Prizes, Prizes, and more Prizes — everyone has been entered for a chance to win some really great prizes this week. Where did they come from? Events Coming to a Location Near You: Trucking Associations and Industry partners will be celebrating across Canada at truck stops and weigh stations! Safety and compliance is important to me and I demonstrate that through my work and volunteer activities. Gifts for Everyone — check your bins when you can, as everyone in the fleet is getting a small token of our appreciation. Thousands of trucking companies, manufacturers, producers, and industry suppliers are acknowledging the contributions of truck drivers this week by hosting cook outs, doing giveaways, honoring safety achievements, announcing new incentive programs, and inviting friends and family to participate in the festivities. .
Yet, these professional drivers go about their business with often little thought of from others on the roadway. Each driver has a story to tell with which we never get the chance to learn of. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 8-14, 2019, is when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy's most demanding and important jobs. The will take orders until September 1 to ensure customers receive their merchandise before the start of the celebration. How are the enterprise carriers thanking their drivers this week? Today, American Trucking Associations revealed the official 2019 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and thank-a-trucker toolkit.
More than 80% of U. During the broadcast these truck drivers will emphasize their passion for trucking, the benefits of a truck driving career, the safety record of the trucking industry, and the availability of thousands of truck driving jobs due to the truck driver shortage. Everyone now seems to have realized the crucial role truckers play in our economy, but the overarching tone has been worry about the profession alternating with prognostications about how to fix it. In previous lives John Paul studied Shakespeare in London and Buddhism in India, but now he focuses on transportation and logistics in the heart of Freight Alley--Chattanooga. How did they get to you? Tons of associations will be out celebrating at truck stops and weigh stations across Canada and the U. Trucking companies, industry suppliers, state associations, and shippers recognize the country's 3.
It is your hard work and dedication that help keep us going and growing strong. Our team is focused on delivering exceptional service at competitive prices. Photo courtesy of Volvo Trucks Leading up to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which takes place September 9 through 15 in the U. Companies are paying premium salaries, offering great benefits, proposing sign on bonuses and more to hire truck drivers as the industry only continues to grow. Our goal is to change the transportation industry. The celebration continues if you travel to the U.
Thank you, drivers, for all that you do to keep our country moving despite all the obstacles in your way. Be safe and have a great day. Have you read the side of the truck to see where it came from? The goal of National Trucking Week is to raise awareness and promote the trucking industry. Lee Iacocca, who led Chrysler out of near bankruptcy by introducing the K-car platform, has died. Associations, carriers, and suppliers join in on the event.
The company will be looking to expand the new process to Indianapolis this month. Truck drivers operate in many different business models and environments — local pickup and delivery drivers, over-the-road drivers, linehaul operations and team drivers — but the industry is celebrating the dedication of all truck drivers this National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Wabco Fleet Solutions is developing solutions for fuel efficiency, downtime reduction, regulatory compliance, workforce management and load optimization. Below is an email that Crete Carrier Corporation received from Unilever regarding Driver Appreciation Week: We trust that you will share this letter with your drivers as well as all within your organizations. Public officials, community groups, members of the media and local businesses can also play a role in honoring truck drivers by seeking out opportunities to better understand the important work truck drivers do in safely moving the economy each day. Inspections conducted will include inspection of brake-system components to identify loose or missing parts; air or hydraulic fluid leaks; defective rotor conditions; measurement of pushrod travel; mismatched air chamber sizes across axles; air reservoir integrity and mounting; worn linings, pads, drums or rotors; required brake-system warning devices; and other brake-system components. All the while, such drivers endure the traffic jams that we face as commuters, poor weather conditions and other challenges.
When was the last time you assessed the things around you? The automotive icon, 94, died of natural causes. This week, American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry are recognizing the 3. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, truckers in the United States will have driven 80,000 miles. Perhaps they are just around the corner from home after a long day or just starting on a journey that will keep them away from their loved ones for days to perhaps weeks before returning home. These items, featuring a backpack cooler and high-quality thermos, allow industry professionals and supporters from the general public to show appreciation for America's drivers throughout the year. No matter the distance, no matter the load, you get the job done, safely and on time. As you know this is Driver Appreciation Week.
Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers. Dart Transit set up a series of lunch events at its terminals across the country for Driver Appreciation Week, giving its executives a chance to engage with drivers. We hope you take part and enjoy the week. Make sure you check your messages, you may just be a winner! Power Heavy Duty recently added Super Truck Center, with 16 service bays and truck and trailer repair services, to its distributor network. In The News Today, American Trucking Associations opened the official National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2019 online store to provide the trucking industry an opportunity to celebrate truck drivers during the September 8 — 14 appreciation week.
Volvo thanks truck drivers for moving our world. As drivers are retiring, new regulations are being put into place, and a growing import and export industry, there continues to be an. The company has also made changes to its hiring process to onboard new drivers more quickly. We stand for integrity, efficiency, and teamwork. They are essential to the transportation of so many products that we desire and sometimes even need for survival.
We challenge you to pay attention and read when you have the chance. We get whatever barriers in that process out of the way so the driver can make a good living, have a predictable work schedule, have a predictable pay check, be treated like a member of the Schneider association. We will be doing 2 daily prize draws from Wednesday through to Friday. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. Each day as we drive home from our jobs, we pass by hundreds of truckers some of which maybe hauling Unilever freight. When you are driving on the interstate, are you waving to the drivers that have been away from their families all week? The association also announced Trucking Day at Nationals Park, an event in which professional truck drivers will sing the National Anthem, receive mid-game recognitions from the fans, and participate in on-field activities. Many of you we deal with on a day to day basis and certainly through the years have provided you with a verbal or email thanks from time to time.