February 1, 2016
Meritor announced a one-year extension of “Shoes for Soldiers” and will donate up to $70,000 from remanufactured brake sales and corporate matching funds to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation.
December 7, 2015
Several trucking associations, businesses and fleets have pledged support this holiday season for Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization that lays wreaths on the graves of veterans at locations around the nation.
November 25, 2015
Ford will donate five Transit Connect cargo vans to select organizations that provide hunger relief services. The vans will help these organizations give to those in need during the upcoming holiday season and through the rest of 2015.
October 30, 2015
Several trucking industry companies showed their support for breast cancer awareness month by sporting bright pink trucks and shirts and making donations to the cause.
August 20, 2015
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems is purchasing $10,000 worth of new computers and sending training staff for the St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Port-au Prince, Haiti.
June 9, 2015
Phillips Industries recently raised and contributed over $30,000 to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation, an organization that helps severely wounded, injured, or ill post 9/11 veterans.
January 9, 2015
The Holman Automotive Group, parent company of 25 businesses ranging from auto dealerships to truck upfitting and ARI fleet management, named Steve Holman manager of community affairs.
December 10, 2014
The trucking industry is often charitable and companies like Kenworth, Tri State Truck Center and River State Truck and Trailer are doing their part to give back this holiday season.
November 24, 2014
The Arpin group has donated an 18,000 square foot warehouse with a value of $260,000 to the Hardin County Habitat for Humanity in Radcliff, Ky. The organization will use the warehouse to store its extra inventory of donated furniture and housewares.
November 20, 2014
The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association’s eighth annual Truckers for Troops care package campaign raised more than $52,000 to pack and send care packages to service members in combat areas.
November 19, 2014
For the 10th year in a row, FedEx Corp. and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are making the holidays a little brighter for America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.
November 11, 2014
Con-way Freight teamed up with the Cell Phones For Soldiers non-profit organization to help soldiers stay connected with their families.
November 10, 2014
Pilot Flying J will be donating 10% of its proceeds from the sale of coffee and hot beverages on Veterans Day to the Fisher House Foundation.
April 7, 2014
Senior Editor Tom Berg was moved by Sunday's "60 Minutes" story on Health Wagon, carrying medicine and hope to Appalachia -- and intrigued by the X-ray trailer and the medical director who went to tractor-trailer school to learn to drive the rig. He has more in his Trailer Talk blog.
February 20, 2014
Corporate anniversaries are often marked with special parties for employees, customers and communities. But Love's celebrated its 50th anniversary on Valentine's day with hundreds of employees volunteering in the community.
December 9, 2013
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's seventh Truckers for Troops care package campaign is going on this week. The fundraising effort is an OOIDA tradition since 2007 and has a head start with a donation of $5,000 from Shell Rotella. Truckers for Troops raises money to pack and send care packages to service personnel stationed in combat zones.
May 21, 2013
The international humanitarian relief organization Convoy of Hope is responding to the needs of residents of Moore, Okla., following massive tornado damage.
April 18, 2013
Customers and employees of TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers, have donated $2,811.26 to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to professional truck drivers whose medical problems have led to financial hardship.
December 20, 2012
One thing I've learned in the past two-plus decades of covering this business is that most truckers have a big heart, and that goes for the entire industry, as well -- drivers, companies, dealers, manufacturers, you name it
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