Showing Results for - Month: November 2015

How Can the Trucking Industry Overcome its Recruitment Problem?

November 30, 2015 | by Marketing Team

For decades, trucking and hauling has been integral to the American economy—nearly 10 billion tons of freight was hauled by truck in 2014 alone, comprising more than two-thirds of all [...]

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On Being Grateful This Thanksgiving Even if You’re on the Road

November 26, 2015 | by Marketing Team

Gratitude, if the Zen masters of the world or that guy who wrote Chicken Soup for the Soul are right, is a practice. It’s something that can be developed by [...]

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6 Little Things You Can Do To Show Appreciation for Your Drivers

November 17, 2015 | by Marketing Team

Even with the advent of new technology across almost every aspect of transportation, shipping and distribution, the lifeblood of the American economy still pumps via big rigs and truck drivers. [...]

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Home on Wheels: Big Rigs Outfitted with the Comforts of Home

November 13, 2015 | by Marketing Team

With many drivers spending as much, if not more, time in their cabs than their homes it’s not surprising that some companies and drivers are adding the comforts of home [...]

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Safety Advocates and Environmentalists at Odds Over Trailer Length

November 10, 2015 | by Marketing Team

  There’s a heated debate going on in Congress over making double tractor trailers longer by 10 feet, and it’s pitted safety-focused groups against environmentalists. By increasing the maximum length [...]

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DOT to Address Lack of Safe Parking for Truck Drivers

November 6, 2015 | by Marketing Team

Safe truck parking can be hard to find, as a recently released U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) survey confirmed. Based on the study’s results, the DOT has vowed to address [...]

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And Now Trucking Is Suddenly Slowing Down

November 3, 2015 | by Marketing Team

This comes at the wrong time. Trucking had been booming. 2014 had been a banner year. Capacity was squeezed, and rates were rising, so trucking companies went on a buying [...]

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