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Empowering Journeys: Celebrating Black History Month in the Trucking Industry

The month of February is here, Ascend is proud to join the nation in honoring and celebrating Black History Month. This month is a profound reminder…
View More Feb 6, 2024

American Heart Month: Our commitment to well-being extends beyond professional pursuits

As we approach the month of February, I wish to bring your attention to a significant observance – American Heart Month. At Ascend, our…
View More Feb 1, 2024

Navigating Winter Roads: A Comprehensive Guide to Trucking Safety in the Winter

Winter driving poses unique challenges with unpredictable weather conditions, ranging from rain and fog to snow and ice. Limited visibility, coupled…
View More Jan 31, 2024

Driving Change: The Importance of Blood Donation Month for Truck Drivers

In the vast network of highways that crisscross our nation, truck drivers are the unsung heroes who keep goods flowing and our economy moving. Amidst…
View More Jan 24, 2024

Debunking myths around smokeless tobacco

It’s no secret that smoking tobacco is harmful to one’s physical health, but did you know that smokeless tobacco is just as dangerous? At Ascend, we…
View More Dec 1, 2023

Ascend is nominated for 2024 Best Fleet to Drive For!

For the third year in a row, we have been nominated for the Best Fleet to Drive For! This poll is held every year to recognize the best for-hire…
View More Oct 31, 2023

Ascend names Mike Cafarelli as its new president

Ascend Transportation, a dedicated and southeast regional carrier, welcomes transportation veteran Mike Cafarelli as the new president of Ascend.…
View More Oct 17, 2023

Understanding depression and ways to treat it

More than one in every 20 U.S. adults suffers from depression every year. We know that depression can make you feel isolated and alone, but at…
View More Sep 28, 2023

What you should know about testicular cancer

No man wants to think it could happen to him – and we understand it’s a sensitive subject – but it’s important to understand your risk for testicular…
View More Sep 28, 2023