11 Trucking Industry Resources to Follow on Twitter

 
 

From revered magazines, to prolific transportation companies,

to B2B media covering the latest industry news, there are a lot of distinct voices discussing and sharing the latest trends and perspectives about trucking.

With thousands of people to potentially follow, how do you pick the ones that will add the most value to your Twitter feed? (If you haven't already, follow REACH on Twitter here.) In no particular order, here are several of the best trucking-related Twitter accounts to follow today:

1. Transport Topics

Handle: @TransportTopics

Why it adds value: Whether you're new to transportation or an industry expert, Transport Topics serves up daily news on business, technology, government, safety, equipment, and autonomous vehicle issues. 

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2. Cerasis

Handle: @Cerasis

Why it adds value: A third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis regularly tweets about decreasing freight management inefficiencies, supply chain trends, logistics processes, and manufacturing trends in the United States.

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3. Overdrive Magazine

Handle: @OverdriveUpdate

Why it adds value: "The Voice of the American Trucker" for over 50 years, Overdrive Magazine is the premier resource for online trucking news suited with blogs, radio, events, studies, and more.

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4. Truckstop.com

Handle: @trckstopdotcom

Why it adds value: Founded in 1995, this transportation tech company shares helpful information about relevant conferences and resources from other trucking and logistics companies and industry leaders.

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5. Truck Matters

Handle: @trkmatters

Why it adds value: Truck Matters features trucking news, commentary, and advice by industry experts and only the most credible news sources. Tweeting articles and videos in its straightforward fashion, Truck Matters fills its followers in on the latest ongoings of the transportation community.

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6. Trucks DotCom

Handle: @trucksdotcom

Why it adds value: This account has transportation, automotive, and logistics covered with a feed that is peppered with technology, bright photos, and auto show reports.

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7. XPO Logistics

Handle: @XPOLogistics

Why it adds value: XPO Logistics leads its 10,000+ followers through an array of transportation and business resources, not to mention the achievements, initiatives, programs, and behind-the-scenes tours by its employees.

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8. Heavy Duty Trucking

Handle: @HDTrucking

Why it adds value: When it comes to relaying the most current and in-depth issues in trucking, Heavy Duty Trucking is top notch. This feed covers topics specific, but not limited, to equipment, events, fleet management, fuel, aftermarket, drivers, and trucking technology.

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9. CDLLife

Handle: @CDL_Life

Why it adds value: A site made for truckers, CDLLife's Twitter feed is pithy, driver-focused, and media-rich with the articles written to inform and entertain at a glance. 

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10. JOC.com

Handle: @JOC_Updates

Why it adds value: Reporting regularly on international shipping and logistics, the Journal of Commerce is a great place to learn about trans-Pacific negotiations, freight rates, carrier alliances, and more.

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11. American Shipper

Handle: @AmericanShipper

Why it adds value: Specializing in B2B, American Shipper investigates and providers insights on topics in global logistics that can greatly assist trucking and transportation companies small and large.

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Who did we miss? Know a great Twitter account that other industry members should be following? Tweet us your suggestions.