Curt Burgener, president and CEO of Transpro Burgener trucking, is celebrating the company’s 70th year in business. Transpro Burgener Trucking is a dry bulk materials transportation company that services Wyoming and Colorado.  Joel Blocker/For BizWest

Transpro Burgener Trucking gears up for growth

FORT COLLINS — Despite the recent economic rebound, or perhaps because of it, the trucking industry finds itself in a bit of a bind — not enough qualified drivers. A report from the American Trucking Associations estimated the shortage for 2015 at more than 47,000, the highest level ever recorded, according to the study. If the economy continues to strengthen, the ATA expects that number to jump by another 26,000 this year alone, leading to…