Survivor Shares How to Identify Human Trafficking on the Road
Jun06

Survivor Shares How to Identify Human Trafficking on the Road

It was late afternoon on a Sunday in Minnesota when Beth Jacobs, at age 16, missed her bus ride home. She asked an acquaintance to help her out, and he agreed to give her a ride. The last thing she remembers is sipping from a McDonald’s cup in his car. When she woke up, it was dark. She was at a truck stop somewhere between Minneapolis and Chicago. Her simple life as a teenage girl was over. Despite objections, tears and begging...

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Becoming an Owner-Operator | OOIDA’s Norita Taylor Interview
Apr05

Becoming an Owner-Operator | OOIDA’s Norita Taylor Interview

Here at AllTruckJobs, we pride ourselves in hosting jobs for every type of trucker we can. Although it’s easy to focus on the larger trucking companies, small businesses need some love too! Owner-operators uniquely position themselves in the industry to remain as independent and profitable as they can. These drivers often operate under their own authority or lease on to a carrier. Today there are approximately 350,000...

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Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations
Nov08

Autonomous Trucking Technology | New Recommendations and Preparations

No matter what part of the trucking industry you’re a part of, it’s increasingly evident that technology is shaping the way drivers, shippers, and automakers take to the road. By now we’re all aware of just how monumental the autonomous trucking phenomenon is becoming. At the same time, many people still feel uncertain as to what this will truly mean. Are they trucks that completely drive themselves? What autonomous trucking...

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A Guide to Driver Mentorship Programs
Apr12

A Guide to Driver Mentorship Programs

Driver mentorship programs can make a huge difference at your organization. You’ll be able to teach appropriate and safe driving practices to new employees and increase retention of drivers who are dependable. A driver mentorship program will show both new and current drivers that you are willing to invest in them and that they are appreciated. Driver Mentorship Programs A mentor is an experienced employee that works with a new...

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Online Course: How Truck Stops Help People
Dec28

Online Course: How Truck Stops Help People

Life on the road can have its fair share of ups and downs. What may seem like a job for rugged individualists actually relies on many networks of support. Whether through the CB radio conversations and lingo, or the good will of other truckers, it’s important to stick together. Since truck stops can be like the proverbial oasis in a desert journey ( or sometimes literally), workers and owners of these businesses can also do...

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Finished Vehicle Logistics: A Peaking Industry?
Nov23

Finished Vehicle Logistics: A Peaking Industry?

Although it is a staple of the modern transportation industry, finished vehicle logistics continues to represent a unique approach to handling damages and hold management. For those who may not be familiar with this term, finished vehicle logistics refers to all of the activities taking place after a new consumer vehicle leaves the factory until the point when it reaches the dealer. Generally speaking, the main activities involved in...

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