Archive for March, 2021

The Benefits of Intermodal Truck Travel

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Intermodal shipments come off boats looking like this, and they attach directly to your truck.

Truck driving is an essential job. Without truck drivers, freight would not be able to get from point A to point B, and businesses and entire industries would have great difficulty in receiving supplies. But truck driving is not an easy job. It can be physically and emotionally taxing since truck drivers often are away from home for many days or even weeks. Perhaps you are a truck driver looking to be able to spend more time with your family, or maybe you are tired of the achy joints. If so, have you considered intermodal truck driving? Intermodal is a different type of trucking than a traditional cross-country driver. Read on to learn more about intermodal trucking and why it could benefit you as a truck driver. (more…)

Trailer Rentals vs. Trailer Leases: Which is Best for My Fleet?

Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Trailers are a requirement of any hauling fleet. But when do you choose a rental vs a lease?

In the trucking business, client load can change overnight. Businesses and construction sites are constantly ordering new stock or supplies to complete their projects, and they know there is no such thing as a science fiction instant teleporting beam. These clients need a fast and reliable trucking service to make the items they need arrive on time, and that can be done through a quality trucking fleet. But what happens when your trucking fleet doesn’t have enough semi-trailers to be able to complete a job? You must turn to either trailer rentals or trailer leases. Both seem to be similar,  but they are actually fundamentally different processes. This article will explain the differences between trailer rentals and trailer leases to clear up any confusion between the two. (more…)

How to Safely Deliver Oversized Loads At Night

Friday, March 12th, 2021
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Traveling with an oversize load can be very stressful, especially at night. Make sure to follow these safety tips.

When it comes to oversized loads and nighttime driving, there are some safety implementation methods and protocols that should always be followed. In fact, there are some helpful tips truck drivers can take to ensure they stay safe when driving an oversized load at night. Here are some incredibly useful tips to stay safe at night with a heavy load.  (more…)

How to Avoid Dozing Off While Trucking

Thursday, March 4th, 2021
Here are a few reminders to improve your personal energy during long hours of trucking on dull roads.

It’s perfectly okay for trucking professionals to take naps during their travels while parked in a safe area.

Sometimes, staring at a particularly monotonous road for long hours while trucking, especially at night, can be very tiring. Many trucking professionals have fallen victim to dozing off while on the road. This can lead to severe automotive accidents that can result in the death of the trucker or affected car drivers. Therefore it is vital that truckers take great precautions to remain well-rested and ready for the road at all times for everyone’s safety. Here are a few reminders to improve your personal energy during long hours of trucking on dull roads.  (more…)