Monthly Archives: September 2016

Congratulations 3rd Quarter Harley Winner!

Posted: September 13, 2016

  Please joins us in congratulating Jeff, our 2016 3rd Quarter Harley Davidson Winner! Jeff joined Carter Express in November of 2004 and since the 3rd quarter of 2006, Jeff has made 100% on his bonus and his name was in the drawing 37 times for this raffle. Jeff received his 1 million mile award in 2012 and has 1,412,100 miles with Carter to date. He ran a Paragould route for several years and ran the board for a while afterwards. Jeff is currently doing the Seward relay. Whatever route Jeff is on, he clearly takes safety and commitment seriously and we are very happy to have him on the … Continue reading

Women in Trucking

Posted: September 7, 2016

There is a shortage in drivers within the trucking industry and according to conservative estimates, this shortage is nearing 50,000 drivers nationwide. One way that companies are attempting to fill this gap is through the capable, but largely untapped segment of the workforce: professional female drivers. Historically, women haven’t driven trucks professionally.  Today, women make up about 6% of the truck driving industry—but this isn’t because women can’t do it.  While time away from home may be a common deterrent, sometimes women simply don’t “feel welcome” in the field of professional truck driving. Surveys and interviews reveal that women haven’t considered a career in trucking due to the perception that … Continue reading

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