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TLD Logistics named one of the 2017 Best Fleets to Drive For

Every year, CarriersEdge in partnership with Truckload Carriers Association publishes their list of the 20 best Fleets to Drive for in North America.  This list identifies for-hire carriers providing the best workplace experiences for their truck drivers. For the second year in a row, TLD Logistics has won the coveted award and recognition of being one of the 20 Best Fleets.  This takes into account our driver satisfaction, our excellent CDL driving schools, our state of the art fleet of [...]

4 steps to becoming a truck driver

How would you like to move out of your office cubicle job and get on the road to a new career with fantastic benefits. To get started, take a look at these four steps to help get you started working as a truck driver. Four steps? It's okay... it's not that bad! Trucking can be a seriously awesome job, but many people have a false negative stereotype of what the lifestyle is really like. If you're already considering a truck [...]

5 Reasons to become a truck driver

Driving a truck is a hard job no doubt, and as we all know, someone has to do it. Maybe that someone could be you? There is always a high demand for excellent truck drivers, and that demand is still growing so this is a great time to give some thought to becoming a truck driver. Should you get your CDL and make the leap? Here are five great reasons you might want to consider this. 1. Let's face it, [...]

2016 DRIVERS MILLION PLUS SAFE MILE CELEBRATION

On July 16, 2016 TLD held a Celebration Banquet for our drivers that have driven 1MM or 2 MM accident free miles. The banquet took place at the Holiday Inn in Knoxville and was a huge success. Each driver was awarded 2 shirts with the MM Mile patch, a crystal award and a SuperMile Ring which will be delivered in mid-September. We’re proud of all of you. Thanks for making TLD a great place to work! [...]

FIA Golf Tournament

TLD won the tournament based on the strong putting of Doug Catt and impressive driving performance off the tee by Mike Epperson.

Coming Home To Tennessee

A Soldier's Journey Home (ASJH) is a group of volunteers primarily comprised of current and retired firefighters and retired veterans from over fourteen states. Over the past thirteen years, they have worked on a variety of disaster relief construction projects and now focus their charitable efforts toward severely injured veterans. LCpl Cody Evans’ story:  “In May 2011, my unit was activated and trained for deployment to Afghanistan. In July, we deployed and were scheduled to return stateside in February 2012. [...]

BENEFITS OF A TRUCK DRIVING CAREER

Are you considering a career in truck driving? Do you have reservations about long hours or being able to drive long distances? There are pros and cons to every job, but maybe the pros of truck driving outweigh the cons for you. As a truck driver travels, they have the opportunity to see all different landscapes, experience different cultures, and meet different people. While it may be a short amount of time, every trip can be an adventure in itself. [...]

Water Shortage

FLINT (WJRT) - (03/22/16) – Flint, MI continues to receive support during its water crisis from communities near and far. Tuesday morning, 70,000 pounds of water was donated to Flint. It came from local churches and community members in Knoxville, Tennessee. TLD Logistics from Knoxville, TN delivered two semi-truck loads of water to Bunche School on MLK Avenue. People with TLD Logistics heard about the pastor’s plan and lent a helping hand. The company, a branch of Toyota, donated two semi-trucks and [...]

Road Etiquette: Sharing the Road with Truck Drivers

Whether you’re commuting to work or school, running errands, or taking a road trip, driving is a means to an end for most of us; but for truck drivers, the road is their office. When we share their work environment, there are many ways for us to ensure their safety as well as our own. Be aware of their blind spots. Nearly one-third of fatal car and truck accidents when a vehicle is in a truck’s blind spot. Be aware [...]