August 11, 2023

Fastport Receives a Record Number of Nominations for the 2023 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award

Fastport, Inc. announces record number of nominations for the 2023 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award. WASHINGTON, August 7, 2023 ( – Fastport, Inc. announced that […]
July 26, 2023

US Department of Labor Retains FASTPORT to Expand on Its Multi-Year Success in Workforce Development

FASTPORT will leverage its industry relationships and technology to further advance results for transportation industry Registered Apprenticeships nationwide. The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that […]
May 22, 2023

FASTPORT Joins Radio Nemo to Honor Memorial Day With an Entire Weekend of Programming

Radio Nemo of North America will feature an entire weekend of programming dedicated to observing Memorial Day. Both The Dave Nemo Show and Dave Nemo Weekends […]
April 11, 2023

FASTPORT Announces That Michelin North America, Inc. and Health in Transportation to Give CDL Health Scanner Apps to First 50 Transition Trucking 2023 Nominees

  FASTPORT and Health in Transportation announced that Michelin North America, Inc. would be giving each of the first 50 Transition Trucking Driving for Excellence nominees […]
November 2, 2022

DOL Intermediary FASTPORT Facilitates 20,000 Apprentices into Transportation Sector Employment and Training Networks

Today FASTPORT announces that it has facilitated 20,000 apprentices into its national, regional and local employment networks. This is a culmination of its work since January […]
November 1, 2022

FASTPORT Awarded 2022 Gold HIRE Vets Medallion

The U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE Vets Medallion Program has awarded FASTPORT its Gold Medallion, recognizing the company for its investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining […]
April 6, 2022

FASTPORT Surpasses White House Goal for Apprenticeships During 90-Day Trucking Action Plan

Left to right on stage: NFI driver apprentice Maria Rodriquez; President Joe Biden; Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg (speaking), and former Acting Secretary of the Army Patrick […]
March 11, 2022

DOL VETS Positions FASTPORT in the Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot

The US Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS) has selected FASTPORT to participate in the Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot (ENPP). The […]
January 6, 2022

FASTPORT Selected by Administration to Team With Industry and Labor Leaders to Help Solve Supply Chain Issues

President Joe Biden and the Cabinet convened industry and labor leaders together last week for a progress report on alleviating supply chain issues that have caused […]
December 29, 2021

The White House Taps FASTPORT for Key Role in Administration’s Trucking Action Plan

Recognizing the critical importance of trucking to the supply chain and overall economy, and how registered apprenticeships can quickly bring skilled talent into the market, the […]
December 20, 2021

Jimmy Reddell Named 2021 Transition Trucking Winner

A distinguished veteran with 22 years of combined service in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves received the annual “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award during […]
November 10, 2021

FASTPORT Awarded 2021 Gold HIRE Vets Medallion

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized FASTPORT a recipient of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented […]
June 25, 2021

FASTPORT to Support Registered Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence

FASTPORT will expand its Registered Apprenticeship support to all industries in its new partnership with Safal Partners to help lead an endeavor through the U.S. Department […]
December 9, 2020

Ivan Hernandez of Werner Enterprises Awarded Kenworth T680 as Top Military Veteran Rookie Driver

A distinguished veteran with 20 years in the U.S. Army received the annual “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award during a special ceremony hosted by the MHC Kenworth RoadReady Center in Chillicothe, Ohio.

September 28, 2020

US Department of Labor Extends FASTPORT’s National Registered Apprenticeship Development

The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded approximately $22 million in contract investments to FASTPORT and 11 other industry Intermediaries to continue the Department’s efforts to expand the number of apprenticeship opportunities in growing sectors across the country.

September 23, 2020

US Department of Labor Selects FASTPORT as IRAP Standards Recognition Entity

Today the U.S. Department of Labor Selects FASTPORT as Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector on a national scale.

August 26, 2019

Final 4 Revealed in 2019 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award 

‘Driving for Excellence Award’ Winner To Receive Kenworth T680 and Top 10 FInalists Honored in Dallas  DALLAS, Texas., Aug. 23, 2019 – FASTPORT, Kenworth, and the […]
August 8, 2019

FASTPORT National Apprenticeship Program Employer Network Reaches 10,000 Apprentices

August 8, 2019 – Lowell, MA – Today, FASTPORT announced the 10,000th apprentice enrolled in its National Standards for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship […]
January 25, 2019

Iron Mountain Partners with FASTPORT to Employ Veterans

    Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, announced a commitment to hire the military community, including Veterans, […]
November 8, 2018

U.S. Department of Labor Awards HIRE Vets Medallion to FASTPORT in Recognition of its Mission to Employ Veterans

    November 8, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized FASTPORT as a leading Veteran-ready and military-friendly employer by naming it a recipient […]
July 20, 2018

Top 10 Finalists Named for 2018 Transition Trucking: Driving For Excellence Award

The “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award campaign, first launched in the spring of 2016, is part of an overall effort to inspire the hiring of […]
May 16, 2018

CVTA and Co-Sponsor FASTPORT Receive National Standard Apprenticeship Program Approval from the Department of Labor

    Partnership to Assist in Training Apprenticeship-Ready Truck Drivers Alexandria, Va., May 14, 2018 – Today, the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) announced that it […]
May 15, 2018

Empowering Change with Employment: A Collaboration

“It’s a patchwork. There’s no one organization that’s going to suit the needs of all veterans.” — Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts, Medal of Honor Recipient Collaboration […]
March 13, 2018

Nominations Open for Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award

March 13, 2018 — Lowell, MA — Nominations for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award open today and will run until June 30, 2018. Employers and […]
March 6, 2018

Reflecting on the Importance of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Game

Members of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team surveying the field before the charity football game begins where they defended their undefeated record.  While Eagles fans […]
January 22, 2018

FASTPORT’s Gulf Coast Military Hiring Fair Receives Support from La Quinta Inns & Suites by Offering Discounted Hotel Rates for Transitioning Service Members and Veterans

Transitioning service members and veterans traveling to FASTPORT’s Gulf Coast Military Hiring Fair on January 26, 2018 can receive discounted rates at La Quinta hotels in […]
January 12, 2018

Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) and FASTPORT Announce Collaboration to Help Employer Veterans in Gulf Coast

Centurion Military Alliance & FASTPORT Present the 1st Annual Gulf Coast Military Hiring Fair with opportunities to network with employers from throughout the country. Service Members […]
January 8, 2018

FASTPORT Organizes Military Hiring Fair to Benefit Job Seekers and Employers in the Gulf Coast Region

Military  Hiring  Fair      FASTPORT announces a military hiring event to take place at the Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion, adjacent to the USS Alabama […]
January 4, 2018

Karin Childress Joins FASTPORT to Connect Employers with the Military Community

Karin Childress Vice President, Strategic Sales FASTPORT, a veteran employment software company with the mission to help all members our nation’s military community find meaningful career […]
December 19, 2017

National Guard and FASTPORT Sign MOU to Help Employ Guardsmen

FASTPORT CEO Bill McLennan (left) and Brigadier General Jessica Meyeraan (right) display MOU between the organizations with 29 employers gathered at the Pentagon to sign ESGR […]
December 19, 2017

Coalition of Industry Leaders Gathers at Pentagon to Support Nation’s Guard and Reserve

Following record-shattering employer participation in ESGR Signing Ceremonies at the Pentagon in 2015 and 2016, FASTPORT coordinated with industry leading employers from around the country this […]
December 15, 2017

Stevens Transport Driver Gregg Softy Announced Winner of 2017 Transition Trucking Award

FASTPORT, in partnership with Kenworth and the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program today announced Stevens Transport truck driver and U.S. Army Veteran […]
November 27, 2017

The VALOR Act: What Does it Mean for Veterans?

On Tuesday, November 21st, President Donald J. Trump signed the Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act into law. This newly minted law will make […]
November 13, 2017

FASTPORT Honored at Apprenticeship Conference, Kicks off National Apprenticeship Week

Finding a new job can seem like a catch-22. You could be a great fit for the position, but you need to have direct industry experience to get the job. The main problem? There’s no way to get the direct industry experience without getting the job and learning how to master its necessary skills. So, how do we untangle this catch-22?

November 10, 2017

Armistice Day to Veterans Day: Why the Change and What Does it Mean?

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. At that time in 1918, the Allies of World War I and Germany […]
November 9, 2017

FASTPORT Targets Effort on Female Veteran Unemployment

FASTPORT’s Trucking Track focuses on helping female Veterans find great jobs in trucking this week with CEO Bill McLennan educating Marines at Camp Pendleton about “unconventional” […]
August 31, 2017

FASTPORT Leads U.S. Department of Labor’s Transportation & Logistics Sector Apprenticeship Accelerator at GATS

Jose Valesquez, Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship, introduces the importance and effectiveness of apprenticeship training programs. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – […]
August 31, 2017

NAPFTDS and FASTPORT Co-Sponsor DOL National Standard to Help Train 10,000 CDL Apprentices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 25, 2017 – Dallas, TX – The National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) and FASTPORT, Inc. have partnered […]
June 25, 2017

Top 10 Finalists Named for Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence 2017 Award

The “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” campaign, first launched in the spring of 2016, is part of an overall effort to inspire the hiring of more […]
February 27, 2017

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) and FASTPORT Partner to Help Employers Develop Apprenticeship Programs.

LOUISVILLE, KY – February 23, 2017 — The Mid-America Trucking Show, the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world, announced today a partnership with FASTPORT, […]
January 31, 2017

The Search Is on for the 2017 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award Winner

U.S. Navy veteran Troy Davidson, now a driver trainer for Werner Enterprises, is the winner of the 2016 “Transition Trucking: Driving For Excellence” award, and Kenworth, […]
December 19, 2016

Employers Across Multiple Industries Converge at the Pentagon to Display Their Support of the Guard and Reserve

December 16, 2015 – Pentagon, Washington, D.C. – Following record-shattering employer participation in previous ESGR Signing Ceremonies at the Pentagon, the Mid-American Trucking Show, and the […]
December 16, 2016

FASTPORT Announces U.S. Navy Veteran Professional Truck Driver as Winner of Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award

Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award Winner Troy Davidson addresses audience at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hall of Flags. (Left to Right) Hiring Our Heroes […]
December 15, 2016

Roush Partners with FASTPORT to Commit to Hire Veterans on Automotive Track

Roush announced a commitment to hire veterans through the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program’s Automotive Track and a partnership with FASTPORT to […]
November 18, 2016

National Apprenticeship Expert Joins FASTPORT to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities

Left to right: FASTPORT Co-Founder Jim Ray, President Brad Bentley and Subject Matter Expert Dave Harrison Recently selected as the U.S. Department of Labor Office of […]
November 14, 2016

DOL and FASTPORT Innovate National Standard of Apprenticeship for Truck Drivers

Furthering its effort to lower the barriers of entry for those eager to begin careers in transportation as professional truck drivers, FASTPORT has created a National […]
October 27, 2016

FASTPORT Launches Technology to Fuel Hiring Our Heroes Agriculture Track with Industry Leaders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

  In an effort to diversify the professional opportunities Veterans encounter as they transition from their military service, FASTPORT is expanding its technology to help them […]
October 21, 2016

FASTPORT Receives Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award for Industry-Leading Veteran Hiring Campaign Efforts at ATA’s MC&E Conference

Philadelphia, PA – FASTPORT was honored this week as a recipient of a 2015 American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Mike Russell Trucking Image Award in recognition of the […]
October 13, 2016

Melton Truck Lines, Inc. Partners with FASTPORT To Mentor and Hire Military Veterans

    Tulsa, OK. – Melton Truck Lines, a premier air-ride flatbed carrier announced a partnership with FASTPORT through the Hiring Our Heroes Trucking Track program […]
September 28, 2016

Thanking a Trucker Goes Viral: FASTPORT’s “Imagine” Film Reaches Over 1,000,000 Views and Inspires at TCA Wreaths Across America Gala

This week, FASTPORT reminded over one million people to thank a truck driver in the viral video Imagine. As the centerpiece of FASTPORT’s educational campaign to […]
September 27, 2016

U.S. Department of Labor Selects FASTPORT as Industry Intermediary to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities in Transportation & Logistics Sector

The U.S. Department of Labor has made an historic investment in apprenticeships by awarding $20.4 million in contracts to national industry intermediaries to increase apprenticeship opportunities, […]
August 29, 2016

Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Top 10 Finalists Honored at the Great American Trucking Show, Top 3 Announced During Historic ESGR Signing Ceremony

Top 10 Finalists for the Transition Trucking Award in front of a fully-loaded Kenworth T680, the same model they were nominated to win. From left to […]
July 22, 2016

Top 10 Finalists Named for First Annual Transition Trucking: Driving For Excellence Award

In an effort to curb the driver shortage and create immediate jobs for transitioning military personnel, the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program […]
May 26, 2016

NATSO Announces New Partnership with FASTPORT To Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Recruit and Hire Veterans

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, has announced an exciting new partnership with FASTPORT to help NATSO members recruit and hire military […]
May 25, 2016

What’s Better than Watching the Red Sox at Fenway? Finding a Job There.

With the Veteran unemployment rates the lowest they have been in 8 years, the prospect for a successful transition from military is high. To help connect […]
May 17, 2016

NAPFTDS and FASTPORT Execute Agreement to Provide Veterans Online Access to Accredited CDL Academies and Job Placement for all Member School CDL Graduates

Contact Information: For NAPFTDS Martin Garsee 713-718-8203 For FASTPORT Sharri Justice at 978-877-4300 ext. 107 April 25, 2016 – Wichita, K.S. – The National Association of […]
May 16, 2016

U.S. Xpress, Inc Partners with FASTPORT Through Hiring Our Heroes Trucking Track Program

CHATTANOOGA, TN. – U.S. Xpress Inc., a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, has announced a partnership with FASTPORT through the Hiring Our Heroes […]
May 12, 2016

The Trucking Industry Assembles at Fort Leonard Wood, MO to Offer Transitioning Service Members Careers

“It’s not about what you’ve done, it’s about what you’re about to do.” Roy Ward, Installation CSM As the home of motor transportation operator training for […]
May 9, 2016

FASTPORT Speaks at CVTA Conference as New Members to Increase Momentum in Military Veteran CDL Training

To increase the momentum of military Veteran training in the trucking industry, FASTPORT has joined ranks with the Commercial Vehicle Driver Association (CVTA) and spoke at […]
May 8, 2016

FASTPORT Forges Path to Align Trucking Industry Apprenticeship Efforts with DOL ApprenticeshipUSA Accelerator

FASTPORT joined with trucking industry leadership to meet with representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor’s representatives at the ApprenticeshipUSA Transportation and Logistics Industry Accelerator conference […]
May 4, 2016

FASTPORT Sponsors Camp Pendleton Transportation Industry Forum and Hiring Fair to Educate and Hire Marines

“Who here knows that they would be a good fit in transportation?” As J.B. Hunt’s Dave Harrison asks his question from the panelist table in front […]
April 7, 2016

Fort Stewart and Fort Gordon Soldier for Life Leadership Ignites Interest in Trucking Industry Careers with FASTPORT Employer Days

FASTPORT Conducts Employer Days at Fort Gordon and Fort Stewart to Educate Soldiers on Transportation Career Opportunities

April 6, 2016

Acting Secretary of the Army, Chair and Vice-Chair of Kentucky State ESGR, and FASTPORT President Join Red Eye Radio to Discuss Military Hiring in Trucking Industry

As the Mid-America Trucking Show wound down, the focus on military employment ramped up. On Friday morning, a record shattering number of employers gathered to publicly […]
April 4, 2016

ESGR and FASTPORT Vitalize Support for Guard and Reserve at Mid-America Trucking Show, Acting Secretary of Army Joins Mission

Left to right: Chair of Kentucky State ESGR, Mr. Allen Youngman (MG Ret); HON Patrick Murphy, Undersecretary of the Army; and Mr. Norman Arflack (BG Ret), […]
April 1, 2016

FASTPORT Moderates Trucking Industry Panel with Acting Secretary of the Army and Assistant Secretary of Labor, VETS

As the son of a professional truck driver and former trucking employee, Acting Secretary of the Army HON Patrick Murphy understands how essential the industry is […]
March 14, 2016

FASTPORT Sponsors Transition Summits in Germany to Reach, Educate, and Hire Service Members Overseas

FASTPORT President Brad Bentley represents U.S. trucking industry to educate military service members about career opportunities. Following the success of the first transatlantic transition summits in 2015, […]
February 4, 2016

FASTPORT Partners with Goodwill’s Operation: GoodJobs to Empower Military with Careers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

FASTPORT President Brad Bentley and Director of Military Outreach Sharri Justice Meet with Soldiers and Airmen transitioning from JBLM during hiring fair February 3rd was a […]
January 25, 2016

FASTPORT Accepts Seven Seals Award for Trucking Industry Leadership and Initiative in Support of U.S. National Guard and Reserve

ARLINGTON, Virginia – To recognize the leadership FASTPORT and the trucking industry have shown to become First Responders in Veteran employment, the Department of Defense awarded FASTPORT […]
December 16, 2015

FASTPORT Encourages Industry Leaders to Join Wreaths Across America Mission to Honor, Remember and Teach at Arlington National Cemetery

To support the Wreaths Across America mission to Honor, Remember and Teach, FASTPORT encouraged over 40 industry-leading companies to join the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington […]
December 16, 2015

FASTPORT Coordinates with Leading Trucking Industry Employers at “Historic” ESGR Signing Ceremony at the Pentagon

December 11, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – In order to educate, inspire and hire the next generation of great American professional truck drivers, FASTPORT coordinated with […]
December 11, 2015

FASTPORT Trucking Track Sponsors J.B. Hunt and Ryder Among Leading Employers of Veterans Honored at Hiring Our Heroes Awards Gala

FASTPORT CEO Bill McLennan and other esteemed U.S. Marines attended the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes’ 5th annual Lee Anderson Awards Dinner on […]
November 24, 2015

U.S. Army Reserve, P3 Office, and FASTPORT Sign Joint MOA to Provide Reservists Careers. Leading Trucking Companies Invited to Join Effort at the Pentagon

In a joint effort to provide real economic opportunities to Army Reservists, the U.S. Army Reserve, Private Public Partnership Office (P3), and FASTPORT signed a Memorandum […]
November 19, 2015

FASTPORT Hires Brad Bentley as New President to Help Lead Next Phase of Growth

NEWEST LEADER   Brad Bentley, FASTPORT President Lowell, MA – Nov 17 – FASTPORT, a technology company that was created to educate, inspire and hire the next […]
November 10, 2015

FASTPORT Joins Celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps’ 240th Birthday at Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

FASTPORT CEO Bill McLennan celebrated the Marine Corps’ 240th birthday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. on November 10, 2015. Following a tradition […]
October 23, 2015

FASTPORT Mobilizes Soldiers at Fort Campbell Into Trucking Industry Careers

This week, the FASTPORT team reached Soldiers at Fort Campbell, KY in order to educate them on the real economic opportunities that the trucking industry offers. […]
October 22, 2015

FASTPORT Co-Founder Interviewed About Trucking Track Accomplishments on RedEye Radio

  “To improve the image of the trucking industry…it’s just about shining the light on things that already exist but it’s also about going in and […]
October 22, 2015

FASTPORT Inspires Transitioning Military to Find Profitable Careers in Trucking Industry at Fort Carson, CO

FASTPORT traveled to The Mountain Post in Fort Carson, CO this week to ease the transition for service men and women as they move from their […]
October 20, 2015

FASTPORT Co-Founder Jim Ray Unveils JobChat and The Qualifier at ATA’s MC&E Conference to Help Carriers Reach Qualified Drivers Instantly

  Oct 20 – Philadelphia, PA – Today, FASTPORT Co-Founder Jim Ray revealed The Qualifier™ and JobChat™at the ATA’s MC&E Conference.  These expansions to JobMaps™ technology will […]
October 2, 2015

When Trucking Meets Television, Veterans Get Hired: Video Released of Hiring America’s Interview with FASTPORT CEO

October 1, 2015

Drivers and Mechanics Flock to FASTPORT at Washington Service Member Summit Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA

Last week marked FASTPORT’s return to the Washington Service Member for Life Transition Summit where we educated transitioning service men and women and Veterans on the […]
September 29, 2015

Veterans Will Have Ample Opportunity to “Keep On Truckin’!!”

September 17, 2015

FASTPORT Team Empowers Marines to Find Careers in the Trucking Industry at Camp Pendleton, CA

  FASTPORT engaged with dozens of Marines at the Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit at Camp Pendleton to inspire them into careers in the trucking industry. […]
September 8, 2015

FASTPORT Sponsors Hiring Fair to Educate Transitioning Soldiers on Trucking Industry Careers at Fort Drum, NY

The FASTPORT team just returned from Fort Drum, NY where it had the incredible opportunity to speak with transitioning Servicemembers and military Veterans and Spouses in […]
August 26, 2015

FASTPORT Coordinates First Trucking Industry-Specific Hiring Event on a Military Garrison with over 1,000 Career Opportunities for Soldiers

Fort Benning, GA – Aug 18 – The Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program and FASTPORT came together to organize the first trucking industry-specific hiring event on […]
August 20, 2015

Mission Transition Highlights Video Released: President George W. Bush and FASTPORT Co-Founder Jim Ray Open and Close Historic Event to Celebrate and Advance Veteran Hiring Efforts

August 11, 2015

Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program and FASTPORT Partner to Sponsor Trucking-Specific Hiring Expo to Help Soldiers Access Careers in Which They Are Hard-Wired To Succeed

With over 1,000 jobs available for on-the-spot hires and pre-hires, this hiring expo could help hundreds of transitioning Soldiers, Military Veterans, and Spouses find Long-Term Careers. […]
August 3, 2015

Pre-Hire Letters: What Are They and Why Are They Essential?

The trucking industry competes for drivers. As the nation’s economy grows, so do its transportation needs, and carriers must keep up with that demand. But with […]
July 28, 2015

6 Ways to Break Into Management in the Trucking Industry

What’s the difference between a leader and a manager? Is there a difference at all? Many will give you a list of ways leaders inspire followers, […]
July 22, 2015

Is Trucking a Viable Career for Veterans?

Veterans have “the know-how to move things smartly and safely,” making them ideal candidates to put in the driver’s seat as civilians in the trucking industry. […]
July 16, 2015

Then and Now: Mechanics’ Evolution Since the 20th Century

Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized the automobile industry. In 1909, the famed industrialist announced that he would build a new kind of car, one that would “ […]
July 16, 2015

Jerry Wolff: TMC’s Black-and-Chrome Success Story

“Life has given me different roads to take, and the military set me on a successful path in the trucking industry. I wouldn’t trade it for […]
July 16, 2015

5 Reasons Why To Transition Into a Trucking Industry Career

If you’ve ever driven a truck in the military, then you understand the importance of transportation.It’s not just about driving the truck, it’s about so much […]
July 16, 2015

How is the Trucking Industry Going to Solve the Driver Shortage Problem?

The trucking industry currently suffers from a shortage of class A commercial drivers. Recent estimates peg the driver shortage at 235,000. Compounding the driver shortage is an […]
July 16, 2015

How to Know If Truck Driving Is Right for You

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Nearly every child has heard that question at least once. Responses range from astronaut and ballerina […]
July 15, 2015

U.S. Chamber and George W. Bush Institute Reveal Veteran Employment Transition Roadmap at Mission Transition: FASTPORT Plays Role through Chamber’s Veteran Employment Advisory Council (Clone)

July 6, 2015 –  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce revealed its new method to help transitioning service members and veterans succeed in civilian employment: a simple-to-use […]
July 8, 2015

U.S. Chamber and George W. Bush Institute Reveal Veteran Employment Transition Roadmap at Mission Transition: FASTPORT Plays Role through Chamber’s Veteran Employment Advisory Council

July 6, 2015 –  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce revealed its new method to help transitioning service members and veterans succeed in civilian employment: a simple-to-use […]
June 30, 2015

FASTPORT and Trucking Industry Put Soldiers on Target to Great Careers at Fort Gordon, GA Hiring Fair

June 30, 2015 – FASTPORT and the Trucking Track introduced soldiers to the trucking industry’s diverse career options at the HOH Fort Gordon Job Summit on June […]
June 26, 2015

FASTPORT and Trucking Industry Leads Fort Gordon Hiring Summit, Putting Soldiers on Target to Great Careers

June 26, 2015 – FASTPORT and the HOH Trucking Track achieved one of its most successful hiring fairs to date at the Hiring Our Heroes Fort Benning […]
June 25, 2015

Hiring Our Heroes Trucking Track Continues to Educate Veterans on Benefits of FMCSA Skills Waiver Program

June 25, 2015 – This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a huge success: over 10,000 veterans and transitioning service […]
June 25, 2015

Hiring Our Heroes Achieves 500,000 Hire Milestone. FASTPORT Proud to be Contributor to Program’s Success.

June 25, 2015 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced this week that its goal to get 500,000 veterans hired has been accomplished. FASTPORT is honored to […]