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Archive for July, 2016

How to Make Your Cab a Home Away from Home

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
With just a few personal elements. you'll be riding in style when you make your truck's cab a home away from home

With just a few personal elements, you’ll be riding in style when you make your truck’s cab a home away from home

Instead of working at a desk from 9-5, surrounded by picture frames full of your accomplishments and family vacations, you work from your cab (definitely not only 9-5!). While there are so many advantages to hitting the open road for your job, not feeling like you are truly at home can make nights sleeping in your cab less than pleasant. By adding some personal elements to your cab, you can transform your vehicle into your home away from home. (more…)

Handy Tips for Beginner Truck Drivers

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
beginner truck drivers

With some persistence a practice, you’ll get your trucking career started in no time!

Truck drivers are an irreplaceable part of the shipping industry. These hard workers make sure that important and valuable goods and raw materials reach the right retail locations, distribution centers, warehouses, and front doors each and every day. Driving truck appeals to many who seek a steady source of income and sense of freedom and enjoy driving on the open road. There is, however, a lot that beginner truck drivers need to learn. Take a look at these handy tips to help new drivers get acclimated to the demands of the job. (more…)

The Benefits of Using a CB Radio

Friday, July 15th, 2016
CB Radio

CB radios are still extremely useful in the trucking industry.

CB Radio, or Citizen’s band radio, peaked in popularity in the late 1970’s. Though it does not have the same presence today that it did then, it is still around, and it is still useful in certain instances. It offers numerous benefits to truckers. To learn more about CB Radio and all that it can offer you and your fleet, read on.   (more…)

How Will The Sharing Economy Affect Freight Hauling?

Friday, July 8th, 2016
sharing economy

Apps like Uber and Lyft are part of the sharing economy.

While there has been a lot of talk about the “Uberization” of trucking and tons of venture capital invested into startups which aim to provide affordable and convenient same day deliveries, you can be assured that the sharing economy won’t drastically alter freight hauling immediately, and Fedex and UPS are not disappearing anytime soon. However, Amazon will continue to affect the freight hauling business and things are expected to change. Here’s how: (more…)

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