2020 brought unprecedented challenges for people, companies and organizations across the world. Fortunately, Wreaths Across America was able to uphold its annual tradition of National Wreaths Across America Day on December 19, 2020 despite such challenges. Every December, Wreaths Across America spreads its mission to Remember, Honor and Teach by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington […]

Mike Russell Trucking Image Award The American Trucking Association presented J&M Tank Lines, Inc. with the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award, for a motor carrier, during this year’s virtual Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 26, 2020. This award is given to one motor carrier, one state association and one professional driver who has gone […]

As far back as Harold and Peter Sumerford can remember, J&M has held its Employee Appreciation Picnic each year without fail. The picnic was started by Harold Sumerford, Sr. and carried on by Harold, Jr. and Peter after taking leadership of J&M Tank Lines. This year’s COVID-19 outbreak posed a serious threat to a tradition […]

July and August have sent encouraging vibes throughout J&M Tank Lines as the summer season begins to wind down. While COVID-19 is still present across the country, proper PPE has shown its effectiveness in protecting against the virus and helping to keep our J&M family healthy. As companies continue to open back up, freight opportunities […]

Many of our nation’s professional drivers have seen an extreme slowdown in freight, a shut down in some cases, as a result from the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic. Other drivers have been fortunate to maintain consistent loads and steady pay while making adjustments to their day to day operations. For company drivers, such as J & […]

J & M Tank Lines continues to prosper and grow each year through forward-thinking leadership and the hard work of each employee, at every level. 2019 was a year of next-level planning and business opportunities, which included plans of a new corporate office. Summer and fall 2019 brought ownership of the previous Valley National Bank […]

As our country adapts to the world-wide epidemic that is the coronavirus (COVID-19), so do the many industries that support the United States economy. Each day is filled with new statistics, new local and federal orders, new medical advice and a new normal. Those in the trucking industry have always recognized this industry to be […]

The first quarter of 2020 has been a busy one at J & M Tank Lines. While most companies are showing a slow-down in operations, we remain steady with more growth on the horizon. These first few months have allowed J & M to recognize the newest inductees to the J & M Million Mile […]

New programs are developing in the trucking industry to test the abilities of drivers under the age of 21, in hope of opening a new market of professional truck drivers. It is currently legal for drivers as young as 18 years old to hold a CDL and travel intrastate, however they are not able to […]

The excitement and joy that spread across J & M Tank Lines’ Professional Driver, Darrien Henderson’s face told J & M Tank Lines’ CEO, Harold Sumerford, Jr. all he needed, to confirm he made the right choice by nominating Henderson for the NTTC Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year award. Sumerford informed Henderson he […]