Best Trucking Conferences of 2019
Feb04

Best Trucking Conferences of 2019

Normally we’d start a blog like this by saying “the trucking conference season is right around the corner.” However, with an industry so big, there’s never really an off-season when it comes to trucking conferences. Lucky for you, there are amazing conferences where you can network, check out the future of trucking, and spend time with others within your industry. This tight-knit community gets together all around the U.S. to...

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Benefits of a Truckers Union
Sep19

Benefits of a Truckers Union

3 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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...

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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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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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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?

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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...

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