International, a nonprofit organization that matches professional
drivers who correspond with elementary classrooms, announced it
has added Transcore and Ramp Publishing as Platinum Level Sponsors.
are pleased to be able to participate in such a worthwhile youth-oriented
program," said Transcore spokesperson Kate Peal. Transcore
assists small- and medium-size carriers and intermediaries manage
and automate their business processes in freight matching, freight
exchange and operations management. Drivers looking for loads
on one of 1,200 DAT Load and Information Monitors located nationwide
will see a full-page ad promoting Trucker Buddy.
(Over the Road and ProTrucker magazines) will promote the program
by including full page articles in both magazines. "I think
Trucker Buddy presents one of the most positive, non-controversial
images going today for America's truckers and the general public,"
said Marvin Shefsky, publisher and owner of Ramp Publishing.
is supported solely by donations from sponsors, such as Platinum
level sponsors DCSTrucks.com, Transcore and Ramp Publishing, Gold
Level contributors; OOIDA, Delphi, the Midnight Cowboy Radio Network
and Silver Level donors; ArvinMeritor, J.J. Keller and Associates,
Kenworth, TruckDriver.com, TCA and Wal-Mart. For more information
about the program, visit http://www.truckerbuddy.org or call 1-800-MY BUDDY (692-8339).