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Truckers Expected to Pay Special Tribute to Moms this Year

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Truckers Expected to Pay Special Tribute to Moms this Year

Moms are very special to truck drivers. And when it comes to celebrating Mother's Day, they are a big part of the population looking for that perfect gift. Or, for ways to celebrate without risk of catching COVID-19. They are not the only ones, either. A recent survey conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) involving nearly 10,000 participants suggests that Mother's Day activities will be a little different this year.

Nearly 80% of survey respondents say the holiday is taking on more significance due to the pandemic. As a result, gifts for Mom are expected to increase a total of $8 per shopper, with most consumers spending about $205 to celebrate the May 10th holiday. NRF says consumers this year are looking for new, creative ways to show Mom they care.

Because of COVID-19, that might include offering Mom a spa day, where you paint her nails. Or, it could be something more interesting, like a family video call. Items such as electronics, housewares, and gardening tools are also expected to be some of the top go to items ringing up at the cash registers or being purchased online. NRF has been conducting annual Mother's Day surveys since 2003 to chart how Americans are celebrating "Mom" on her special day. Just how they do that...may be significantly different than years past.

Millis Transfer knows how important Moms are and we're sending best wishes to all the Mothers on this special holiday. If you are a Mom looking for a new career or a person wanting to provide more for Mom, Millis Transfer might just be your key to a high income career, where you truly make a difference day in and day out. To learn more about driving opportunities, please give us a call at 1-800-937-0880. Stay safe and Happy Mother's Day everyone.

About Millis Transfer
Millis Transfer, Getting It There Since 1936, has an impressive service record earning dozens of “Carrier of the Year” and safety awards, two Best Fleet to Drive For nominations and recognition as a Certified Top Pay Carrier for more than 14 years. Headquartered in Black River Falls, Wis., the company has grown to an 800+ truck carrier primarily operating east of the Mississippi River. Extra perks for Millis drivers include a maximum pay rate of 47-58cpm, beautiful and well-maintained equipment, as well as a long list of amenities and benefits.

Maintenance facilities and drop yards are also strategically located throughout the company’s operating area. Its sister company, Millis Training Institute, offers five school locations that provide students with quality training in order to earn their CDL-A license. To learn more, please visit www.millistransfer.com or www.mtidriving.com.