Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful for all that they do!
The American Trucking Association recently released some data that highlights why truck drivers are the backbone of the U.S. economy. Here are some of the latest stats:
Stay tuned here on Logistically Speaking and on our social media channels this week (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) – we’ll be hosting our 2018 Carrier Symposium, and will share photos and updates on how we’re honoring our highway heroes throughout the week.
We thank you, American truckers, for your hard work, dedication and long hours on the roads!
How are you showing truck drivers your appreciation this week?
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