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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 [...]

Join our Truck Driving Team!

Why Drive for TLD Logistics We strive to create a positive culture at TLD Logistics that encourages safety, teamwork, creativity, and open communication. Our policies and procedures work to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for our truck drivers, and we provide competitive training, benefits, and pay. To ensure growth and our positive culture, we strongly advocate open communication between all employees. This fosters a team spirit within our ranks, enhances quality of life in our community, and strengthens [...]

Wreaths Across America

Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine, was a 12 year old paper boy for the Bangor Daily News when he won a trip to Washington D.C. His first trip to our nation’s capital was one he would never forget, and Arlington National Cemetery made an especially indelible impression on him. In 1992, Worcester Wreath found themselves with a surplus of wreaths nearing the end of the holiday season. Remembering his boyhood experience at [...]