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    6 Ways to Celebrate This Year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Sep
5

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) is this
September 8-14th! Across the nation, many take time to honor the
drivers who do one of the most demanding jobs out there. In fact, it’s more
than a job, […]

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    Should You File a Truck Insurance Claim or Pay for the Damage from Your Pocket for A Minor Collision?

Aug
29

Insurance providers often tell their clients to report even the
most minor collision, but sometimes this might not be the best move. But, on
the other hand, if you hide an accident from your insurer by […]

Aug
22

According to industry experts, fuel purchases can account for
approximately 25% of a trucking company’s operating expenses. The average truck
driver travels around 68,000 miles per year and gets an average of 5.29 miles
per gallon, which […]

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    Are You Getting Paid Enough? A Truck Driver’s Salary Guide

Aug
15

A career in truck driving has many benefits: no extensive
post-secondary education required, a short training time, a good supply of
jobs, and the potential for lucrative pay are key benefits that draw people to
the industry. […]

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    How Much Does Produce Seasonality Affect Your Rates & Capacity?

Aug
8

The spring and summer months mean produce is in season for various
regions of Canada and the United States. Starting in late March, the produce wave moves to the southeastern
states, southern Texas and the Rio […]

Aug
1

Melon season is in full swing. Reports show
steady markets for cantaloupes, honeydews and watermelons. For cantaloupes,
quality is good and shipments are coming out of Mendota, CA, Firebaugh, CA and
Maricopa, AZ. For honeydews, quality is […]

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    Sanitary Food Transportation Act – What it is, What it Costs, and Best Practices

Jul
25

The Sanitary Food Transportation Act (SFTA) is one of 7 foundational rules outlined by the US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) since January 2013 to create a modern, risk-based
framework for food safety. These rules fall […]

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    3 Problems New Truck Drivers Face When Searching for Truck Insurance

Jul
18

Finding the right commercial truck insurance can be a
difficult process. Recently, insurance has become much more difficult to obtain,
due to many providers adjusting their terms. In addition, rising premium rates
have cause many insurance carriers […]

Jul
11

Being a
professional truck driver comes with a stigma: that truck driving is not a wise
or good long-term career choice. Long hours, weeks away from home, financial stresses,
regulatory worries and the threat of automation are […]

Jun
27

Perishable goods — such as food, beverages and certain pharmaceuticals — can’t be treated the same way other products are. It’s simply not possible to load these items into a container and ship them […]