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TMC's Mario Cardenas Named as a Top 10 Finalist for the 2016 Trucking's Top Rookie Contest

posted by on Thursday, July 21, 2016

TMC's Mario Cardenas Named as a Top 10 Finalist for the 2016 Trucking's Top Rookie Contest

The top ten finalists for the annual Truckload Carriers Association Trucking's Top Rookie contest have been announced, and we are pleased to report that TMC's Mario Cardenas has made the cut! Mario was born and raised in Mexico and moved to the United States in October of 2013. He is an outstanding asset to TMC and the trucking industry as a whole, and we are honored to have him as a professional driver in our fleet....Read More

Pride in Your Ride: Guest Blog by TMC Driver Joe Searfino Jr.

posted by on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pride in Your Ride: Guest Blog by TMC Driver Joe Searfino Jr.

Where can you drive top of the line equipment with all the bells and whistles and work for a company that truly values your success and supports your goals? You guessed it, right here at TMC. From the moment you step foot into your orientation class, you are in good hands with a class act company....Read More

TMC Maintenance Tech, Jeff Marshall, Places 3rd in SkillsUSA Contest

posted by on Tuesday, July 05, 2016

TMC Maintenance Tech, Jeff Marshall, Places 3rd in SkillsUSA Contest

TMC's Maintenance Technician, Jeff Marshall, recently participated in the 2016 SkillsUSA Iowa State Leadership and Skills Conference competition and placed third under the Diesel Equipment Technology category....Read More

Driver Roger Dannen Retires after 27 Years With TMC

posted by on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Driver Roger Dannen Retires after 27 Years With TMC

Veteran driver, Roger Dannen, will be hanging up the keys this week after nearly three decades with TMC. Roger is a true Black and Chrome original. He holds the prestigious title of Wheel Master, has over three million safe driving miles under his belt and was even the very first driver in the fleet to receive the keys to the new Peterbilt 579....Read More

Jordan Head Named Trainer of the Month For April 2016

posted by Justyn Sharp on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jordan Head Named Trainer of the Month For April 2016

Jordan Head made his dream of becoming a truck driver a reality when he joined TMC in October 2013. Jordan grew up around trucks and had always admired his great grandfather's trucking awards....Read More

Simulation Based, Reality Driven: A Sneak Peek into the TMC Simulator Room

posted by on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Simulation Based, Reality Driven: A Sneak Peek into the TMC Simulator Room

As part of TMC's commitment to training and driver safety, we've invested in four top-of-the-line simulators housed in our Des Moines Training Center. Simulator training is a rite of passage for any new TMC hire going through orientation, with the occasional office staff or visiting customer climbing in the seat to see what it's like to drive a rig!...Read More

TMC's CDL Training Program Celebrates One Year Anniversary

posted by on Wednesday, June 08, 2016

TMC's CDL Training Program Celebrates One Year Anniversary

June 8th, 2016 marks a special date in TMC history - it's the official one-year anniversary of the TMC CDL training program. This program, available to select candidates that want to drive for TMC but do not already have a Class A CDL, provides the training to help them obtain the CDL in exchange for one year of employment driving for TMC....Read More

Alcoa Names TMC Transportation Tier 1 Core Carrier, Flatbed Carrier of the Year

posted by on Friday, May 27, 2016

Alcoa Names TMC Transportation Tier 1 Core Carrier, Flatbed Carrier of the Year

Last month, Alcoa, a global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, announced the winners of their 10th Annual Core Carrier Awards. At the ceremony, TMC Transportation was recognized as a Flatbed Tier 1 Core Carrier, and was also presented with the 2015 Flatbed Carrier of the Year Award. This is the ninth time TMC has earned this distinction....Read More

Andrew Theobald Named March 2016 Trainer of the Month

posted by on Monday, May 16, 2016

Andrew Theobald Named March 2016 Trainer of the Month

With over five and a half years of driver training experience, Andrew Theobald has been named Trainer of the Month for March 2016. "I want my drivers to be successful on their own once they leave my truck," Andrew says. Andrew admitted that he was nervous to take on the role of a trainer because of the liability of a new driver, but couldn't deny his passion for teaching....Read More

Rex Howard Named Driver of the First Quarter For 2016

posted by Justyn Sharp on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Rex Howard Named Driver of the First Quarter For 2016

Rex Howard has been with TMC for nearly two decades and has racked up over 2 million safe driving miles. He is the epitome of a TMC driver; safe, reliable and dedicated to the job....Read More

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