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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 [...]

St. Valentine – George Galvan

George showed up in our Knoxville office the afternoon of February 12th and handed out roses and candy to all the women. He didn’t stop there though . . . the guys got doughnuts – about 6 dozen of them. When I asked George about his escapade he said simply “Everyone here is so good to me I just wanted to give something back.” Thank you George. You will always be Our Special Valentine.

TLD NAMED “2016 20 BEST FLEETS TO DRIVE FOR”

It is with great pride that I announce TLD has been awarded one of North America's 20 "Best Fleets to Drive For" in 2016 by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). To be eligible to participate in this contest, the carrier must be nominated by a CDL driver who works for the carrier.  Once nominated, the carriers must complete a comprehensive questionnaire that focuses on programs, benefits, opportunities and programs that are made available to its CDL driver. [...]

Freezing Temperature Maintenance

Tonight, January 19th, is the coldest night of the year so far with the temperatures hitting below zero in the upper Midwest and hovering in the single digits in the South.  Drivers, please make sure you are using fuel additive before you fuel.  The fuel additives can be found at all TLD locations as well as all Truck Pro locations. One quart bottle of PS 1025-12 will treat up to 100 gallons and must be added once temperatures go below 25 [...]