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Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY


Hi Everyone

We just received an e-mail from Sam Grey, one of our  loyal subscribers of Truth About Trucking.

He is attending the 37th annual Mid-America Trucking show. The  Annual Mid-America Trucking Show appears to be the largest show ever.  Over 1150 companies have signed on to take part in the 2008 show.

According to the site  there are:

 Seminars Providing it’s Attendees with informative, constructive, and trucking-oriented seminars. Information that goes well beyond “good to know” and enters into a “must-know” situation.

Recruitment Center

A gathering of more than 100 of trucking’s premier fleets looking for new drivers. These companies provide employment opportunities for those  truck drivers looking for career advancement.

Mid-America’s Big-Rig Build-Off

 Mid-America Big Rig Build-Off IV at the Mid-America Trucking Show  This year six teams from across North America combine their craft and skill to design extraordinary trucks.

Internet & Technology

Here is where they showcase the most innovative technology available to the trucking industry in one centralized location.

Check out the site. Next year we should ALL plan to attend………..Thanks Sam.

Check out the site: Mid-America Trucking Show ( MATS)

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 34 year veteran ( started at an early age in family moving business) of the trucking industry, many of those years spent over the road. He has been an owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and has owned and operated a moving company, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. One thing though that most will say is that the reason and motivation behind the author, Allen Smith, is the fact he is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. As you read many of the blog posts you’ll discover that he is opinionated and speaks openly about the ongoing issues of the trucking industry. He supports other fellow advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who are in need of honesty, guidance and direction. The list of supporters and like minded people grows daily and their ability to network together and share their thoughts and ideas for the betterment of others within trucking, has allowed the forward movement of... "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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