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Ten Tips for Truck Driver Safety in Winter

Posted on: November 28th, 2018 by | No Comments

Ten Tips for Truck Driver Safety in Winter Tis the season . . .  for wintry weather driving conditions. At TanTara, truck driver safety is very important and our drivers focus on safety during all four seasons. But we realize that winter driving requires extra care and planning. Whether you’re a long-haul driver or pulling […]

Flatbed Percentage Pay Program

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

TanTara Transportation is very excited to introduce it’s NEW Flatbed Percentage Pay Program.   The trucking industry is very diverse in the types of truck driver pay offered. Some companies offer Pay Per Mile, Stop Pay, Detention Pay, Experience Pay, Fuel and Safety Bonuses and Accessorial Pay to name a few. Percentage of Load Pay is widely […]

Owner – Operators Partner With TanTara

Posted on: July 30th, 2018 by | No Comments

Owner Operators Are An Important Part Of Our Family. Chat with TanTara employees, and you’ll notice a word each of them use to describe their job – Family. Everyone who works at TanTara feels like they’re part of a family, which makes them appreciate their job so much more. Although contracting with TanTara as an owner-operator […]

Women Truck Drivers Will Save Trucking

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by | No Comments

Women Will Save Trucking Exploding demand for truck drivers has further underscored the importance of recruiting both males and females of all ages into the industry. Thanks to technological advances and improvements in modern machinery, becoming an over the road (OTR) trucker is an increasingly attractive profession. By reading the following information you’ll get a […]

Eleven Reasons You Should Become a Truck Driver

Posted on: June 11th, 2018 by | 1 Comment

From food, clothing, cars, livestock, fuel, furniture, and so much more, trucks carry the items we Americans use and consume every day. Long-haul truck drivers deliver products none of us can live without. Did you know that nearly 70 percent of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. is shipped on trucks? Or that […]

Diesel Technician Shortage

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by | No Comments

Diesel Mechanics Needed! Why The Shortage? A severe shortage of trained and qualified diesel technicians is causing demand to skyrocket! A number of factors have led to the industry’s current shortage, namely retiring baby boomers, fewer diesel technician graduates, and an economy that’s on the move. The number of diesel technician graduates has decreased over […]

TanTara Driver Referral Program

Posted on: March 24th, 2018 by | No Comments

TanTara Driver Referral Program When you’re employed somewhere that treats you right, makes you feel like more than just a truck number, and gives you everything you need to succeed, you’re probably going to share that experience with someone you know. Unintentionally recruiting new drivers to TanTara is pretty common for our drivers because they […]

VA Jobs – Kenny De Witt Joins The Veterans Apprenticeship Program

Posted on: January 20th, 2018 by | No Comments

Kenny De Witt Joins The Veterans Apprenticeship Program Saying TanTara Transportation is a welcoming environment for veterans and U.S. Service members is an understatement. This company was founded by Vietnam war veteran Mike Riggan, whose son Dave is TanTara’s Safety Director and an Iraq war veteran. We know the difficulties that can accompany transitioning back […]

From 6 Wheels to 18 Wheels – Mark Devol joins the TanTara family.

Posted on: December 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

Transition To OTR Trucking Mark Devol was no stranger to the trucking industry before making his move to join the TanTara Family. As a driver for Pepsi, he spent 24 years behind the wheel, traveling his routes and mastering the art of urban driving with a truck. Since he was comfortable operating a delivery truck […]

Quality Consistency Driver Jackets

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by | No Comments

TanTara Transportation awarded 13 drivers with our last Quality Consistency Driver jacket to drivers who have earned them in 2017. These jackets are only given to drivers who’ve never gotten one before and have received a semiannual quality consistency bonus twice in a row. To receive the bonus drivers must have had no accidents/incidents, good fuel and maintenance […]

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