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5 Effective Winter Driving Tips for Drivers

The National Weather Service has forecasted heavy rain, mountain snow, and strong winds in the West for the next few days. There is a series of storms that will affect the PNW and northern […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    The Only Preventative Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

The Only Preventative Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Maintaining your truck and using an effective maintenance checklist to keep your equipment in good order will keep you and others safe on the road. Maintenance will also keep our overall operating costs down. A […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments

Are you Getting Ready for Apple and Pear Fruit Season?

Apple and pear season is kicking off, and numerous forecasts for the 2017 Washington season have come up. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) is calling for 130.9 million standard 40-pound boxes of […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    What the Trucking Industry Statistics for the first half of 2017 Reveal

What the Trucking Industry Statistics for the first half of 2017 Reveal

So far, 2017 has been an interesting ride in the trucking industry. Many early indicators believed that there would be growth in the sector for 2017. So, how has that panned out for the […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

Maintenance is key for transportation carriers who want steady profitability and productivity. The best way to prevent and deal with breakdowns and to keep on top of maintenance is to look at the areas […]

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    What is the Average Cost of Commercial Truck Insurance and How Does It Affect a Carrier’s Profitability

What is the Average Cost of Commercial Truck Insurance and How Does It Affect a Carrier’s Profitability

After the purchase of a truck and trailer, insurance is probably the next largest expense that a carrier must consider for their yearly business operations. Many seasoned carrier companies and drivers are well versed […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments

The 5 Fraud Prevention Tips You Need to Know Now

Fraud is a continual threat to the transportation industry. Scammers threaten the livelihoods of shippers, carriers, & brokers, and increase the price of good for consumers. A key agency in the industry, the Transportation Intermediaries […]

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    Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

This week’s visit out to the local stores showed some great promotions at store level, with retailers taking advantage of consumers’ enjoyment of fresh produce in the summer, especially with hot weather we have […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    The Fundamentals of Pulp Thermometers and Pulping Instructions That Every Driver Needs to Know

The Fundamentals of Pulp Thermometers and Pulping Instructions That Every Driver Needs to Know

The smallest of devices often play vital roles in many industries; this is true for pulp temperature thermometers in the produce transportation industry; they are essential for a driver to use to protect themselves […]

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    The Importance of Communication Between You and Your Transportation Service Provider when Transporting Refrigerated Products

The Importance of Communication Between You and Your Transportation Service Provider when Transporting Refrigerated Products

Providing refrigerated transport services requires detail and understanding the many facets of produce. Because of this, communication is critical. Carriers need to have great communication with their transportation provider so that load details can […]