About Kimberly Pavel

Kimberly is the Online Marketing Coordinator for TransAm Trucking and its subsidiaries.

Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads

Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads After a natural disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) calls on the trucking industry to help haul loads to relief sites. “These loads tend to come with higher rates, but pay attention to the details,” says DJ Crocker, TAFS Director of Risk Management, [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads

Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics

Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics The best aspect of the trucking industry is its people. We are a close-knit community. If you need help, there is always someone to give you a hand. Mr. Pap Logistics is a shining example of trucking’s nobility. Even when [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|business, culture, Factoring|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics

America Runs on Trucking

America Runs on Trucking The trucking industry is the heart of modern America and truck drivers are the life’s-blood keeping America going. Truck drivers, like you, traverse every corner of the continent, hauling everything from oil to toothpaste. You supply hospitals with medicine. You deliver produce to grocery stores. [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on America Runs on Trucking

The Noble Trucking Industry – How We Can Help with Disaster Relief

The Noble Trucking Industry How We Can Help with Disaster Relief Hurricane Harvey was felt around the country. As the 4th most populated city in the United States, it seems everyone knows someone affected by the storm and flooding in Houston. Now Florida is cleaning up after its own [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|culture|Comments Off on The Noble Trucking Industry – How We Can Help with Disaster Relief

Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking – Melgar Trucking Service, Inc

Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking Melgar Trucking Service, Inc Gilberto and his company, Melgar Trucking Service, Inc., (Melgar) has been with TAFS from almost the beginning. “I have been with TAFS for 8 years now,” Melgar says, “and during this time TAFS has been a great ally in [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking – Melgar Trucking Service, Inc

Trucking’s Noble Purpose – An Interview with Josh Goode, VP of TAFS

Taking a look at the TAFS Noble Purpose Interview with Josh Goode, VP of TAFS What lead to the decision to create TAFS’s Noble Purpose: Trucking is a noble profession and truck drivers are noble people? We wanted something that reflects who we are as a company. While [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|culture|Comments Off on Trucking’s Noble Purpose – An Interview with Josh Goode, VP of TAFS

10 Years of TAFS – Supporting Trucking’s Noble Purpose

10 Years of TAFS Supporting Trucking's Noble Purpose Business is a collaborative effort. It is not a faceless entity, but a group of people working towards a common goal. For the past 10 years, our goal at TAFS has been simple. We want to help trucking companies like yours [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|business, culture, Factoring|Comments Off on 10 Years of TAFS – Supporting Trucking’s Noble Purpose

Message to TAFS Clients from Management

A Message to Clients from TAFS VP, Amanda Villarreal To my dear and valued clients - I am writing this message to express my gratitude towards you for selecting TAFS as your factoring provider. Since 2007, your support made it possible for TAFS to experience tremendous growth year-over-year, leading [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|culture|Comments Off on Message to TAFS Clients from Management

JJ Fast Transportation – Growth Through Teamwork

Client Spotlight JJ Fast Transportation Running a business is like running a 3-legged race. You tie yourself to your partner and count on them to help propel your business forward. If your partner missteps, it affects you immediately and, sometimes, causes you major setbacks. Earlier this year, one of [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on JJ Fast Transportation – Growth Through Teamwork

What You Need to Know about Brake Maintenance

What You Need to Know about Brake Maintenance Brakes are important, but often neglected. Brake violations make up one of the biggest citation groups during roadside inspections. In 2016, 13.2% of reported out-of-service violations were due to improper brake maintenance. September 7th is the CVSA’s Brake Safety Day. There [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|maintenance|Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Brake Maintenance