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Recruiters Are Coming to a City Near You!

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

NOTE: Please visit the Driver Recruiting page for the current Recruiters Schedule. Thanks! NTB Recruiters will be at the following locations very soon. Come in and see us! Kalamazoo, MI on Thursday February 7, 2013, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm Where: Baymont Inn ... Read More

Staying Healthy While On The Road

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Staying healthy on the road is important for career and lifetime longevity. Healthy truck drivers can continue driving after their unhealthier colleagues are forced to retire. Consciously making good choices is the key to developing healthy habits. Truck drivers, in particular, need to worry more about their overall health than people in more traditional professions. Read More

Who is one hundred years old?

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Which one of our customers just celebrated 100 years of service? Read More

The votes are in – WE WON!

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

NTB entered one of our over-the-road Freightliner tractors and a stock trailer into the competition and came away with a First Place award for best company combo. We also placed Third in the judging for Best Company Interior. Read More

Staying Connected with Your Teen Despite the Miles

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Working as a professional truck driver does present issues when trying to maintain a strong relationship with a child. Teenagers need a positive presence in their lives, especially during the teen years, as these years can be a troubling period in their lives. Despite the restrictions of driving a big rig, staying connected with your teenager is possible with a bit of ingenuity. Read More

You say tomato. I say … well, I also say tomato.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Our customer and neighbor, Tip Top Canning, concentrates on one thing….tomatoes. In 1924, the Timmer family purchased a cannery in Tippecanoe City, OH and started canning tomatoes that were grown in the fields surrounding what is now Tipp City, OH, near our second largest terminal and shop facility. While the Timmer family continues to distribute under their Tip Top name, they also private label tomato products for food distributors of all sizes around the country. Congratulations to our customer Tip Top Canning on their continued success! Read More

Meijer Goes Nuts

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Meijer has again expanded their manufacturing to include roasting and packaging nuts for Meijer stores. Read More

ADM - More than Corn

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Monday, July 16, 2012

ADM, one of our customers, has 30,000 employees worldwide and is best known to us for their vegetable oil production. Read More

Tips for Making the Most of Your Home Time

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Monday, July 9, 2012

After a lengthy stint on the road, you look forward to coming home again. You eagerly look forward to catching up with family and friends, relish quality time spent with your children and anticipate the potential minor household repair. With a little simple planning, big things can be accomplished in a small window of time. By making the most of your time at home, the little things can leave memorable impressions. Read More

Over the Road Parenting

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Friday, May 18, 2012

As a working mom or dad, finding the time and energy to spend with children can be difficult, even if they see their kids on a daily basis. For parents who support their family on the road, long-distance parenting can seem especially painful, but the key thing to remember is quality rather than quantity. It is very important to make the time count when home from working days or weeks at a time. There are also things that can be done while on the road to make up for lost time. Read More