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    Don’t Be a Victim of Identity Theft! 7 Theft Prevention Tips You Need to Know

Jul
2

In the beginning of June, we wrote an article on Financial
Scams. While these are on the rise in the transportation industry lately,
they are not the only type of fraud that exists. Identity theft is […]

Jun
25

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 […]

Jun
18

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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    Cherry Season – 2020 Outlook, Risk Factors and Loading Guides

Jun
11

The Pacific Northwest cherry season is set to begin with the season lasting from the first week of June until the end of August. Cherries are ripened on the tree and are harvested, packed, […]

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    Don’t Be a Victim of Financial Scammers! 8 Financial Fraud Prevention Tips You Need to Know

Jun
4

The transportation industry has seen an uptick in fraud
cases and specifically, financial scamming cases. It’s typical for this time of
year; the time between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July is prime time for
scammers […]

May
28

In the middle of May, the Federal Motor Carrier Association
published a final rule for changes to the Hours of Service Regulations. These changes
promise to offer more flexibility for drivers. The final rule includes 4
changes […]

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    3 Simple Maintenance Tips to Keep High-Mileage Trucks on the Road

May
21

It is well known
that for commercial refrigerated transport companies, including owner-operators,
truck maintenance can be at times taxing. We understand that all jobs, as well
as short journeys, seem to be nonstop. In fact, there isn’t […]

May
14

Dispatching is the most important first step in the hauling
process. For refrigerated transportation, there are many elements that need to
be communicated to the driver to ensure that the load will be transported
successfully. With so […]

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    It’s Mental Health Week & UWT Has Some Tunes to Get You in a Good Mood

May
7

This week is Mental Health Week. Mental wellness is an
important factor for every one of us nurture and be mindful of – if we don’t take
care of our own mental health, it becomes very […]

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    Back to Basics: 5 Carrier Tips for the Current Freight Market

Apr
30

The freight transportation market is in a state of disarray.
Many economists are predicting that the 2nd Quarter of 2020 will be
the worst in US history, and the transportation industry reacts with a quarter
lag to […]