January 17, 2017 @ 3:35 pm | Category:Accident, Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags:

A trucker lost his life early yesterday morning in South Dakota when his rig crashed off of an overpass and landed on a car below.

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January 10, 2017 @ 4:25 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,

The trucking industry is known for its community of events and truck shows, and 2017 is shaping up to be a promising year. In 2017, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week falls on Sept. 10-16. Through the week, trucking companies and related businesses and organizations will honor truck drivers with recognition, discounts and more. The annual Great American Trucking Show takes […]

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January 10, 2017 @ 4:09 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,

Annual report says dry van rates tumbled 15% over the past year, but conditions should improve for trucking in 2017. The 27th annual State of Logistics report confirmed this week something many trucking companies know all too well: freight declined precipitously between the state of 2015 and 2016, by as much as 15% in the case […]

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December 26, 2016 @ 12:56 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips | Tags: , ,

Landing a job as a truck driver imposes a lot of responsibility and accountability. There is more about truck driving besides getting your professional driver’s license and getting hired for employment. Truck drivers should not take the burden of responsibility that comes with their employment with trucking companies lightly. To maximize professional growth in a […]

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December 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm | Category:Drivers, News, Tips, Trucks | Tags: ,

No matter what type of career you plan to begin, you’ll need to start with some background in the field. A Tucson CDL school can prepare you for a career in truck driving, but you must choose the right one. Read ahead for tips on how to choose a great trucking school.

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December 2, 2016 @ 10:34 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags:

After a nearly 4,000-mile, three-week journey from the Payette National Forest in Idaho, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree arrived and was unloaded in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Driver Gary Amoth, owner of Gary Amoth Trucking in Twin Falls, Idaho, successfully, professionally and safely transported the 80-foot Englemann spruce in his specially-decaled Kenworth T680 from Idaho to […]

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December 2, 2016 @ 10:27 am | Category:Drivers, News, Tips | Tags: ,
Kenworth of Effingham Opens as New Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth of Effingham has opened a new 21,000-square-foot full-service dealership featuring a 12-bay service shop and a 2,200-square-foot parts department.

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December 2, 2016 @ 10:20 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,
cold chain logistics

What is cold chain logistics? Cold chain logistics is simply logistics with temperature control. In other words, it is the management of the flow of items requiring cold storage or refrigeration at every step of the way from their point of origin to their point of consumption.

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December 2, 2016 @ 10:11 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,

In 20 years you won’t recognize the trucking industry from where it is today. Thanks to automated trucking big rigs are going to get quite the overhaul. Tack in the advent of other technologies we haven’t even heard of yet, and we can only imagine what the world of trucking will be like for the […]

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December 2, 2016 @ 9:04 am | Category:Drivers, News, Trucks | Tags: ,
big plans schinder

Next year marks grand changes for Schneider National. This trucking company, which was established in 1935, will ring in the New Year with major sites in its focus. By going public Schneider will become a tradable company on the New York Stock Exchange. Rather than being owned by its company drivers or a single entity, […]

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