Archive for the ‘Tractor Trailers’ Category

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…)

Tips for Selecting A Trailer Lease Service

Friday, July 31st, 2020
Tips for Selecting A Trailer Lease Service

The good news for small businesses is that a good trailer lease service can help you safely and timely deliver your products and supplies.

Whether they need one, five, or a larger fleet, tractor-trailers are the go-to option for many businesses and companies who need to move products or supplies. These items can be transported to warehouses, production facilities, or retailers. Today, this is a vital step in the economic process of the country. The good news for small businesses is that a good trailer lease service can help you safely and timely deliver your products and supplies. (more…)

Safety When Loading and Unloading Truck Trailers

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Safety When Loading and Unloading Truck Trailers

Loading and unloading truck trailers are everyday tasks that require safety precautions.

Operating a commercial vehicle and moving truck trailers is only one dangerous aspect when it comes to trucking. There are plenty of rules and regulations in place to promote safety when loading and unloading truck trailers as well. This daily business activity can lead to people’s injuries or damaged products when not carried out carefully and correctly. Your reliable trucking service should value these safety aspects of the delivery job as much as the truck driving element. Today, we will take a look at safety procedures and guidelines when loading and unloading truck trailers. (more…)

Tips for New Truck Drivers

Friday, October 30th, 2015

TruckingFor truck drivers who have been within the business for years, trial and error has been the key in managing their time on the road. However, new truck drivers don’t have the time to go through the trial and error process. In order to manage their time properly, new truck drivers should consider the following tips.

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Freight Shipping with Evan Transportation

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Freight-Trucking-CompanyThe Mid-Atlantic coast is known for having an active economy. With plenty of major airports, interstates, and ports, freight shipping can be easy to maneuver along the east coast. For years, Interstate 95 has provided truck drivers with the ability to successfully take part in freight shipping for a wide variety of businesses and customers. However, it is important to look for a professional freight shipping company in order to send your important stock. With Evan Transportation, freight shipping is easy and hassle-free.

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The Traits of a Professional Truck Driver

Friday, September 4th, 2015

While almost anyone can easily learn how to operate a standard vehicle, not everyone can learn how to operate a truck. Because driving a tractor trailer requires such skill and patience, it is important to trust a professional truck driver when it comes to shipping your freight. You may find that there are several trucking options available to you when it comes to freight shipping, but only a handful of these options can provide you with a professional truck driver. But do you know how to determine if someone is a professional truck driver? Do you know the traits that create a professional truck driver?

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Maintenance Tips for your Rig

Friday, July 10th, 2015

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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:

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Trucking Industry on the Rise

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Trucking-Industry-RiseThe United States’ economy is making a comeback and bringing the trucking industry with it. As the economy of America as whole along with local economies improve, they naturally rely more heavily on a variety of trucking companies for importing and exporting goods.

In 2014 the trucking industry generated a record-breaking $700.4 billion in revenue. Prior to 2014 the U.S. trucking industry’s revenue had never exceeded $700 billion.

Although you may not realize just how significant the trucking industry is in America, it is an ever-present piece of our economy and society. With the help of many a trucking company, the United States is able to have the invaluable ability to connect every town and city across the country with one another. This, in turn, tangles different local economies together to create one united American economy.

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The Latest on CSA Scores

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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During this past week, a bill was introduced to the House of Representatives to help pull CSA scores from being viewed by the public. The bill has also included the need to improve the CSA program and changing it to become more helpful for law enforcement. The trucking industry as a whole has come together in a more unified front to oppose the current CSA scores and the algorithm used to generate the scores. They feel as if the use of these scores by the public to determine the safety performance of a motor carrier is unfair and unjust.

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Bad Habits of Truck Drivers

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

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Bad habits are important to break for all of us. Whether they are bad habits at work or bad habits at home, they are known to cause problems. However, while some may think that bad habits are harmless, bad habits by truck drivers can be fatal. Bad habits should be broken and avoided by truck drivers to ensure safety on the roads.

Bad habits for drivers to avoid include:

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