Apr 21

Recently, trucking experienced a carefully planned scam that resulted in the theft of $300,000 worth of products, most of which was produce a highly uncommon target because it is perishable.

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Feb 24

It’s good news when someone finds a way not only to stimulate shipping, but to actually create loads that might not otherwise exist. That’s what uShip, an Austin-based company has done on a site that looks like eBay, works like eBay, quacks like eBay and was funded by the same company that bankrolled eBay.

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Jan 08

If you're considering bringing a pet with you on the job, ask yourself if you have a flexible enough schedule to allow for the kind of care pets require.

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Oct 28

Have you ever been driving for what seems like an eternity, and you stop at a rest stop for a break, get out your truck, grab your back, and make an "Uhnnnhhh!" noise? That's the sound of you not limbering up enough for your long hauls.

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Sep 18

We all know how rewarding being a trucker can be... the freedom, independence, and the wide open road full of changing scenery. What more could you ask for? But it can also be a dangerous business.

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Sep 16

Being the newbie trucker can sometimes be hard, from learning how to acquire your CDL license to actually getting behind the wheel and delivering your first load. Are there any unspoken rules you need to know?

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Jul 29

Many states across the country are shutting down rest areas, forcing freight truckers to find alternate places to get in their legally required breaks.

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May 21

We touched on team trucking briefly in this post about retirees taking up trucking as a second career. But, spouses are finding team trucking a viable option at all stages of their careers.

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May 08

Commercial trucking traces its routes to 19th Century Europe, but the U.S. commercial trucking industry owes much its existence to the expansion and improvement of the highway system in the post World War I period.

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May 05

The more you work, the more you make. It’s a simple concept. But working too much can cause stress for you and family.

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