Category: Industry Trends

Why NOW is the Time to Start a Career in Trucking

Female truck driver talking on her radio.

Why is now the best time to start a career in trucking? The pandemic and resulting supply chain disruptions made it clearer than ever that truckers are essential to keeping our economy moving.  Big box stores also sped up the transition to online ordering and fulfillment, increasing the need for skilled drivers. The economic outlook… Read more »

Classic Carriers’ New Truck Technology

Inside of Classic Carrier’s new updated cabs

New technologies are changing the face of truck driving for the better. Drivers now have in-cab technology that provides added safety, greater efficiency and better communication. At Classic Carriers, we are proud to have undergone a technology upgrade in our trucks in 2021 to ensure our drivers had the best technology to suit their needs…. Read more »

Shortage of Truck Drivers Continues to Push Up Pay

Trucker driving on a highway with pay chart

High demand for truck drivers continues to push up pay, benefits and bonuses across the nation. In fact, the U.S. has seen a truck driver shortage for the last 15 years, and it is only predicted to keep growing. For those seeking an adventurous career, now is a great time to seek a truck driving… Read more »

[Video] OTA on the Air with Classic Carriers Owner Jim Subler: COVID and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Jim Subler and Tom Balzer

Gain insight into how the trucking industry has been affected by COVID-19 and what the future holds in a recent episode of OTA on the Air, featuring an interview with Jim Subler, owner of Classic Carriers and chairman of the Ohio Trucking Association (OTA) Board of Trustees. OTA on the Air, hosted by President &… Read more »