Entries by Erica Mitchell

The Trucker: TMAF Co-chair receives TCA’s Past Chairmen’s Award

Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express of Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded the Truckload Carriers Association’s Past Chairmen’s Award. Burch was honored during a general session at the associations’ annual convention here. Burch is known for his leadership of the Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) initiative that is designed to enhance the image of trucking […]

The Trucker features TMAF’s leaders during Black History Month.

To celebrate the modern-day achievements of African Americans in the trucking industry, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) has selected four drivers who exemplify excellence in trucking. They were selected because of their professionalism and dedication to their jobs, commitment to safety and continuous efforts to move America forward every day. The drivers are being featured […]

The Trucker: The Trucker features trucking’s critical role in Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America’s annual trek from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery has earned a reputation as the world’s largest veterans’ parade. More than 70 trucks lined the highway in late December to carry the hundreds of thousands of wreaths that were to be placed on the graves at the country’s largest veterans’ resting place. […]

Overdrive Magazine: TMAF gathers industry charitable acts

Trucking industry image group Trucking Moves America Forward this week recognized a number of industry organizations and companies that have given back to their local communities during the holiday season. Kevin Burch, co-chairman of TMAF and president of Jet Express, says it’s important for the group to recognize those in the trucking industry “who are […]

PRESS RELEASE: Trucking Moves America Forward Recognizes Trucking Industry’s Charitable Works this Holiday Season

Trucking Moves America Forward Recognizes Trucking Industry’s Charitable Works this Holiday Season Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide education and image movement, is proud to recognize the many ways that the trucking industry gave back to their local communities during this holiday season. Trucking companies and organizations consisting of all sizes across the U.S. […]

American Military News features a military veteran on trucking as a career

I am proud to have served this wonderful country of ours as a transportation specialist and a mechanic in the U.S. Army. I now drive a truck for my profession for YRC Freight for over 27 years. The transition for me was a smooth one, but for some, it can be daunting making the transition […]

The US Capitol Christmas Tree is making its 2,000 mile trek to the nation’s capital thanks to the help of the trucking industry.

Capitoltreetracker.com provides real-time GPS location tracking of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree using FleetLocate by Spireon’s advanced trailer management technology, as it makes its way from the Carson National Forest in New Mexico to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. View the journey here: https://www.capitoltreetracker.com/ and learn more about the truck […]