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Jul 18

Right now, the demand for trucks is really high which causes the truck load rates to go up. Oftentimes we get locked into contracts with customers. The customer wants to lock you into a truck load rate for a long period of time, so that when the demand for trucks is high, you can’t go back for a rate increase.

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Jul 17

Sometimes you only hear about the special events an over-the-road (OTR) trucker misses – college graduations, weddings, family barbecues. And that's always regrettable – the only way to work around those occurrences is to get a good relationship with dispatch and make sure you and the home office both hear about events in plenty of time to do some planning.

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Jul 17

Flatbedders face all kinds of logistics challenges: how to safely load, secure and transport unusual items that, because of size, shape and weight can only be transported on a flatbed or stepdeck trailer. And while there isn't an app for loading and securing these specialty-type flatbed loads, the FMCSA does have specific regulations that must be followed.

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Jun 24

Thousands of Getloaded members have made the switch and are enjoying the benefits of Getloaded V3. If you haven’t made the switch yet, here’s what you’re missing out on.... Expanded Search Results: If you don’t have Getloaded V3 , you are missing out on loads! Our expanded search results deliver relevant loads if your search doesn't deliver more than one page of loads.

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Jun 17

One of the main reasons for self-auditing a driver logbook is to catch bad habits before they turn into fines, tickets, or even accidents. Despite your best efforts, though, sometimes bad things happen anyway. So, in this post, let’s look at what you should do if one of your trucks is involved in a wreck.

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