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About: Jerry Fritts

Jerry Fritts is a third generation owner/operator with over 40 years of freight experience and over four million miles of safe driving. He has hauled general commodities, fragile, high value, hazardous materials (including explosives), and classified cargo throughout the United States and Canada; including - The Yukon Territories and Alaska. He's earned numerous other recognitions for claims free service, safety, customer service, revenue production, and professional attitude.Jerry has been published in op-ed article of Transport Topics August 15, 2011, “No Longer A Penny Business”, concerning more effective carrier / supply chain communications for a different perspective in understanding carrier operating costs. Jerry has the distinct honor of being one of the first to receive the Citizen Driver Award initiated by TravelCenters of America in 2014. The Jerry Fritts West Memphis Stopping Center has been named in his honor of this award.

Attention Shippers & Receivers-TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP

Dec
27,
2016
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Attention Shippers & Receivers -TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP! It’s the end of a 12 to 14 hr day. A day of traffic congestion, tight delivery/pickup schedules, pickup and delivery delays, weather, and when all the time on the job … Continue reading

Driver Productivity Increases as Wages Plummet

May
11,
2016
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Driver Productivity Increases as Wages Plummet INSULT TO INJURY REGARDING PRODUCTIVITY!   The contemporary economic theory that “enhancing ones’ productivity, enhances ones’ value”, is the path to ones’ enhanced prosperity. Evidently, todays’ truckload driver is the exception to the rule. … Continue reading

Truth behind trucker wage theft and FAA bill Section 611

Feb
18,
2016
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Trucking management/American Trucking Assoc., an organization that claims to speak for the American Trucking Industry that does not have one truck driver member and furthermore claims a membership of about 36,000 members. Many of these members are manufacturing OEMs, distributors, … Continue reading

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