers be tested for sleep apnea. Getting rid of such “pesky” regulations, the argument … Continue reading

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Help Is On The Way for Hurricane Harvey Victims!

Matrix Transportation will be taking any donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey for the next month and a truck will be in route once a week to haul the items Anything helps, from bottled water, formula, diapers etc.. 7202 … Continue reading

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