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East Coast Truckers vie for Spot in Nationals on Home Turf

Professional drivers from the East Coast Atlantic provinces competed last weekend to earn a spot in the National Professional Truck Driving Championships, which this year will be hosted by their home association. Winners in the provincial competition included: Roy Mattinson, Roy Mattinson and Sons, two-axle; Steve MacPhee, Day & Ross…

Freightliner debuts Cascadia Evolution tractor

Freightliner debuts Cascadia Evolution tractor

Freightliner: The next step in Daimler Trucks North America’s continuing quest for more fuel-efficient trucks appeared at a press conference on Wednesday, May 30, on the eve of Freightliner’s annual dealer meeting in Washington, D.C. The 2014 Cascadia Evolution is designed to be what its model name implies: a sophisticated…

Certified Business Broker

A business broker is someone paid to buy and sell businesses. Unlike a Realtor, who lists and sells real estate, a business broker specializes in buying and selling business entities. Becoming a business broker doesn’t require a considerable amount of advanced education; however, you must have a significant amount of…

Federal Government Programs for the Trucking Industry

The trucking industry employs more than 10 million people in the U.S. and brings in well over $600 billion in gross revenues every year, 5 percent of the U.S. GDP. The trucking industry is dominated by a few big companies, but there are thousands of small businesses and independent truckers…