Industry News

The Trucker: TMAF salutes the women of trucking: Amber Edmondson blazes trail at helm of family business

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) recognized several women who are forging new roads in the trucking industry. Amber Edmondson, president, CEO and co-owner of Trailiner Corp., is one of those women. In 1999, Edmondson’s grandfather, who founded the Springfield, Missouri-based refrigerated truckload carrier, encouraged her to join […]

The Trucker: TMAF salutes the women of trucking: Erica Denney finds true calling in trucking industry

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) recognized several women who are forging new roads in the trucking industry. Erica Denney, director of sales for Denney Transport, is one of those women. Even though her family owned a trucking company, working in the industry was not something Denney planned […]

The Trucker: Driver spotlight: TMAF recognizes members of the trucking industry who are dedicated to safety, service

In honor of Black History Month (February), Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) shone a light on trucking professionals who have a proven record of dedication to safety and a love for the industry. Read More.

The Trucker: One Person Can Make a Difference

The Trucker features the four TAT Ambassadors from TMAF’s Human Trafficking series as the main feature in their print edition.

Fox News: I’m a trucker who is proud to be driving the nation’s Christmas tree to Washington

Since I was a kid, I’ve always been fascinated by the open road. It had such a significant impact on me that I decided to make trucking my career. For over 21 years, I’ve been proud to be part of an essential industry. But my current load gives me an especially strong sense of pride.  Read […]

The Trucker: TMAF promotes trucking

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is celebrating seven years of promoting the trucking industry and providing support and resources for people and organizations at all levels. Read more. (Pages 4-5)

Fleet Owner: Texas Trucking Association Foundation pledges $10,000 a year to TMAF

Texas Trucking Association Foundation (TXTA) is continuing its support of Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) and has pledged $10,000 each year over the next three years to support TMAF’s mission of promoting the economic contributions of the trucking industry. Read more.    

The Trucker: Trucking industry to be spotlighted at NASCAR events

The trucking industry will be front and center during the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at the Michigan International Speedway Saturday, Aug. 21, as well as at other NASCAR races during August and September. Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) will be a featured brand on the No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet, part of the JR […]

The Trucker: TMAF celebrates Flag Day by sharing stories of how trucking industry honors veterans

Each year on Flag Day, June 14, Americans recognize a longstanding symbol of the nation’s freedom — the U.S. flag. June 14 is also the birthday of the U.S. Army, a time to pay tribute to all military personnel and veterans. Earlier this year, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) asked industry members to share photos […]

Dayton Daily News: TMAF Co-chair says several job openings at his company:

Dayton trucking executive Kevin Burch said the industry struggles to find drivers of large trucks. The former president of the Dayton trucking firm Jet Express until it sold to Martin Transportation Systems, Burch is now vice president of sales and governmental affairs for Martin, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read more.

The Trucker: Women of Trucking: Renee Amar discovers rewarding role as industry advocate

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) recognizes the growing number of women who are supporting the trucking industry and working to keep America moving forward. After a career in policy and public affairs, which included jobs working for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and […]

The Trucker: Modern-day successes: Drivers’ achievements recognized by Trucking Moves America Forward during Black History Month

During Black History Month, TMAF is recognizing the achievements of truck drivers and trucking professionals for their modern-day successes in the trucking industry. Ericka Rountree and Herbert Holmes, both drivers with Dayton, Ohio-based MTS, are recognized as this year’s Black History Month Leaders who are helping to move America forward every day. Read More.