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New Mexico is a hot-spot for high-paying trucking jobs.
A Delaware company announced it will invest $52 million in a truck-to-rail facility to help move oil from the Four Corners region to market. NLG Energy Partners’ facility will create 62 jobs initially and another 50 or so within five years, according to the state Economic Development Department. Most of the jobs will be New Mexico-based truck driving positions, and wages overall will average $92,000 a year plus benefits, said Angela Heisel, spokeswoman for the state Economic Development Department. CONTINUE READING AT ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
Learn how to prepare for an interview in the Trucking industry.
Times are tough right now with the economy, and interviews are hard to come by. Here are some tips to maximize your chances of acing the interview and getting that truck driving job you seek. Preparing for the Interview Preparation before an interview cannot be stressed enough. Be sure to research the truck driving company you are applying at. What loads do they typically haul, which routes, do they operate HazMat contracts, how many trucks and drivers do they have, etc. Be sure to mention in the interview any experience you have that is directly related to the company’s operations. ...
Falling fuel prices are impacting hiring in the Trucking sector.
Tumbling fuel prices have given trucking companies more flexibility and allowed them — and their customers — to save money. “We’re crossing our fingers that it stays this way,” said Morgan, president of Oklahoma City-based Amazing Movers. The company has two diesel trucks and one that uses gasoline. All three have seen significant fuel savings over the past several weeks. “It brings down our overall costs and allows us to be more flexible,” he said. The company has begun shaving down the fuel surcharge it reluctantly added about six years ago. Dropping fuel prices have also coincided with transportation industry ...