Trucking Industry Charities: An Interview with Trucker Charity Inc.
Nov08

Trucking Industry Charities: An Interview with Trucker Charity Inc.

Some roads are longer than others, and those in the trucking industry know that anything can be waiting around the bend. Sometimes, things happen on the road that are beyond our control. In these instances, it’s important to know that there is someone out there who cares. BigRigBanter, a trucking podcast powered by AllTruckJobs, interviewed several trucking industry charities in the month of November, all of which offer different...

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Benefits of a Truckers Union
Sep19

Benefits of a Truckers Union

It’s no secret that the trucking industry has its fair share of controversy and polarizing issues. Whether it’s the new ELD mandate forcing truckers to cut back on costs to implement a new technology, or the driver shortage playing a huge impact on the industry itself, truckers are faced with a variety of major issues every single day. Drivers can often feel lost and alone in the industry. Owner operators may feel like they’re trying...

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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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