Safeguard Your Trucking Business against Uninsured Motorists!

By: Kelsea Eckert
Posted: Jul 15th 2023 8:00AM
Are you equipped with UM/UIM insurance coverage for your commercial equipment? Knowing what UM/UIM insurance can offer you is important!...

Infrastructure Investments Announced

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Jul 2nd 2023 8:00AM
Since taking office, the Biden administration has made infrastructure development a key priority. With ongoing efforts to revitalize America's aging infrastructure and bolster the economy, the Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced an impressive allocation of $2.2 billion in funding for 162 infrastructure projects across the country. This type of heavy investment marks a crucial step in the administration's mission to create a more resilient, efficient, and sus...

Planning Around the I-95 Bridge Collapse

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 26th 2023 8:00AM
*At the time of publication, the bridge has partially opened. In the aftermath of the I-95 bridge collapse in Northeast Philadelphia, the region's trucking community has already been drastically impacted. With this crucial artery cut off for a seemingly undetermined amount of time, it is imperative that truck drivers stay informed, modify their strategies, and adapt their operations to maintain quality service and productivity. Stay Informed While most in the expedite world m...

Gimme a Brake

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 20th 2023 8:00AM
Brake violations are just one of the many red flags recruiters are taught to look for on a PSP report. Proper brake safety is routinely preached to drivers when they are in the midst of being trained to become Commercial Driver's License (CDL) holders. Whether driving over-the-road in a big rig, or perhaps as a local bus driver, the importance of brake safety cannot and should not be taken likely. An entire week dedicated to brake safety is scheduled to take place from August...

Do I Need a Lawyer to Handle my Property Damage Claim as an Expeditor?

By: Kelsea Eckert
Posted: Jun 15th 2023 7:30AM
If your expedite trucking business has been impacted due to an accident, it may be eligible for financial compensation. How do you know if you need a lawyer for your claim?...

Update on the Truck Parking Bill

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 12th 2023 8:00AM
A major concern for truckers is time that's being wasted as they forage for a spot to rest their truck, trailer, and self. Load One CEO and immediate past chairman of TCA (Truckload Carriers Association), John Elliott, has been an integral voice speaking on behalf of the beleaguered trucker. John says, "you look at driver satisfaction and safety, the average driver wastes about an hour just looking for a parking spot." He adds, "you could be the CEO of a company making big mo...

Focus on Driver Retention

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 5th 2023 8:00AM
It almost seems a given that driver turnover rates in the trucking industry tend to hover around or above the 100% mark. However, there are some fleets out there that have figured out a way to reduce their turnover rate and provide a better working environment for their drivers. Which has shown to be more beneficial for both driver and company. For those in the back, here are some suggestions for how to go about providing a better atmosphere, while lowering driver turnover. C...

Expediting Your Career

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: May 22nd 2023 8:00AM
A common conversation topic among drivers, and other like-minded professionals, is the idea of no longer driving for someone else, but rather following their dream of becoming an independent contractor and thus one's own boss. So, how does one go from career steering wheel jockey to being head honcho? Let's consider the ways. How It Starts Most folks begin their working lives in a low-key job. Maybe it's as a server in a sit-down restaurant, or as an order taker in a fast-foo...

Reasons to Become a Truck Driver; The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By: Millennials in Trucking
Posted: Apr 28th 2023 1:00PM
"We were told by some drivers not to bother, and it's something we have come to understand 8 years later."...

Choosing the Right Carrier as an Owner Operator

By: Brandon Baxter - Staff Writer
Posted: Apr 10th 2023 8:00AM
Making the decision to lease your truck on with a company that will help provide the freight needed to turn a profit can certainly be quite an undertaking. How do you know you're making the right choice when deciding who provides you with the best opportunities? Perhaps the most important question you should be asking yourself is, what is best for me and my situation? The following considerations should be made as you begin the process of choosing the right carrier. Know Your...

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