Entries by Erica Mitchell

FreightWaves: Trucking jobs keep climbing as the job market stays strong

The U.S economy added over 300,000 jobs in January, marking the best monthly performance in nearly a year. Transportation and logistics employment continued to increase at an impressive pace, led by healthy gains in warehousing, parcel and trucking jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the economy added an impressive 304,000 workers to […]

FleetOwner: Meet the new America’s Road Team

A new team of 18 professional truck drivers were named to the 2019-2020 class of America’s Road Team, the American Trucking Associations announced this week. The drivers will immediately begin their service as trucking industry ambassadors to the general public, elected officials and members of the media. “These drivers represent the diverse experiences of the […]

BulkTransporter: TMAF shines lights on industry’s charitable holiday efforts

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), an industry-wide education and image movement, is sharing the industry’s honorable charity efforts during this holiday season after an industry-wide call for submissions through email and social media. “From participating in efforts to feed the hungry and support our veterans, to collecting and delivering toys, shoes and other donations for […]

The Advocate: Letters: Holidays brought to you by trucks

While we reflect on our blessings, we don’t always stop to think about those who make the holidays possible, such as the truck drivers here in Louisiana, delivering the holidays to our communities. Many consumers may be surprised to learn that all of the goods that make the holidays so special were delivered to us […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trucking Moves America Forward Shines a Light on Industry’s Charitable Work Coast to Coast During Holiday Season

From Hurricane Relief Efforts to Clothing Donations, the Industry Shows Pride in Giving Back Washington, D.C. – December 20 –Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, is sharing the industry’s honorable charity efforts during this holiday season after an industry-wide call for submissions through email and social media. “From participating in […]

FLEET OWNER: Big news for trucking in the fight against human trafficking!

A number of trucking industry leaders were among those named to the Department of Transportation’s new advisory committee on human trafficking. DOT Secretary Elaine Chao has named a total of 15 members to the board, including Nicole Clifton, vice president of global public affairs for United Parcel Service (UPS), Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president and CEO […]

Fox News Online: TMAF’s co-chair Kevin Burch authors a piece about the importance of recognizing our nation’s drivers – the face of the industry.

While your Labor Day weekend may have been stocked with food, refreshments, barbeque grills, beach toys and lots of other fun items, truck drivers across America made that happen. They were busy traveling and making deliveries door-to-door and then getting back on the road to the next safe delivery. Chances are you saw a truck […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trucking Moves America Forward Celebrates America’s Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Industry Launches Advertising and Digital Campaign to #ThankATrucker Washington, D.C. – September 7, 2018 –Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, today announced their plans for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15, 2018. During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, TMAF will launch an advertising and digital campaign to thank the […]