Entries by Erica Mitchell

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 […]

Overdrive: Trucking Moves America Forward Building Momentum

Trucking industry image group Trucking Moves America Forward has been gaining momentum inside and outside the trucking industry, growing its online and social media presence and starting more conversations about how the industry is perceived, according to TMAF co-chair Kevin Burch at the Great American Trucking Show. He says with the group now in the […]

Times Bulletin: Trucking: A community addressing a shortage

With the start of summer, comes the planning of barbeques, water sports and road trips to spend time with family and friends. Tying your summer fun to how those deliveries arrive to your home or business is not typically top of mind, but making those special summer days happen is due in large part to […]