Truck Maintenance Suggestions for Spring

February 26th, 2021
Getting your Truck Ready for Spring

With spring on the way, take the opportunity to perform some maintenance tasks on your truck!

Throughout the winter season, trucks take on a huge toll. Snow, mud, and salt can start accumulating and causing serious damage to your truck, which can make transitioning into the spring a little tougher. To ready yourself for the new season, you’re going to have to take some time and perform a few maintenance tasks. Here are some truck maintenance tips you can use to get yourself ready for spring. Read the rest of this entry »

Driving Tips to Help Truck Drivers in Winter Weather

February 18th, 2021
Driving Tips to Help Truck Drivers in Winter Weather

Here are some tips we have for truck drivers to help them safely drive through winter weather.

As temperatures drop, it becomes more difficult for truck drivers to navigate through the weather. There are many problems that truck drivers have to handle when temperatures get low enough. Poor visibility is a concern, and tire traction isn’t nearly as strong, among other issues.

Fortunately, you can apply certain safety measures to make sure you keep yourself as safe as possible when on the road. Here are some tips we have for truck drivers to help them safely drive through winter weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Mistakes That Can Be Made While Trucking

February 12th, 2021
Mistakes That Can Be Made While Trucking

Here are some of the driving habits you’ll want to avoid while trucking.

With winter storms still being an issue in the mid-Atlantic, driving — and specifically trucking — can become hazardous. Living in the mid-Atlantic, the weather can have a significant impact on driving habits and behaviors. Unfortunately, incitement weather is notorious for being a leading cause of driving accidents. As a result, knowing the best ways to avoid any accidents on the road — especially for truck drivers — can alleviate the perry associate with traveling during the winter months when the weather can be at its worst. Here are some of the driving habits you’ll want to avoid while trucking. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

February 6th, 2021
How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires.

When you drive or own a commercial semi-truck, maintenance isn’t a small thing. A well-maintained rig is more fuel-efficient, safer, and better to drive. Buying new semi-truck tires for your rig is an important part of your maintenance tasks. There are lots of tires to choose from, which can make it a time-consuming process to make sure you’re investing in the proper ones for your rig or fleet. There are already many time-sinks that exist in the trucking industry, like traffic, for example. Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires by familiarizing yourself with four main factors of consideration. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Goals That Truck Drivers Should Strive to Achieve

January 29th, 2021
Goals That Truck Drivers Should Have Evan Transportation

Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business.

Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business. You have to take responsibility for yourself and set goals for your improvement.  There are likely several goals or metrics that your trucking company wants you to meet. These possibly overlap with their goals, but if they don’t, you should undoubtedly add these to your list and try to achieve them for every delivery.

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Consider These 5 Points Before You Pursue a Truck Driving Career

January 22nd, 2021

If you’re considering a truck driving career, you should be aware that it is not for everyone, while it is a great profession. There are often issues like long hours and loneliness that make it difficult for some people to adjust to the truck driving lifestyle. There are also plenty of misconceptions about the field that make people think that it is a better career choice for them than it is. Before you commit to a training program or career change, read these five points about truck driving.

Before you commit to a training program or career change into trucking, consider these five points about a truck driving career.

 

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How To Build Strong Relationships Between Shippers and Trucking Companies

January 8th, 2021
How To Build Strong Relationships Between Shippers and Trucking Companies

When it comes to trucking companies, building strong relationships with shippers is integral to their success.

When it comes to trucking companies, building strong relationships with shippers is integral to their success. In fact, as a trucking business, understanding what shipping companies are looking for and how to best communicate with them can make all the difference in how you are able to get all the jobs done regularly. The reality is, improving your relationship with trucking companies and shippers can ultimately provide a united front that ensures things are moving forward in a reasonable manner and time frame. Here are some helpful and useful tips to help strengthen your relationship between shippers and trucking companies.  Read the rest of this entry »

How To Show Gratitude to Awesome Truck Drivers

December 31st, 2020
How To Show Gratitude to Awesome Truck Drivers

Here are some great things you can do to offer your support to truck drivers.

Truck drivers keep America moving. This year has proven many old adages true, especially this one. Without hard-working truck drivers, there would have been even more shortages than we’ve seen throughout this pandemic. They continue to work tirelessly to transport goods across the country and throughout the cities to keep stores stocked when we needed it the most. Like many professions that have selflessly served the nation through this, awesome truck drivers deserve thanks and recognition. Here are some great things you can do to offer your support.  Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Ways to Improve Semi-Truck Fuel Efficiency

December 25th, 2020
Simple Ways to Improve Semi-Truck Fuel Efficiency

If you’re looking for simple ways to improve the fuel efficiency of your rig, read on!

When you’re an owner-operator, you know that the price of diesel is one of the driving forces that determine your profit margin. When prices are up, your profits take a hit, and good fuel economy practices can be a saving grace. When prices are down, those same practices just expand your profit margin. If you’re looking for simple ways to improve the fuel efficiency of your rig, read on! Read the rest of this entry »

Winterizing Your Truck Fleet for Mid-Atlantic Winters

December 18th, 2020
Winterizing Your Truck Fleet for Mid-Atlantic Winters

Winter can be one of the most challenging times of the year for even experienced truck drivers and even worse for any ill-prepared truck fleet.

Many truckers would agree, the weather and environment can sometimes be the worst adversary to face on the road. The nasty weather conditions and road conditions can wreak havoc on your truck fleet and their many routes. The most extreme and difficult to work with conditions usually occur during the winter. Winter can be one of the most challenging times of the year for even experienced truck drivers and even worse for any ill-prepared truck fleet. As snow, sleet, and ice totals mount, a trucker’s ability to drive safely decreases substantially. All the vehicles in your truck fleet need to be prepared to drive on routes that get a lot of icy, snowy precipitation during the winter months. Read the rest of this entry »