Posted: 09 Nov, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Central Oregon Truck Company, based in Redmond, Oregon, was chosen to transport an 80-foot noble fir from Oregon's Willamette National Forest to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building. The company's CEO, Rick Williams, will be one of the drivers. "It is an honor to be selected to carry the 2018 ...

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Posted: 04 Oct, 2018 by American Association of Owner Operators

This post comes from our partners at the American Association of Owner Operators.   Having trouble shaking off the cobwebs when starting your day? Trucking can take a toll on your physical, mental and emotional health, and a lot of truck drivers fight that sluggish feeling almost daily. There a...

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Posted: 04 Oct, 2018 by Rebecca Cervantes-Kling

This story comes from our partners at KeepTruckin.   When I married my husband Will in 2002, I thought we’d be an active duty military family for at least 20 years, but that didn’t happen. Life had other plans for us. After four years of being a navy wife, we moved our family back t...

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Posted: 15 Aug, 2018 by Chad Boblett

When I first got started working with freight brokers in 2011, I was averaging more than 200 nights away from home each year. My primary strategy at that time was to go from one hot market to another hot market, chasing the highest-paying loads. At the beginning of 2015, the spot market demand for t...

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