Posts filed under: Trucking Tips

When your trucking business is thriving, it is natural to think about expanding. But don’t jump into it. Take the time to consider four important elements of a successful expansion. You Need a Strategic Plan   When you take the...
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It may seem like there are very few physical requirements of a truck driver, since much of the time is spent in a sitting position, driving down the road. However, there are some basic physical requirements which, if not met,...
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Truck drivers spend a great deal of time on the road, and after seeing pretty much the same sights for mile after mile, hour after hour, it can easily happen that a truck driver becomes hypnotized by the road. This of...
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Are you a new truck driver or hoping to break into the transportation industry?  Here are ten helpful success tips from experienced truck drivers who know this business. Befriend Your Dispatcher.Your dispatcher should be your new best friend.  Often, they...
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The demand for truck drivers is exploding across America these days, and it is estimated that over the next decade that more than six times the current 35,000 drivers will be needed, to haul freight from coast-to-coast and all destinations...
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Building a team of great drivers for your trucking company can be the most important aspect of growing your business, as opposed to just treading water and trying to maintain your position in the market. This makes it essential to...
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Statistically, drivers have more health issues than almost any other group of professionals, and even more alarming, they also have shorter lifespans. This isn’t too hard to fathom, since the job is characterized by very little exercise, working areas that...
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