The US trucking industry, through the American Trucking Associations, committed today to hiring 100,000 military veterans over the next two years.
The effort is part of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign.
“There’s no higher calling for an American than to serve in our armed forces, and I’d like to think that driving a truck – delivering America’s most essential goods safely and efficiently is also a high calling,” said ATA president and CEO Bill Graves. Read more here.
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