Global Perspectives December, 2020

Global Perspectives December, 2020

Courtesy Wall Street Journal, December 9, 2020COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in the U.K. Tests Global Supply Network The COVID-19 vaccines that British citizens began receiving on December 9 had been sitting only days earlier in ultracold freezers across the English...
News From The Road November, 2020

News From The Road November, 2020

Tampa Bay Business Journal, September 3, 2020: Before commercial truckers get behind the wheel of a big rig on a public road, they’ve undergone hundreds of hours of training to earn their Commercial Driver’s License. St. Petersburg-headquartered company Advanced...
Training Wheels November, 2020

Training Wheels November, 2020

Congress must take need for drivers as seriously as infrastructure, from American Trucker, November 3, 2020. Infrastructure has been front and center leading up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election, though funding for new bridges, roads, and railways are only a few...
Global Perspectives November, 2020

Global Perspectives November, 2020

Courtesy Global Trade, November 3, 2020The Logic of Logistics for the New Normal: How the Trucking Industry Is Changing Amid Covid-19 Like all businesses and sectors, the trucking industry has been forced to respond rapidly to the COVID-19 pandemic. The past year has...
Overdrive September, 2020 – Preparing a New Generation of Truckers

Overdrive September, 2020 – Preparing a New Generation of Truckers

By John Kearney ​According to the American Transportation Research Institute, the share of younger truck drivers in recent years has not only been increasing, it’s been decreasing. It is urgent that we reverse that pattern and start attracting capable, career-minded...
News From The Road October, 2020

News From The Road October, 2020

The Published Reporter, August 31, 2020: Economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era, says John Kearney, CEO of Advanced Training Systems, could be severely hampered by a growing shortage of truck drivers. It is estimated that there are 50,000 fewer long- and...
Training Wheels September, 2020

Training Wheels September, 2020

FMCSA forms driver panel to get feedback on CMV issues and initiatives, from American Trucker, September 22,2020. A panel of commercial vehicle drivers is being created to provide feedback to federal regulators on issues such as safety, hours of service (HOS)...
Global Perspectives September, 2020

Global Perspectives September, 2020

Courtesy Talk Business & Politics, September 21, 2020Trucking Industry Outlook Improves in Second Half of 2020 Low retail inventories and a healthy spot market have contributed to improved expectations for the second half of 2020 as the freight market tightens....