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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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Safer Parking Through Mobile Apps
Jun17

Safer Parking Through Mobile Apps

It’s the same routine for nearly every trucker – long days on the road with few breaks, only to fight for a safe spot to sleep at night. After hours spent driving, the last thing truckers should have to worry about is parking, and yet this is a persistent problem across the nation. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, nearly all of the estimated 185,000 open parking spots across the country are filled up every night....

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Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24
Oct13

Celebrate Operation Safe Driver Week 2015, October 18-24

If you’re a commercial driver, you are living “dangerously.” In fact, Time named truck driving as the 8th most dangerous jobs. Probably due to the fact that over 300,00 vehicle accidents that occurred in 2012 had some big rigs involved, according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced that next week, October 18-24, will be 2015’s...

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