Archive for July, 2015

Bad Habits for Truckers to Break

Friday, July 31st, 2015



It’s human nature to have bad habits. While some of us chew with our mouths open, others bite our nails when we get nervous. While many of these bad habits seem harmless, they can become dangerous depending on your occupation. For truck drivers, bad habits can create a life or death scenario once out on the road. With such heavy shipments and large trucks to operate, it is imperative that truck drivers avoid or break their bad habits before they set out on the road.

So what bad habits should truck drivers stop or avoid?


Shipping Freight with Trucking Companies

Friday, July 24th, 2015

mid-Atlantic intermodal drayageWhen you have a shipment that is too large for your local post office to handle, it is time to turn to freight shipping instead. Freight shipping means that items over one hundred pounds as well as items that are too large to fit within a standard mail truck can be shipped. Shipping freight can be accomplished through cargo planes, freight trucks, and large cargo ships.


Choosing a Professional Truck Driver

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Professional Truck DriverHaving the ability to properly operate a tractor trailer requires plenty of discipline, patience, and skill. While you can go online and find a number of different truck drivers available to ship your important freight, you want to make sure the truck driver you hire can get the job done properly. While it may take some practice to drive the truck, it takes a professional truck driver to get the job done.


Maintenance Tips for your Rig

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Baltimore Trucking Company Shipping Seasons

If you have ever spent any amount of time on a rig, you know a lot goes into keeping the vehicle running. With so many different components, it is important to keep up with the maintenance of your rig to ensure it is in top shape and running properly. Without proper maintenance, your rig could run into some problems while you are on your way to make a freight shipment. If you aren’t sure where to begin with rig maintenance, here are some tips:


Connected Semis: The Future of Trucking

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

In the United States, over two-thirds of the goods we consume are transported by a semi truck. This includes everything from food and building materials to consumer goods and it is safe to say that we rely on them to operate our economy smoothly. In total, the industry includes 3 million vehicles, is responsible for 9.2 billion tons of freight, and is worth over $700 billion. Although trucking has been an important part of our economy for quite a long time, some people consider it be old school, not taking advantage of technological innovation and new efficient practices. However, this could not be further from the truth. Today we will explore how the trucking industry has embraced technological progress to make freight moving safer and more efficient.


Semi Truck Technology is making trucking safer and more efficient