Posts Tagged ‘trucking’

Trucking Tips To Follow For Beginners

Friday, August 13th, 2021
Trucking Tips To Follow For Beginners Evans Transportation

You want to keep in mind when you’re a trucking beginner is that truck drivers are an important part of the shipping industry, transporting goods and materials to retail locations, distribution centers, warehouses, etc.

You want to keep in mind when you’re a trucking beginner is that truck drivers are an important part of the shipping industry, transporting goods and materials to retail locations, distribution centers, warehouses, etc.

First and foremost, you would have attended truck driving school, so chances are you’re ready to hop into a real truck compared to the practice one you had to learn in at school. So, here are a few trucking tips to follow if you’re a beginner.

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Preparing Yourself for Storage Container Delivery Day

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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Shipping container delivery can be complicated and requires quite a bit of room.

So the day of your storage container’s arrival is closing in. Storage containers, especially intermodal, are very large, and as a result, require quite a bit of preparation to accept. If you’ve never had to accept a shipping container before, you might be unprepared for what to expect. But there is no need to fear because this blog has you covered! Read on to learn about how to accept your storage container delivery with ease. (more…)

How to Lessen Intermodal Shipping Capacity Challenges

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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Intermodal shipping as of late has suffered some pretty annoying restrictions. Here’s how to keep things going smoothly!

In recent years, due to economic challenges, changing legislation, and even the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been more and more intermodal shipping issues that have arisen due to freight capacity limits in standard 53′ shipping containers. Because of intermodal shipping freight capacity, it takes a longer time for shipments to arrive and also raises the prices of the shipments, which can become a logistics nightmare. However, truckers and intermodal shipping carriers still have some control over the situation. Here’s how to lessen the burden of intermodal shipping freight capacity limits for your trucking fleet.  (more…)

How to Better Yourself as a Truck Driver

Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Being a truck driver is no easy job, so self care is very important.

Being a truck driver can be such a rewarding experience. Not only do you get to make a great living, but you do so by seeing the country and staying out on the road. However, there’s a level of discipline that comes with trucking that you don’t see in many other professions. Taking care of yourself and improving yourself, all from the cab of your truck, isn’t always easy. Don’t worry, we at Evan Transportation have some tips on how to better yourself as a truck driver and get the most out of the profession. (more…)

The Path to Becoming a Truck Driver

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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A truck driver is a rewarding and exciting career that takes you to all sorts of places.

A truck driver is an admirable career path with lots of benefits. It is a great position for those who love to travel and explore every corner of the United States. If any of these sentiments apply to you and if you are looking for a rewarding choice in your career, starting your journey to truck driver-dom is not as hard as you’d think. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to kickstart your career as a cross-country truck driver.  (more…)

Eat This, Not That When Trucking Long Distance

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Trucking giving you a sweet tooth? Try a sweet apple instead of a donut.

As truck drivers, we all know how tempting it is to stop by a fast-food restaurant when we hear our stomachs growl. They are everywhere located off of the major highways we encounter while trucking. If not a fast-food restaurant, we may stop at rest stops or convenience stores and stock up on some potato chips or other greasy snacks. But since trucking is an already sedentary job, combined with eating unhealthy foods on the regular, it can be detrimental to your health. Luckily, there are ways you can prevent later health problems, even while trucking. It starts by choosing the foods you bring with you, trucking wisely. Before you head out trucking long distances, consider taking some of these nutritional foods with you instead of stopping for fast food.  (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…)

How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

Saturday, February 6th, 2021
How to Buy Commercial Semi-Truck Tires

Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires.

When you drive or own a commercial semi-truck, maintenance isn’t a small thing. A well-maintained rig is more fuel-efficient, safer, and better to drive. Buying new semi-truck tires for your rig is an important part of your maintenance tasks. There are lots of tires to choose from, which can make it a time-consuming process to make sure you’re investing in the proper ones for your rig or fleet. There are already many time-sinks that exist in the trucking industry, like traffic, for example. Make sure that you’re not spending more time than necessary when you buy commercial semi-truck tires by familiarizing yourself with four main factors of consideration. (more…)

4 Goals That Truck Drivers Should Strive to Achieve

Friday, January 29th, 2021
Goals That Truck Drivers Should Have Evan Transportation

Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business.

Like any professionals, truck drivers should want to do well and build a good reputation and business. You have to take responsibility for yourself and set goals for your improvement.  There are likely several goals or metrics that your trucking company wants you to meet. These possibly overlap with their goals, but if they don’t, you should undoubtedly add these to your list and try to achieve them for every delivery.

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How To Show Gratitude to Awesome Truck Drivers

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
How To Show Gratitude to Awesome Truck Drivers

Here are some great things you can do to offer your support to truck drivers.

Truck drivers keep America moving. This year has proven many old adages true, especially this one. Without hard-working truck drivers, there would have been even more shortages than we’ve seen throughout this pandemic. They continue to work tirelessly to transport goods across the country and throughout the cities to keep stores stocked when we needed it the most. Like many professions that have selflessly served the nation through this, awesome truck drivers deserve thanks and recognition. Here are some great things you can do to offer your support.  (more…)