All posts tagged "Jul-2008"

  • RoadKing Mag
    Roll Out the Barrel!

    When Bob Kendall envisioned a centerpiece for his company’s major trade show, the annual Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International at the Kentucky Exposition Center, his goal was to build something that...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sparkling Personalities

    “We love our truck drivers!” says Ruth Lyrse, assistant general manager of the Greenwood TA. Sitting in the top northwestern corner of Louisiana, just five miles from the Texas border, this new addition...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Joining Forces

    Long haul truckers can be considered soldiers of sorts, working mainly in solitude and doing battle with the elements to ensure their cargo is delivered safely. Maybe that’s why there are so many...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Pick up the Pieces

    Like all distributors, two Georgia-based companies face escalating expenses along with the need to effectively service their respective marketplaces as cost efficiently as possible. Republic National Distributing Company of Atlanta, the second largest...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Thank You

    It’s great that truckers get recognized during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Aug. 24-30 this year). After all, the rest of the country should understand what TA has known for decades — the...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Fast Friends

    Nothing can ruin a trip like a speeding ticket, which is why drivers continually find ways to warn others of speed traps. Now, in addition to flashing headlights and alerts over the CB,...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Making Logbooks Easier

    Along with the much-loved freedom of the open road, there is the tyranny of the logbook. The required record of travel may be meticulously kept up-to-date, filled in precisely using rulers...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Right Fuel

    Drivers depend on having access to the right fuel for their truck when they need it, so TA is pleased to be a leader in ULSD availability, with 91 percent of its locations...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Drivers Test

    Even drivers who couldn’t be pried out of their rigs make it clear that the job isn’t suited to everyone. Now potential truckers can take a career assessment test for long haul drivers online, from...

    • Posted July 1, 2008
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