Dan Moore

Dan is one of those guys that asks a ton of questions.  We welcome his enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge.  Everyone learns more with people like Dan involved in the training process.  

Anil T.

Anil started his training in early December and completed right after the first of the year.  He is starting 2017 off in the right direction and has gone to work for Reliakor Services.  

Buying into safety: One fleet’s view

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Buying into safety: One fleet’s view

“Our first job is to protect our team,” says Baylor Trucking’s president.

Jan 4, 2017 by Sean Kilcarr | Fleet Owner

Cari Baylor, president of Baylor Trucking, is a big believer in the benefits of high-end safety technologies, despite the often high-end price tag that comes with them.

ELD implementation to push truckload rates higher in 2017—and beyond

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ELD implementation to push truckload rates higher in 2017—and beyond

According to an article by Keven Jones from Fleet Owner on Jan 13, 2017, Carriers can expect a 4% increase this year.  Here is part of his article:

Truckload rates will increase about 4% this year, with capacity pressure brought on by the looming ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate more than compensating for an economic recovery that’s become “stale,” contends transportation economist Noël Perry.

Spot Rates are UP and small business owners are OPTIMISTIC!

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Spot Rates are UP and small business owners are OPTIMISTIC!

Small biz optimism surges

According to American Trucker Jan 10, 2017

 

Small business optimism rocketed to its highest level since 2004, with a stratospheric 38-point jump in the number of owners who expect better business conditions, according to the monthly National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Index of Small Business Optimism.

Marco Castaneda Ruiz

Marco really did a good job getting ready for his test and passed his CDL Road Test in his first attempt.  Marco and his friend Victor drove up from Owatonna and they helped each other out though the process.

Halvor Lines Chosen to Host "The Wall That Heals" in 2017

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Halvor Lines Chosen to Host "The Wall That Heals" in 2017

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) have announced they will continue their partnership in 2017 to bring "The Wall That Heals" to communities across America.  Halvor has been selected to host the Memorial Wall later this year from July 20th to July 23rd in Superior, WI.

Schneider Visit

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Schneider Visit

Bryan Shafer from Schneider was here today to talk about the many job opportunities for our students at Schneider. We have had about 30 students go to Schneider in 2016.  If you have any questions about all of the options at Schneider, here is Bryan's contact information:

Bryan Schafer

Driver Field Recruiting Mgr.

11955 Douglas Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50323

Office: 800-558-1159

Cell: 515-344-9663

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