William McNamee Named a TCA Highway Angel
For stopping to help a driver who experienced a tire blowout on the highway, William McNamee of Christopher, Ill., has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association. McNamee, who has driven trucks professionally for 22 years, is a company driver for Carbon Express Inc., of Wharton, N.J. read more...
Todd Stine Selected to the ATA's America's Road Team Captains
Carbon Express driver Todd Stine of Altoona, Pa. was 1 of 32 finalists out of over 2000 drivers across the country to compete to become one of the new ATA America's Road Team Captains. On Sunday January 6, 2013, Todd went to Washington DC and on Monday and Tuesday he was interviewed, gave a speech, and participated in a mock media interview. read more...
Steve Rush is very passionate about electronic logs and what they mean to the safety of the driver as well as the integrity of the driver. He believes strongly that this tool is the best thing to happen to this industry and that once everyone is on them, the life and life style of the driver, the most important part of the trucking chain, will improve greatly. see video...
Know Your Costs and don’t be Afraid to Say No
One of the hardest things for a carrier to get a firm grasp of is just how much each load costs them and what they should charge to make sure they make a profit. It’s something that Carbon Express owner and President Steve Rush feels he only recently got a good handle on. In fact, Steve has such confidence in his pricing structure that he regularly turns down shippers that won’t meet it; and thinks every other trucking company should do the same. see video...
Steve Rush completes busy year at the helm of NTTC
WHAT is being called the “Great Recession” was ebbing as Steve Rush, president of Carbon Express Inc. in Wharton, New Jersey, assumed his role as chairman of National Tank Truck Carriers Inc. at the association's annual conference last May. That does not mean his year as chairman was quiet or easy. read more...
Finding Better Way to do the Job Takes Top Priority at Carbon Express
STEVE RUSH, president of Carbon Express Inc., always watches for opportunities to hone operations and expand service. Early on, the Wharton, New Jersey, fleet operator recognized the value of satellite tracking devices, and soon his tractors were equipped with them. More recently, he began operating three TankVans with bulk liquids convertible tanks. Today, he is one of a handful to haul chemicals along the New York Thruway using turnpike doubles trains that weigh in at 143,000 pounds. read more...
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