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Category: Professional Development/Training

Help Wanted; People, Organizations, Jobs, and Businesses for Tomorrow's Transportation - 12/04/2019
As of 2012, The United States transportation sector employed 4.3 million people. It is becoming increasingly more difficult to find qualified candidates to fill those...

Fast Start: Carriers Use Tech to Compress Driver Orientation Training - 4/23/2019
In order to increase driver retention and achieve better training results, fleet executives and managers are re-evaluation how to make orientation training more efficient. By...

Application Process Open for I-95 Corridor Coalition's Freight Academy - 11/26/2013
The I-95 Corridor Coalition is now accepting applications for the upcoming Freight Academy scheduled for April 2014. This program began in 2008 and is conducted...

Transportation Center Gets $3.7 Million Grant to Establish Center for Urban Freight Research - 5/29/2013
The METRANS Transportation Center, a joint partnership of California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the University of Southern California (USC) has received $3.7 million...

Maryland Department of Transportation Conducts Peer-to-Peer Exchange on Freight Performance Measures - 8/07/2012
On January 12 and 13, 2011, a peer exchange meeting was held in Baltimore, Maryland with the intent of exchanging information on freight performance measures....

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