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Archive for December, 2017

How Truck Driver’s Can Stay Fit

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
How Truck Driver’s Can Stay Fit

If you’re struggling to stay fit, here are some helpful tips to help you lose a little bit of weight.

Let’s face it, weight gain is really easy when you’re sedentary all day long. Weight loss can also feel impossible when you’re on the road, surrounded by unhealthy choices at truck stops and sitting for hours at a time. According to the Federal Motor Safety Commission, truck drivers must pass medical evaluations that indicate no history of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes because those medical conditions can impair driving ability, and therefore result in a loss of your license. If you’re struggling to stay fit, here are some helpful tips to help you lose a little bit of weight. (more…)

The Expected Trends for the Trucking Industry in 2018

Friday, December 15th, 2017
The Expected Trends for the Trucking Industry in 2018

In 2018, the trucking industry could see increases to the cost of diesel fuel.

The trucking industry is booming and vast, and handles freight for a number of other industries to ensure that companies and customers across the nation get the materials and products they need. For truckers and other people in the industry, it’s important to stay on top of upcoming trends to ensure that they understand all the rules of the road, to be successful in their position. Check out these trends for 2018 and plan accordingly before heading back out on the road.The trucking industry is booming and vast, and handles freight for a number of other industries to ensure that companies and customers across the nation get the materials and (more…)

Freight Shipping 101

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Freight Shipping 101

Freight shipping is more popular this time of year thanks to eager consumers waiting on products and stores ordering higher amounts to meet the demand.

Freight shipping is more popular this time of year thanks to eager consumers waiting on products and stores ordering higher amounts to meet the demand. Freight shipping is a relatively easy process, but if you do some preparation beforehand it can go even more smoothly. (more…)

Tips for Setting Your Truck Up for a Dock

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Docking your truck is a basic but it’s always good to refresh yourself on the essentials.

One of the most basic skills that every new truck driver needs to acquire is setting a truck up for a dock. Backing up a truck for the first time can be very intimidating, but once you master the process, it will be simple. Here are some of our best tips for setting up for a dock.

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