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Landing the Job: How to Find Truck Driving Jobs in Akron, Ohio

According to the American Trucking Association, there’s a shortage of about 60,000 truck drivers in the US. This number is expected to increase to about 100,000 in the next few years. This is as a result of companies like Walmart and Amazon driving up the demand for truck drivers with their online shopping model. The…

June 2019 Newsletter

It’s Time to Upgrade: 4 Reasons to Go to Truck Driving School

In today’s job climate, stability, compensation, and job security often leave something to be desired. Health insurance, fluctuating industry trends, and a lack of say so in company standards can make finding a career miserable.  Are you ready to change careers and put more power in your hands? Consider going to truck driving school. It…

May 2019 Newsletter

Owner Operator vs Company Driver: The Pros and Cons

There are 3.5 million people whose sole job is to get into a truck and drive. If long drives on the open road sound right up your alley, the trucking industry is calling your name.  Are you thinking it’s time to consider a new career? Maybe you’ve known you’ve wanted to be a driver for quite some…

April 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter

So You Want to be a Trucker? 6 Things You Need to Know About Trucking Industry Outlooks

The trucking industry has a need for more drivers. But is it a good time to be a trucker?  According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), in 2017 the trucking industry was a $700 billion industry. That figure indicates that there’s plenty of revenue to go around. It’s an industry with constant demand, thanks to big…

Truck Driver Requirements: What Do You Need to Land the Job?

Are you looking for a job that lets you travel and make good money? Truck driving might be a solution for you.  We’re going to go over the truck driver requirements. That way you know upfront if you’re a good fit for the job. You’ll also be able to better gauge if you’re a good fit…

February 2019 Newsletter