Both the current administration and trucking companies are trying their hardest to close the shortage of drivers across the country. Wages have been increased, regulations have been rolled back, and there are new movements to pull back or revise the...
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Most of us don’t hear about ransomware in our daily lives. It’s often relegated to tech articles or new updates about subjects far removed from our personal interests. Yet ransomware looms over the trucking industry, and after a major incident...
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Nearly one third of drivers in the trucking industry suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can greatly reduce the quality of sleep drivers get, and can threaten respiratory functions as well as alertness and motor skills. In the move to...
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Recently, a portion of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation ACT (FAST) was recently activated to put more teen truckers on the road. The WHEEL Act, introduced in September of 2017, also contains a pilot program to help recruit young truckers...
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Express Freight Finance will have a booth at the upcoming Great American Trucking Show from August 23-25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Please look for us at booth #2147! To register to attend, click here...
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Infrastructure is a major focus by lawmakers at the state and federal levels. We look around our cities and see roads that need repaving, crumbling bridges, “dead zones” for wireless communication, and more. However, the trucking industry may be targeted...
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We are in the middle of an economic growth spurt, yet we are seeing hints of inflation making it to the news. Many analysts have even gone so far as to draw connections between rising inflation and the costs associated...
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In the first part of this series, we took a look at improving trucking for drivers, and covered such topics as hiring and hours of service. In this second installment, we will touch on some topics which are frequently overlooked...
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Despite the required electronic devices, GPS, and a host of other technologies, the trucking industry itself has stayed the same for the past few decades. For those in favor of improving trucking, taking the necessary steps to improve the industry...
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News outlets are constantly reporting on growing vacancies in the trucking industry. To compensate for the already existing vacancies, and to meet the high demand of the current economic upswing, the trucking industry needs to hire roughly 900,000 people. While...
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