Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Highway Transport is honoring the millions of professional truck drivers this week who work to deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. Highway Transport is honoring the millions of professional truck drivers this week who work to deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. “They are everyday heroes with the deepest commitment to protecting others. Plus, our drivers really shine…literally and figuratively,” says Marshall Franklin, Chief Financial Officer of Highway Transport.
Our driving fleet is eye-popping. We have one of the shiniest and most well-maintained truck fleets on the road. Our shops are staffed with top mechanics and tank wash professionals.”“It’s not just trucking.” adds Greg Watkins, Highway Transport Vice Chairman “Highway Transport jobs require an understanding of specialty chemicals and tanker trucking.”
During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 10-16, Highway Transport will mark the celebration with cookouts at all locations. Drivers also receive Orca drinkware. There are more than 3.5 million professional truck drivers nationwide. These professional men and women log close to 724 billion miles annually and last year, delivered nearly 70% of the U.S. freight tonnage – or 10.55 billion tons. 80 percent of U.S. communities depend solely on the trucking industry for their goods and commodities. Professional truck drivers keep this country moving forward.Highway Transport asks you to take this week to recognize the significant contributions of our professional truck drivers. The efficiency and safety that these drivers guarantee allow businesses and American citizens to confidently ship goods across state lines and to every corner of the country.
Highway Transport wants to especially thank the 300+ professional truck drivers in the driving fleet. To learn more about how essential truck drivers are to their communities and the economy, visit www.ntdaw.org.
With an intense culture of safety and a 69-year legacy, Highway Transport is currently moving into the Pittsburgh PA and Cincinnati OH markets with an eye on recruiting top talent.
“The skills of our chemical tanker drivers make Highway Transport drivers stand out among drivers in the trucking industry.” adds Marshall.
Highway Transport has a presence in the following U.S. cities: