Business, Safety

TransForce Expands Into Driver Training With Acquisition of The CDL School

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TransForce Inc. is making another acquisition, but this time it is not buying a rival driver staffing agency.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
January 23, 2019
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Deaf Washington Man Finally Can Follow in Grandfather’s Footsteps as a Truck Driver

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Justin Brooks has dreamed of the open road since he was a young child, riding along in the front seat of his grandfather’s truck on shipping routes.

Chad Sokol | The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)
April 30, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

FedEx Taps University of Memphis Students to Run Call Center

University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology

The call center agents talk on headsets to FedEx employees, helping with passwords and other basic troubleshooting and handing off to specialists if necessary.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
September 6, 2017
Business, Safety, TCA

Illinois Community College Adds CDL Classes to Fill Growing Demand for Truck Drivers

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Sauk Valley Community College in Illinois is ramping up its commercial driver’s license training, adding classes to funnel more workers into the region’s top-growing occupation.

Rachel Rodgers | Daily Gazette (Sterling, Ill.)
August 8, 2017

N.C. Community College Offering Trucking Operations Management Certificate to Meet Local Demand

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The need to replenish employees in the trucking industry is a constant with more than 16,000 trucking companies located in North Carolina, which is why Surry Community College is offering a new Trucking Operations Management certificate in fall 2017.

June 7, 2017

Entry-Level Driver Training Rule Goes Into Effect

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An entry-level driver training rule for truck drivers went into effect June 5 after it had been delayed multiple times.

June 5, 2017

CDL or Bust: Students Train to Become Truckers

John Sommers II for TT

In an era of a persistent driver shortage, Transport Topics has decided to take a look at a small slice of the segment of men and women who will be driving America’s trucks in the years to come by following a driver training school class.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2016