WALCOTT, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–project44, the global leader in advanced visibility for shippers and logistics service providers, will celebrate the trucking community at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, July 11 – 13, 2019. The event, welcoming more than 42,000 attendees at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, is hosted each year in appreciation of our country’s truck drivers.
Over 70 percent of freight in the U.S. is moved by truck, according to the American Trucking Associations. project44 is excited to join America’s trucking community at the world’s largest truck stop and thank the community for their critical role in driving the economy and helping businesses move products safely, efficiently, and sustainably.
project44 team members will be exhibiting in the Big Tent to meet with truck drivers and share how they enable carriers to streamline communications and improve operational efficiencies with technology that seamlessly provides real-time location updates to shippers.
“Truck drivers and the trucking industry are an integral part of the American economy,” said T.J. Schaefer, Vice President at project44. “We’re excited to honor this dedicated community and show our appreciation.”
In gratitude to the millions of truck drivers, project44 is sponsoring the Trucker Olympics, taking place July 11 and 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and July 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. near the Main Stage. The Trucker Jamboree is hosting a variety of additional events, including the Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display, carnival games, live music, fireworks, and more.
For the latest updates, visit https://iowa80truckstop.com/trucker-jamboree/, or join in the conversation on social media by using #truckersjamboree.
project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the project44 cloud-based platform, organizations are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. Connected to thousands of carriers worldwide and having comprehensive coverage for all ELD and telematics devices on the market, project44 supports all transportation modes and shipping types, including Parcel, Final-Mile, Less-than-Truckload, Volume Less-than-Truckload, Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, and Ocean. To learn more, visit www.project44.com.
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