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Haulin’ for the Holidays – 2021 Toy Drive

Haulin’ for the Holidays – 2021 Toy Drive

HAULIN’ FOR THE HOLIDAYS Haulin’ for the Holidays is a state-wide initiative by the Tennessee Trucking Association and its Young Professional Council to partner with TTA members and local charities to make holidays brighter for Tennessee children,...

[Recap] HX Ride & Drive

[Recap] HX Ride & Drive

On 7/27/21 Cumberland International Trucks Lebanon Branch held a Ride & Drive / Open House to feature the International HX truck. Vendors in attendance were Allison Transmission, Cummins, Stringfellow, Rogers, Meritor and Navistar. These...

Cumberland Featured at WIT Accelerate Conference

Cumberland Featured at WIT Accelerate Conference

Cumberland has been named a "Top Company For Women to Work For in Transportation." We were featured in this year's Women in Trucking Association Accelerate Conference held on November 12 and 13, 2020 and will be featured in WIT's magazine,...

Cumberland Employees Featured on Fox 17

Cumberland Employees Featured on Fox 17

We're so appreciative of all the front line workers during this time, and especially proud of our own! Fox 17 featured several Cumberland employees during their morning newscast last week. Nashville 1901 Lebanon Pike,Nashville, TN 37210 (615)...

May 2020 Service Specials

May 2020 Service Specials

Cumberland International will be running (2) Service Specials for the Month of May 2020!Labor $249.00 plus parts, shop supplies and tax if applicable.   Labor $145.00 plus parts, shop supplies and tax if applicable. *If battery replacement is...

FMCSA Updates FAQS on Use of Bulk Queries to Clearinghouse

FMCSA Updates FAQS on Use of Bulk Queries to Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse gives employers and third-party administrators the option to conduct queries individually, or to upload multiple queries at once. The agency has updated...

TCAT Gets Truck Donation from Cumberland International

TCAT Gets Truck Donation from Cumberland International

On Monday, February 24, 2020, Cumberland International Trucks employees donated a truck to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Nashville. Cumberland has been working with TCAT-Nashville since the beginning stages of building the Diesel...

Cumberland Employees Graduate ATD Academy

Cumberland Employees Graduate ATD Academy

Huge congratulations to James Kaufman, Taylor Minor and Josh Hilliker for graduating from the 2019 ATD Academy. Josh Hilliker noted that one of his top take-aways from the Academy was the importance of WHY. “There are two ways to influence human...

Benefits of Full Service Commercial Truck Leasing

Benefits of Full Service Commercial Truck Leasing

It’s a new year full of opportunities, and Idealease has a great way for you to get 2020 off to a roaring start. Together, let’s put a big victory in the win column and set the tone for the year. Improve service to your customers and the bottom...

Idealease Mobile Service Limits Downtime

Idealease Mobile Service Limits Downtime

We understand that your driver’s time is valuable and want to make servicing your units seamless to your driver(s) and operations. Idealease Mobile Service delivers on-site preventative maintenance during the time your units are not in service; a...

TTF Scholarships Available – Application Deadline March 15, 2020

TTF Scholarships Available – Application Deadline March 15, 2020

Tennessee Trucking Foundation SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE - ** Apply Until March 15, 2020** Tennessee Trucking Foundation (TTF) Scholarships are available for dependent children, spouses or employees of companies who are members in good standing of the...

Roadcheck 2020 May 5-7 Will Focus on Driver Requirements

Roadcheck 2020 May 5-7 Will Focus on Driver Requirements

Driver requirements will be the emphasis of the 2020 International Roadcheck, hosted annually by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). This year's Roadcheck is scheduled to take place May 5-7, a month earlier than its traditional date....

OPEN NOW – Cumberland International Trucks, Lebanon, TN Branch

OPEN NOW – Cumberland International Trucks, Lebanon, TN Branch

NOW OPEN Cumberland International Trucks has opened a location in Lebanon, TN to better serve our customers. 980 Leeville Rd, Lebanon, TN ** ALL MAKES ** **CUMMINS, EATON, INTERNATIONAL WARRANTY **Nashville 1901 Lebanon Pike,Nashville, TN 37210...

Winterizing Your Truck Fleet

Winterizing Your Truck Fleet

KEEP YOUR FLEET AHEAD OF WINTER WITH THESE TIPS With fall and early winter weather seemingly less and less predictable, now is a good time to brush up on some fleet management basics. Seasoned pros like ourselves sometimes still need a little...

Haulin’ for the Holidays – Statewide Toy Drive

Haulin’ for the Holidays – Statewide Toy Drive

HAULIN’ FOR THE HOLIDAYS Haulin’ for the Holidays is a state-wide initiative by the Tennessee Trucking Association and its Young Professional Council to partner with TTA members and local charities to make holidays brighter for Tennessee children,...

Winter Fuel Mix Affecting Fuel Economy

Winter Fuel Mix Affecting Fuel Economy

Q: Why does my Fuel Economy drop in the colder months? A: Refineries must change the composition of diesel fuel in the winter to help it function better in the cold weather. These changes give the fuel a little more temperature margin when it comes...

Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday November 3rd

Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday November 3rd

Time to Fall Back…..Daylight Savings Time Change in Coming Up Daylight savings time will "fall back" at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 3rd. Make sure that all your drivers are aware that the change to daylight savings will occur.  Caution route...

November 3-10 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

November 3-10 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

The National Sleep Foundation has launched Drowsy Driving Prevention week as an educational campaign designed to save lives by increasing awareness of the dangers of driving while sleepy. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates...