Here we are, in 2014! Today, we take a look back at the past year, one that many in the industry regarded as a positive one thanks to freight demand showing steady growth despite some regulatory obstacles. Now, our top 7 blog stories from this past year:

7. How to Calibrate a Pulp Thermometer – with 133 views, this post takes the number seven spot and is a great resource to make sure your pulp thermometer is operating accurately. Stay tuned for an upcoming video on this, taken recently at our Driver Appreciation Day at TC Trans!

6. Hours of Service Compliance Date is Fast Approaching – with 159 Views, the widely disputed, deliberated, and discussed new HOS rules came into effect on July 1st. Check this post out for all the details on the new regulations.

5. Pocket-sized, yet powerful: Pulp Thermometers and how to use them – Holding the #5 spot with 197 views, this post goes over the “hows” of using a pulp temperature thermometer.

4. The New $75,000 Freight Broker Bond Requirement – coming in with 226 views, this post reviews the new regulatory requirement that came into effect on Oct. 1, mandating all brokers to carry a bond of at least $75,000. Rest assured, UWT had previously exceeded this requirement our bond of $100,000.

3. From the Desk of Carrier Relations: Refrigerated Trailer Temperature Settings – with 412 views, this is a must read for drivers as it reviews one of the most important aspects that influences fruit and vegetable products while in transit.

2. 10 Truck Facts – Coming in with 422 views for the year, the #2 spot is a great read on the pillar of the industry.

1. Loading Chimney Block Style; with the most views (519 for the year), this post was our #1 most read story – it’s a great resource for a type of pallet configuration that is commonly requested by customers and shippers.

So, there you have it! Our top 7 from the last year! We are excited to get 2014 under way, and have some great new articles and posts already lined up. If there is something particular that you would like to see on the blog, please contact the marketing department and we will look into it!

Happy new year from all of us at United World Transportation.

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