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The Trucking Industry at a Glance

 

The Trucking industry has been experiencing an overall growth. The need for hauling freight is on the rise, which in turn, has increased the demand for Drivers across the country. According to the American Truckers Association, Carriers across the United States, small and large, have increased payrolls for Truckload and LTL. Employment has increased by 0.8% for small Carriers and by 0.3% for larger Carriers; fleets have increased their overall workforce dispatch by 3.1%. With the constant rise in demand, Trucking is the #1 Industry to break into.

Benefits of Trucking

  • Long-term Career Path
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Bonus and Incentives
  • Competitive Pay
  • Vacation Time
  • Great Benefits
  • Ability to Travel
  • Growing Demand

Commitment to Safety
There is a lot to learn when you first hit the road. From adjusting to life in a big rig to staying out of danger and accident prevention; its important to learn measures to avoid accidents and protect your CDL License.

CSA 2010
Compliance Safety, Accountability (CSA) is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative designed to provide motor carriers and drivers with the attention from FMCSA and State Partners about their potential safety problems with an ultimate goal of achieving a greater reduction in large truck and bus crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

For More Information on Safety and Compliance
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
(FMCSA)

www.fmcsa.dot.gov

American Trucking Association
(ATA)

www.truckline.com

Department of Transportation
(DOT)

www.dot.gov

Frequently Asked Questions

How many trucks are on the road today?
There are over 15,500,000 commercial trucks driving the USA roadways today. Around 2,000,000 are tractor trailers.

Does the trucking industry make a lot of money?
It’s estimated that the annual revenue for the entire trucking industry is around $255,500,000,000.00 ($255.5 billion).

Are there a lot of trucking companies?
There are around a half a million (500,000) trucking companies in United States today .

How many professional truck drivers are there?
There are 3,500,000 estimated professional truck drivers. Approximately 164,000 of whom are women.

How would I get paid?
In the trucking industry, pay varies between Carriers and the types of loads hauled. Most common pay structures are based on miles driven with those mileage rates and income increasing with experience. Other forms of compensation may include stop pay, unloading pay and hourly pay for specific types of work performed.

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Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. was first led to success by Cy Weller, a solutions-driven former attorney from San Antonio who was drafted into the Army. When he returned home from the Army in 1943,he found that he no longer had office space for his legal practice. So he used his experience from the Army to buy military equipment, including salvage trucks, from the government to sell tomore

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