Monthly Archives: November 2018

Efficient Shipping During the Busy Holiday Season

We all know that Santa’s sleigh is the most efficient way to deliver freight but of course that can’t happen but once a year. On a serious note, the holidays are a busy time of year for shipping freight and … Continue reading

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From the data world, trucking forecasts and trends for 2019

One trucking analyst expects industrial technology to be a strong performer in 2019, but construction to be weaker than it’s been. It won’t be long before year-end informed opinions and wild guesses appear. In the meantime, here’s an early jump … Continue reading

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Reduce the Cost of Shipping Freight with These Strategies

There is an assumption when it comes to shipping freight and costs associated with it that prices are set in stone and there really isn’t anything you can do to change it.  Just because your company has always shipped in … Continue reading

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Trucker health: a growing crisis – Part 1

Despite awareness and changes at truck stops, critics say industry leaders are not doing enough. Siphiwe Baleka was once a champion swimmer for Yale University, who just barely missed out on qualifying for the U.S. Olympic team.  Being physically fit … Continue reading

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More Trucking Deaths May Be Caused by Drivers Racing the Clock

Deaths from large truck crashes reached their highest level in 29 years in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (Photo: Flickr) Truckers racing to beat the federal rule requiring a rest break after driving for eight hours … Continue reading

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