Posts Tagged ‘trucking industry’

Intermodal Drayage in the Transportation Industry

Friday, February 7th, 2020
Intermodal Drayage in the Transportation Industry

Intermodal drayage is a big deal, especially here in the mid-Atlantic region.

Intermodal drayage plays a considerable role in this nation’s transportation industry. Most people do not realize the significance of drayage in managing supply chains, or the incredible logistics that go into facilitating drayage. As an intermodal drayage carrier, along with offering other trucking services, Evan Transportation can help with your drayage needs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Let’s further explore this specialty transportation service to understand it’s importance, and what we can anticipate in the future of intermodal drayage. (more…)

What’s Impacting The Trucking Industry in 2020?

Friday, December 27th, 2019
What’s Impacting The Trucking Industry in 2020?

E-commerce and fuel prices continue to play some big roles in the trucking industry.

The new year is quickly approaching, as are new trends in the trucking industry. Many aspects directly influence the performance of the sector as a whole. To understand what to expect from the trucking industry in 2020, here are some trends and topics that will influence trucking companies’ successes or pitfalls in the coming year. (more…)

3 Questions Answered About Dropped Trailer Service

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
3 Questions Answered About Dropped Trailer Service

Here’s the low-down on dropped trailer service.

Like several other lines of work, the trucking industry is full of jargon. We already know about the importance of trucking in the United States, so it makes sense to inform the average person on trucking terminology that may be useful to them and, more importantly, their business. Truckers know what a dropped trailer is, and trucking companies might be trying to sell their dropped trailer services to a shipper. What does that mean for you? Here are three questions we’ve answered about dropped trailers to tell you what you need to know.

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Trucking Services Using Technology for Safety and Savings

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Adding trucking technology to trucking companies' fleets improves safety, saves money, and saves time.

Trucking services stay safe and stay competitive with modern technology.

While some trucking technology isn’t new and immensely groundbreaking, these innovations are helping trucking companies maintain safety and savings. Trucking services have added certain trucking tech for multiple good reasons. Some additions in the past few months or years have been for trucking service regulatory reasons. Others just make sense to keep the trucker, truck, and cargo safe.

Today we compiled a list of pretty standard trucking technology you would find in most fleets today. These add-ons help trucking companies improve their overall logistics. Trucking services can be made more accurate, faster, and safer in the process. Further, adding these technology to your fleet can keep your trucking service competitive.

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3 Things To Know Before Beginning CDL Training

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Check out three important things to know before beginning CDL training.

Check out three important things to know before beginning CDL training.

Before starting a career in trucking, there are many things that new drivers need to know. CDL training is a crucial part of becoming a trucker, and while obtaining a CDL won’t result in automatically getting hired, it’s important to attend a paid CDL training program. Continue reading for three things new truckers should know before beginning CDL training. (more…)

4 Mountain Driving Tips All Truckers Should Know

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Check out these four essential mountain driving tips that all truckers should know.

Check out these four essential mountain driving tips that all truckers should know.

Mountain driving can be challenging for truck drivers, especially for rookies who have never experienced it before. It is crucial to know all about the basic safety rules before attempting mountain driving to remain as safe as possible. Continue reading for a few critical mountain driving tips that all truckers should know! (more…)

5 Essential Rookie Driver Tips To Know

Friday, July 12th, 2019
Learn about 5 essential driver tips all rookies should know.

Learn about 5 essential driver tips all rookies should know.

When starting any new career, there is always a learning curve to get used to a new lifestyle. A career in trucking comes with a very different lifestyle, and many new drivers find that the job is much tougher than they thought. Continue reading for five essential rookie driver tips all new truckers should know to have a successful career. (more…)

4 Tips To Help Truckers Stay Alert And Awake

Friday, June 28th, 2019
 Check out these four tips to help truckers stay alert and awake on a long haul.

Check out these four tips to help truckers stay alert and awake on a long haul.

Truck drivers often have erratic sleep schedules, and long days behind the wheel can be very tiring. While everyone has a cup of coffee in the morning, it’s important to not rely on too much caffeine during the day to stay awake! Continue reading for a few tips on how truckers can stay alert for longer without caffeine or other stimulants. (more…)

4 Safety Tips For Summer Truck Driving

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Check out these four safety tips for summer truck driving.

Summer is almost here, which means truck drivers are preparing for another season of new issues to be aware of. Summer months come with extreme sunlight, more cars on the road than any other season, and intense heat that can have effects on drivers’ health and their trucks. Continue reading for a few essential safety tips for summer truck driving. (more…)

A Guide To Essential Pre-Trip Inspections

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Check out our guide to essential pre-trip inspections.

Check out our guide to essential pre-trip inspections.

The pre-trip inspection is a crucial part of every trip for truckers, as it is the best way to prevent any issues while on the road. If a driver misses a step in their pre-trip inspection, they not only put themselves in danger, but they also put everyone on the road around them in danger as well. Continue reading for our guide to the essential steps of pre-trip inspections. (more…)