If you're rolling through ol' Virginia on I-85 this week, come get some free swag and say hello to your friends at Getloaded! We'll be just off the interstate at Davis Travel Center in Warfield, VA this Wednesday (5/9) and Thursday (5/10) for Driver Appreciation Day!
Submitted by Buck Black on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 09:04
As an over-the-road truck driver, you automatically have to be a specialist in long distance relationships.
As a new addition to the Getloaded blogosphere, we're introducing Buck Black of TruckerTherapy.com. He's a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in working with truckers and their families. This week, he offers tips on how to cope with of one of the biggest stressors of life on the road: long distance relationships.
Submitted by Timothy D. Brady on Fri, 04/20/2012 - 08:20
Believe it or not, you're on a team. A big, big team.
Think of your team as a combination of all the people, companies, and organizations required to help your freight trucking service run smoothly. Many owner/managers think only the employees who are working for them are members of their trucking teams. But you know better...
The images from the recent tornado strikes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area were scary. But if you are a trucker, some of the images were especially worrisome – specifically the photos of the devastation at freight shipper Schneider National's Dallas Operations Center.
Trucker health is a hot topic in the freight hauling industry these days. We all know the trucking industry is the heartbeat of America's economy, but how does working in the industry affect your own heart?
Here's a scary thought: Current statistics show people in over-the-road professions now have an average life expectancy of less than 60 years, according to the Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA).
The letters appear to be from the "U.S. Department of Transportation Procurement Office" and are signed by a fictitious name of "Julie Weynel – Senior Procurement Officer." The letters are attempting to obtain banking information from targeted freight trucking companies.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va.--Getloaded introduces the lowest priced load board membership in the trucking industry for $29.99 per month.
"From new owner-operators to Fortune 500 companies, we want to help every trucking professional build lasting success, no matter their size — and we believe this new membership option is key to upholding our goal."
Factoring is used by carriers all over the world as a way to assist with cash flow for their business. There are many things to consider when looking at factoring your freight bills. What factoring company should I go with? The answer is, "It truly it depends." What are you looking for? What is important to you? What services best fit your needs?