Congrats to Kansas Trucker Alfredo Tapia Martinez!

Join us in giving a big CONGRATULATIONS to Alfredo! National Carriers announced Alfredo Tapia Martinez as NCI Driver of the Month for July 2017. Alfredo calls Liberal, Kansas home, where he runs his own trucking business as an owner operator within the NCI Livestock Division. “Alfredo can be counted on every time he is assigned... Read more »

5 Reasons, 5 Ways to Thank A Trucker – Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

We are celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week with five reasons to thank a trucker and five ways to do it. Truck drivers carry 73% of American cargo. They are the prime movers of our economy, literally. With so many goods shipped throughout the country, most communities and businesses would not survive without truck drivers. Drivers are the reason... Read more »

TMC Driver John Casey Named to Trucking’s Top Rookie Top Ten Finalists

  John Casey represented TMC at the Great American Trucking Show as a top ten finalist in the 2017 Trucking’s Top Rookie contest on August 25 in Dallas, TX. John first climbed into his black and chrome Peterbilt on June 7, 2016 and never looked back. It was the first day of his new career... Read more »

10 Steps Truckers Are Taking to Save Texas, and How You Can Help

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, truckers are showing us what it means to be an American. You don’t wait on some national organization to help you or your neighbor. We’re thankful for those big relief orgs, but sometimes we need the action of a Few Good Men (and women, pardon the phrase) to save... Read more »

Several Found Dead in Trucking Trafficking Incident

An apparent smuggling operation involving undocumented immigrants came to a tragic conclusion early Sunday morning in San Antonio. Confirmed from the Associated Press: Eight people were dead at the scene, according to the San Antonio Fire Department. Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press on Sunday afternoon that... Read more »

8 Solid Pieces of Advice from Truck Driver Trainers

We asked our trucker fans to share the best advice they have learned from a trainer and we heard over 400 responses! Here are the top 8 pieces of advice, chosen according to most likes and editor’s picks. ​1. Wreck = Fired! ​ You wreck the truck you’re fired! -David Franceschi ​2. Aim high. ​ ​​Aim... Read more »

How do I get a high paying truck driver job?

If you’re one out of 3.5 million commercial drivers, how do you score one of the top high paying truck driver jobs? The short answer is by gaining experience and working hard, but there are clear tips to know if you’re looking for high-paying truck driver jobs. Your pay is influenced by a number of... Read more »

When Truckers Meet Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s creator and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg stopped at the World’s Largest Truckstop in Iowa during his tour across America. He learned a thing or two about truck driving jobs in America. He posted on his verified Facebook account about the experience, including photos of him climbing into a rig and enjoying a truckstop meal. We’d like to... Read more »

Every Trucking Job Is Different

The trucking industry is experiencing a period of change and growth. There are things to watch out for, like tricky and unfair terms in lease agreements, as pointed out by a USA Today investigation. In the past couple years, some news media have shared concerns of a driver shortage damaging the industry. Yet, when you... Read more »

National Carriers First USA Food Carrier Certified for New FSMA Regulations

Iron Apple is pleased to confirm that National Carriers has recently met the Iron Apple Certification Requirements for FSMA – Food Safety Transport Regulations. The new FMSA Regulations went into effective on April 6, 2017 and impact thousands of the food shippers, brokers, and carriers in the USA and Canada. SAI Global recently completed the... Read more »