Posts Tagged ‘transportation industry’

The 4 Seasons of Trucking and Transportation

Friday, July 24th, 2020
The 4 Seasons of Trucking and Transportation

Like most other business and industry types, the trucking and transportation sector experience ebbs and flows of demand, categorized into seasons.

There’s no denying that the trucking and transportation industry provides their essential services year-round and that there’s always a supply and demand for these services. Like most other business and industry types, the trucking and transportation sector experience ebbs and flows of demand. These can be categorized into seasons. It’s worth noting these seasonal shifts and attributes because it affects demand for drivers, fuel cost, service rates, and much more. Despite the disruptive effects of COVID-19 on the industry this year, trucking and transportation work tend to follow these four seasonal trends. (more…)

Why Transportation Services and Employees are Essential

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
Why Transportation Services and Employees are Essential

Transportation services and workers can’t slow down as they play a vital role in maintaining critical society infrastructures and supporting other essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

Those working in trucking and transportation services are still reporting for work every day as millions of others are staying home to slow the spread of COVID-19. Transportation services and personnel have always been essential to the delivery of various goods and products, and the importance of this task has only become more pressing as our nation responds to the current public health crisis. Transportation and logistics workers continue to provide critical infrastructure services that keep us safe and comfortable, all the while supporting countless other essential workers at the frontlines battling the spread of COVID-19. (more…)

A Brief History of the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Learn all about the history of the trucking industry.

Oh the places trucks will go! It is not uncommon for you to see trucks driving alongside your vehicle on the interstate. Trucks are an important part of the transportation industry. For centuries, companies have relied on truck drivers and their large freight carriers to transport commercialized goods, products and other materials from one place to another. While you see these everyday tractor-trailers on the road what you might have not known is that the trucking industry has been around for centuries. (more…)