Archive for June, 2017

The Best First Assignments for Rookie Truckers

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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For rookie truckers, there are some ideal first assignments.

The first day at every job is stressful and full of unknowns, and the first day as a

rookie trucker can be even more intimidating. There are several types of jobs
available in the trucking industry for rookie truckers and all of them have different
requirements and options. Here’s what you need to know about the different types
of trucking assignments and which ones are the best fit for rookie truckers.


Tips For Increased Fuel Efficiency

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
The cost of fuel typically accounts for about 30% of a fleet’s budget. That’s a lot of
gas! Companies use all sorts of methods to try and keep those costs down. There are
apps and various kinds of software geared towards increasing fuel efficiency and
there are even hybrid-powered vehicles. But, what a lot of managers often overlook
is that educating their drivers is actually one of the cheapest methods they can use.

fuel efficiency

Better fuel efficiency practices can save you big time at the pump.


Safe Driving During a Summer Heat Wave

Friday, June 16th, 2017
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When the summer sun really kicks in, there are specific safety tips to keep in mind out on the road.

The hot weather is here to stay and many drivers are hitting the road to visit

vacation spots throughout the country. When you’re a trucker, that means dealing
with all of the headaches that the heat and all of the drivers cause. Here are some
simple summer tips for safe driving during a heat wave.


What Are the Best Mobile Apps for Truckers?

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Trucking apps

Recent mobile apps can make life much easier out on the road.

Every industry has to keep up with current technological advances, and the trucking

industry is no different! The current technology keeps us in touch with loved ones,
other drivers, brokers, carriers and the home office. Electronic logs are far more
accurate and have the potential to save loads of time. With all of the tools available,
the search for the right ones may seem daunting. These are just a couple of
suggestions of the more popular apps that are currently on the market.