Posts Tagged ‘Freight Shipping’

Improve Your Company Logistics in 3 Steps

Friday, June 4th, 2021
evan transportation logistics

Logistics is a complicated web of handling, but it always gets the job done.

Now that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are finally starting to stabilize, we can now see a much clearer picture of just how important good logistics management was in the past year. With a huge shift in online business making and sales, many old-fashioned companies were not able to make it based on their old business model. Other companies learned from their failures: they either must adapt to the new normal or risk a total shutdown. One thing a lot of business owners jumped on to stay afloat was the great management of their company’s supply chain logistics model. After all, in a mostly online shopping world, having a better supply chain and shipment logistics became more important than ever before. Here are some sensible ways you can begin adapting your supply chain and shipment logistics management today for a more efficient tomorrow.  (more…)

The Benefits of Intermodal Truck Travel

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
evan transportation intermodal

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…)

Uber For Trucking Is Changing The Industry

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Uber recently launched Uber Freight, an app for long-haul trucking jobs.

Uber recently launched Uber Freight, an app for long-haul trucking jobs.

Uber has completely changed the modern transportation industry since it began in 2009. People went from fending for themselves and hailing taxis to using ride-sharing services from their cell phones. With the success of Uber– currently valued at $69 billion- it is no wonder that other industries, including the shipping freight industry, want to start including the ride-share model. That is where “Uber for trucking” comes in. (more…)

Spring Showers Bring Trucking Safety Hazards

Thursday, February 25th, 2016
driving in the rain

Driving in the rain is particularly dangerous when you’re driving a 40-ton vehicle.

With the current state of the weather in the Baltimore region, you’d think it was already the spring rainy season. In all likelihood, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Hopefully we’re all done with snow for the winter, but that means spring is rolling in right behind it with all of its rain. While you drive down the road, muttering to yourself “rain, rain, go away..,” we want you to stay safe. That’s why we took the time to come up with these trucking safety tips for driving in the rain through spring showers — or spring downpours. (more…)

Trucking Safety Tips: Skid Control and Recovery

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Staying calm and focused during a skid is crucial for control and recovery.

It might seem like we’re inundating this blog with winter trucking safety and maintenance tips lately, but it’s so much better to be safe than sorry in the freight truck world. This one is applicable year-round, even in the most ideal weather conditions — we promise. This week we’re here to discuss skids, how to control them, and how to recover from them, calmly and effectively. (more…)

Freight Shipping this holiday season

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Holiday Freight Shipping safety

The holidays are coming along and it’s time to plan out how you will ship packages. It is peak season for shipping when the holidays happen. And you don’t want just any type of shipping, you want reliable and secure freight shipping. Every year cargo theft happens, but it doesn’t have to be your cargo. Although August and September are busy for freight shipping, you need to plan months in advance to successfully ship goods for the holidays. From September through December is the holiday freight shipping and here are things you will need to know to prepare for the holidays: (more…)

What to Expect from Mid-Atlantic Shipping

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Intermodal shippingBaltimore is centered near the heart of the Mid-Atlantic coast. With access to the Atlantic through the port, access to the air with BWI Airport, and access to the roads with Interstate 95, it is no wonder that many freight shipping companies head to Baltimore to start a business. It is one of the many reasons why Evan Transportation placed its roots in the city in 1992.

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Setting your Expectations for your Freight Company

Friday, September 25th, 2015

truck-drivingWhen it comes to finding a freight company along the Mid-Atlantic region, your options can be extensive. With so many private contractors and trucking companies to choose from, it can be tempting to simply choose the first name you find online. However, it is important to choose a professional freight company for your shipment to ensure your product arrives on time safely.

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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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