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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 […]

Hiring Only The Best: TanTara’s Guide to a Professional Fleet

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by | No Comments

Hiring Professional Truck Drivers For more than three decades, TanTara Transportation has been a trusted national carrier. We believe our success is due to one major reason: our people. At TanTara, we’re more than a business; we’re a family. Because we treat our team members the same way we treat our clients, we have very […]

The Hawk Truck is Gearing Up For 2017

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by | No Comments

The Muscatine trucking crew sang “We got a great big convoy” as their Hawk Truck hit the highway last September, bound for the first Iowa Hawkeye away game at Rutgers. That trip marked the first Big Ten game of the season. Since 1983, President Mike Riggan’s fleet trucking company has hauled Iowa’s football equipment to and from out-of-town games. […]

5 Reasons to Drive for TanTara Transportation Corp.

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 by | No Comments

Drive Excellent Equipment At TanTara, we take pride in our trucks and the way they run and look out on the road. In fact, our trucks and trailers as well as the driver behind the wheel are a huge factor when customers choose to work with TanTara. Our well recognizable fleet of well-maintained trucks and […]

Reliable Transportation Company – Why You Should Work With TanTara

Posted on: March 8th, 2017 by | No Comments

Honest. Friendly. Versatile. Safe. These are just four words that describe our business approach at TanTara Transportation Corporation. For nearly 35 years, we’ve been your “one call does it all” reliable transportation company. We know you have other options when it comes to transporting your freight. There are many names out there in the trucking […]

Trump Administration’s Effect on Transportation & Truck Drivers

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

Ten transportation issues to watch under Trump TanTara Transportation knows the challenges and obstacles that truck drivers face, and most regular motorists just can’t understand. Severe weather conditions, oversized loads, long hours, and government trucking and transportation rules are just a few of the issues you must contend with on a regular basis.   The trucking […]

Electronic Logs (E-Logs) For Truck Drivers

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by | No Comments

  Moving Along the Electronic Highway with E-Logs   Truck drivers do much more than simply travel along our nation’s highways and by-ways. They must be highly trained, cautious, and must follow a lot of rules, procedures, and regulations. “There’s a lot of regs . . . and every day there are more regulations,” said […]

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