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Tucker’s Trucking Sign-off

Posted on: January 10th, 2014 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

Like many Americans, I needed a job. Well, I had a job, but it was highly unfavorable. When I got an offer to write blogs and manage social media all day, I jumped at the chance despite one detail that made me apprehensive. The job was writing blogs about trucks, truck drivers, the trucking industry, […]

New York drivers see major toll Hikes

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 2 Comments

After the recent toll hikes From the New York/New Jersey Port Authority, many independent truckers may very well start declining shipments into New York City. Just over the Thanksgiving weekend, three bridges (George Washington Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing, and Goethals Bridge) and two tunnels (Lincoln Tunnel and Holland Tunnel) between New York and New Jersey underwent […]

Technology in Trucking

Posted on: November 27th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 2 Comments

From individuals in the 1920s with single trucks delivering to make a living to companies with 500 large truck fleets, the trucking industry has grown a great deal in the last 100 years. The interconnectedness of the American freeways have led to consumers being able to get goods from hundreds of miles away, and shippers […]

YRC Looks to Teamsters for Aid

Posted on: November 18th, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker 2 Comments

This third quarter for YRC Freight has not been a very pleasant one. The transportation company’s shares have dropped to around $7. Around July last year, the shares were selling for about $35. Furthermore, YRC reported a loss of about $44.4 million for the third quarter, while just last year they had a $3 million gain. […]

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Chelsea Tucker

A recent graduate from The University of Alabama, Chelsea is currently pursuing a Master's Degree and works as a web relations coordinator at Randall-Reilly.