RFX Blog | Archive for October, 2012

Truck Driver Demographic Changing as More Women Hit the Roads

October 10th, 2012

Image Source: Kimt Channel 3 A recent report published online by a local Iowa television station discusses how the trucking industry is currently undergoing a slight change-up as more women are taking to the roads alongside their husbands. Commercial Trucking License The television station states that more and more women are now getting their commercial […]

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More Trucking Companies Switching to Natural Gas

October 9th, 2012

Image Source: Flickr/lydia_shiningbrightly There is no question that the rising cost of diesel fuel has been especially hard on the trucking industry. In response to this, many trucking companies are now electing to use natural gas instead of diesel or regular gas as reported in this story by the Calgary Herald. Beginning Stages The plan […]

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Trucking Industry Desperately Seeks New Independent Contractors and Drivers

October 5th, 2012

Jobs in many industries have a bleak outlook right now; however this is not the case with trucking jobs. Several companies are seeking over-the-road independent contractor trucking professionals to fill a growing shortage. Free Training Programs Being Utilized Some trucking companies have responded to the shortage by offering free training programs for drivers. This is because […]

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Is the Trucking Industry Seeing a Boom Right Now?

October 4th, 2012

Image Source: Flickr/Damian Gadal While many industries these days are struggling with the idea of reducing their workforce and facing cutbacks in order to survive these tough economic times, that is not the case in the trucking industry. This career field is seeing an impressive increase in the number of trucking jobs available, and experts […]

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