Blue Eagle Names Top Women In Trucking

Blue Eagle celebrates the work of some outstanding women in the trucking industry. This month we’re nodding to female leaders that stand out to us for their character, selfless energy on behalf of others, and their work to make a difference in the trucking industry. Although there are many more individuals we could highlight, we […]

Think Pink: FMCSA Appoints Board to Recruit Female Truck Drivers

The loudest messaging in trucking is that the industry is short on drivers.  One recruiting director of a major trucking carrier recently told this reporter they didn’t know how the industry could survive unless it adopts driverless trucks. But FMCSA may have another alternative: The Women of Trucking Advisory Board (WOTAB).  This new board features […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Blue Eagle!

 “May the roof above us never fall in, and may we friends gathered below never fall out.” – Saint Patrick. St. Patrick was renowned for his kindness to the Irish, who kidnapped and enslaved him when he was a boy. And he was known for his ability to take complex ideas and make them accessible […]

Women Are a Good Answer to the Driver Shortage

Women in semi-cab with caption, Women in Trucking

  In 2018, the number one concern of fleets surveyed by the American Trucking Research Institute (ATRI) in their yearly Top Industry Issues Report was the continuing driver shortage. The need to recruit and train new drivers is nothing new. In fact, in 12 out of the 14 years ATRI has conducted this survey, the […]