Marissa Gamache

Features Coordinator

Marissa Gamache is a young and hungry journalist born and raised in Minnesota. Growing up with three brothers she took a liking to the Great Outdoors at a young age.


Business, Safety

Louisiana’s Courville Gets Crowned, Again, at State Truck Driving Championships

It is no surprise that defending Grand Champion Eric Courville showed up with his game face on for the Louisiana Truck Driving Championships on March 29. He came and he conquered, scoring 391 points to reign supreme again.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
April 3, 2019
Business, Safety

Louisiana Driver Competition Kicks Off Road to NTDC

The road to the National Truck Driving Championships is about to get underway as Louisiana kicks off the five-month season March 29.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
March 27, 2019
Business, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Names Bob Biesterfeld as CEO

Logistics company C.H. Robinson announced that Chief Operating Officer Bob Biesterfeld will rise to the post of CEO on May 9 through a planned succession. Biesterfeld will replace John Wiehoff, who has been in the job for 17 years, the company said in a Feb. 11 press release.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
February 13, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Four Women Among 18 Captains Named to 2019-20 America’s Road Team

ARLINGTON, Va. — Four women are among the 18 drivers chosen by American Trucking Associations as members of the 2019-20 America’s Road Team, representing the largest contingent of women ever selected to the team of industry ambassadors.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
January 30, 2019
Business

Half a World Away, Drivers, Students and Teacher Still Come Together

Bob and Linda Caffee connected six years ago with teacher Stephanie Derrien-Guivarch, an English teacher in Saint-Malo, France. Their experience has been life-changing.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
January 2, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Trucker Buddy Program Helps Drivers, Students Form Special Bond

To a child, large trucks can seem intimidating and truck drivers might be viewed as tough and unfriendly. A program called Trucker Buddy International helps squash misconceptions by connecting school-aged children with drivers.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
January 2, 2019
Government, Business

You Shared Our Work; Now We Share the Results!

Which states had the most user interactions with Transport Topics on Facebook this year? Which tweets attracted the most engagement? See maps, rankings.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
December 27, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

2018 Wreaths Across America Honors Fallen Soldiers for 27th Year

ARLINGTON, Va. — With the help of ATA Share the Road drivers and thousands of volunteers, more than 250,000 wreaths were delivered and laid on headstones the morning of Dec. 15 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. See photos.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
December 15, 2018
Business

Old Dominion Executive Sam Faucette Awarded Top Safety Honor by ATA Council

American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council on Nov. 13 announced Sam Faucette of Old Dominion Freight Line as the winner of the 2018 National Safety Director Award. Faucette was honored at ATA’s Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
November 14, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Outfitted Kenworth W990 to Set Off With Capitol Christmas Tree

A new Kenworth W990 has the honor of hauling the 54th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. The approximately 3,000-mile journey to Washington will start Nov. 9.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
November 6, 2018