Entries by Alyssa Smith

How to Stay Mentally Healthy on the Road

Recently, the trucking industry has become aware of how important it is for drivers to maintain a physically healthy lifestyle, now it is time to be aware of the mental health of truck drivers as well. Long-haul truck drivers are more susceptible to mental health issues due to three defining factors: worrying about finances, loneliness […]

TransWood Carriers Acquires Kane Transport of Minnesota

Omaha, NE: TransWood, a privately-owned trucking company specializing in liquid and dry bulk transportation, announces the purchase of Kane Transport. Kane is a 150 plus truck, bulk carrier based in Minnesota; hauling petroleum products, construction, and agricultural related commodities in the upper Midwest. This addition increases TransWood’s service area, and broadens its portfolio of transportation […]

Healthy lifestyle 101

Keto, Paleo, Vegan, low-carb, Mediterrania, HIIT workouts, weight lifting, cardio, cycle classes and the hundred to thousands of other options for starting to live a healthier life can be overwhelming for anyone, even a seasoned veteran.  So, why is it so difficult to start eating healthier? This is due to science and engineered food. Our […]

Benefits of trucking apps that optimize fleets!

As technology continues to increase, apps are showing to be a long-term player in the trucking industry. It is estimated that 90 percent of truckers carry a mobile device with them! These mobile devices can help fleet owners and managers optimize their current business systems in place while improving the lives of their truckers!  What […]