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Fox Valley Technical College – Truck Driving Job Fair




Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a Job Fair in Appleton, WI on Thursday!

The Truck Driving Job Fair is open to current and past FVTC Truck Driving Program  students and the general public. There is a strong demand for professional truck drivers, and Fox Valley Technical College hopes that the fair can help prepare students for an exciting career.


Thursday, March  15, 2018
4 p.m – 6:30 p.m.
Fox Valley Technical College – J.J Keller Transportation Building

North Trucking Driving Safety Bay
1825 North Bluemound Drive
Appleton, WI 54912

Please stop by the ReedTMS booth and ask us what we can do for you! We look forward to seeing all of you and wish you good luck!

ReedTMS Logistics scheduled to attend USF all career fair

USF Career Services presents Spring 2018 Career Fair Week! Be sure to stop by and talk to employees of the official transportation provider of your USF Bulls athletics,  ReedTMS Logistics! Each fair is a great way to network face-to-face with local and national employers interested in hiring USF students and graduates for full-time, co-op and internship positions.

Career Fair Week is sponsored in cooperation with the USF Alumni Association.  Career Fair Week events are exclusively for USF students, with valid student ID, and alumni (please bring a current resume that includes your USF degree information).


  • Meet in person with representatives from top organizations from around the country
  • Discuss employment openings with employers.
  • Distribute your resume so be sure to bring lots of copies!
  • Share your qualifications, skills, and academic background.
  • Network as you obtain company information and business cards of the organizations that interest you.


Professional dress and resume are required for entry into all fairs.

Fall 2018 Career Fair Week Dates   

All Majors Fair
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Marshall Student Center Ballroom


  • Log-in to and complete your profile within Handshake.
  • Update your resume and make sure it’s uploaded into Handshake.
  • Have your resume critiqued by an employer before the fair at a resume critique event.
  • Research the websites of employers who will be attending.
  • Prepare and rehearse a one-minute introduction or “elevator speech.”
  • Practice answering possible interview questions.
  • Make sure your professional attire is ready to go.  Need professional attire?  Borrow it for free at Suit-A-Bull.

Please stop by the ReedTMS booth and ask us what we can do for you! We look forward to seeing all of you and wish you good luck!

Freight rates hit record in December

Responding to big demand, monthly average truck rates for refrigerated freight climbed again in December to reach an all-time high, according to the DAT Freight Index.

The monthly national averages for both dry and refrigerated (“reefer”) van rates were the highest of 2017, according to the index.

Spot truckload van rates averaged $2.11 per mile nationally, up 4 cents compared to November and the highest monthly average since DAT started tracking freight rates in 2010, according to the release.

The average reefer rate for December was $2.46 per mile, 3 cents higher than the November average and another all-time high, according to the release.

The availability of truckload freight in December was bolstered by retail shipments, demand for fresh and frozen foods, and e-commerce fulfillment, according to the release. Available truckload freight was 25% higher than in December 2016.

However, overall freight volume in December fell 3% compared to a strong November, according to the release. Some of the factors in that decline were inclement weather in parts of the U.S and the Dec. 18 electronic logging device mandate. That combination of strains on equipment and drivers meant that shippers and freight brokers paid premiums for available trucks, according to the release.

Story by Tom Kurst at Thepacker.com

Hundreds of jobs available at JobNewsUSA.com’s St. Petersburg Job Fair Today

JobNewsUSA.com is hosting its Job Fair in St. Petersburg on Tuesday to fill over hundreds of openings.

Recruiters from more than a dozen Tampa Bay area companies will be on hand to meet and interview prospective applicants.

The job fair is being held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Marriott St. Petersburg / Clearwater at 12600 Roosevelt Blvd in St. Petersburg.

Attendees are encouraged to bring at least 20 copies of their resume and dress for professionally for the job you desire.

There are employment opportunities for people of all experience levels and skill sets. Both full and part time jobs are available.

Companies participating in the job fair include:

  • 24-7 Intouch
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Center for Technology Training
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • FIS Global
  • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
  • Keiser University
  • LaSalle Computer Learning Center
  • Massey Services
  • MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
  • ReedTMS Logistics
  • Spectrum
  • DeVry University
  • G4S Secure Solutions
  • Vaughan HCI
  • Walgreens

Parking and admission to the fair are free. For more information on specific jobs available or to pre-register for the job fair, visit www.jobnewsusa.com/tampa/job_fairs.

ReedTMS October 2017 Employee of the Month!

Congratulations to Kimberly Neyman and Michael Hartman, ReedTMS Logistics’ Employees of the month for October. Kim and Michael both have an incredible amount of work ethic. They continuously go above and beyond what is expected of them on a daily basis.

Some of the comments as to why they were nominated are as follow:

“Kim is a focused and attentive account manager. She remains focused on the teams book of business throughout the workday, afterhours and over the weekend.”

“Her team’s book of business has been doing as well as it has been recently in large part due to her effort to be persistent and seek out answers.”

“Kim comes to work with an attitude that is very contagious. She goes about doing her job and doesn’t seek to make any excuses, but rather works on creating answers”.

“Michael is a local driver that is willing to layover in the truck when needed as well as volunteering loads that are generally hard to cover driver-wise. He thoroughly cleans each and every truck he uses, leaving the trucks in like-new condition.”

“Michael is always on time for his pick up and deliveries. He doesn’t complain about waiting for loads or anything he ever has to do. He is a real professional when it comes to his duties.”

“Michael is extremely knowledgeable in the field of trucking. Not once does he need to be reprimanded for anything. When he gets in a truck you know that the situation is going to be taken care of”

Thanks for all you do Kimberly and Michael, keep up the good work!


ScottsMiracle-Gro presented Reed Transport Services, Inc. with its Transportation Excellence Award for 2017. ReedTMS Logistics is a leading asset-based third-party logistics provider who operates a multi-mode transportation network, which manages hundreds of shipments in North America weekly.

ScottsMiracle-Gro holds its core carriers to stringent service performance standards and relies on on-time deliveries to keep their business moving. The international consumer lawn and garden product company will be sending representatives to the ReedTMS headquarters in Tampa to celebrate the partnership between the organizations. The award marks the second time in three years that ReedTMS Logistics has been able to claim the prestigious award.

“Our employees strive to excel at serving our customers, and earning ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Transportation Excellence Award is a gratifying reward for their hard work.” said Jason Reed, ReedTMS CEO.

Reed Transport went above and beyond the typical call of duty, even relocating an employee to work on-site in order to dedicate his full attention to Scotts. For first six weeks of the project, Reed Transport had an employee helping with scheduling and tracking shipments on-site.

“Providing the best and most efficient service to our customers is at the core of everything we do. We hope to continue to grow this amazing relationship we have built with ScottsMiracle-Gro for a long time” said Mark Reed, ReedTMS President and CFO.

Headquartered in Marysville, Ohio, ScottsMiracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products.







About ReedTMS Logistics Established in 2010, ReedTMS Logistics is an asset-based third-party logistics provider compromised of Reed Transport Services, Inc. and TMS Logistics, Inc. The two companies offer a wide array of transportation services to customers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla. with offices in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin and Ashland, Ohio. Founded in 1996, Reed Transport offers high-quality brokerage and freight management services. Founded in 1997, TMS Logistics is a multimode carrier specializing in dry van, dedicated fleet services. For more information, visit www.ReedTMS.com.