In Delaware, the trucking industry provides over 19,000 jobs. Most of them come from small, locally owned businesses.
Trump Nominee for FMCSA Backs ELDs; Tells Sen. Booker ELDs Will Prevent Fraudulent and Altered Entries
WASHINGTON (Oct. 31) — Tuesday, the Senate Commerce Committee heard testimony from Raymond P. Martinez, President Trump’s nominee to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. In light of the upcoming December 18 deadline for implementation of ELDs, his comments were of particular interest to many in the trucking industry.
DMTA to Hold “ELD Day” November 7 at Our Office in Dover
DOVER (Oct. 27) — Some carriers have yet to adopt ELDs. While we are not sure who is and who is not ready for the December deadline, DMTA thinks it is important that anyone not ready for the deadline be given the opportunity to learn the facts about the ELD rules and to understand their options.
Trucking Launches New Workforce Development Effort
Oct. 25 – This week at its annual Management Conference and Exhibition, American Trucking Associations announced the creation of a Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the critical issue of recruiting, training and retaining Americans to work in the trucking industry.
New Report Says National Shortage of Truck Drivers to Reach 50,000 This Year
Industry Needs to Hire Roughly 90,000 New Drivers Annually to Meet Demand
ORLANDO, FL (Oct. 20) — Friday, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello released the findings of his latest report into the driver shortage, warning the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.