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Winter Trucking Tips

During the winter months, drivers must always be prepared for a variety of inclement weather. From icy roads to freezing temperatures, one way you can always stay prepared is by winterizing your rig!  This winter, the Farmer’s Almanac is…
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Tips on Onboarding New Truckers

Fleet management and new trucker onboarding is a trucking industry basic that has needed to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many hiring processes have had to change, it’s still important that fleet managers are making their…
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Ways truckers can exercise on the road

It’s essential that every person stays active and healthy. Staying active not only has tremendous benefits for your body but your mind as well.  When you are on the road all day long, it can be challenging to find time to stay active. However,…
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Dealing with loneliness this holiday season

The holiday season is one of the holiest, jolly times of the year, but with a global pandemic, this holiday season will be a bit different than normal for family and friends. As we are about nine months into the pandemic, isolation has been…

The importance of dispatchers in our industry

Knowledgeable, trusted and reliable dispatchers in the trucking industry can make the difference between load delivered, pick-up times, communication and so many other essential factors in the industry. As professional qualified drivers understand,…
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TransWood 2020 Dow Awards Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2020 TransWood Receives 3 Top Awards in 2020 from Dow Chemical Omaha, NE: TransWood, a privately-owned trucking company specializing in liquid and dry bulk transportation, announced today that they have received…
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The history of the trucking industry

The trucking industry has been around for decades, and as the decades have continued, the industry continues to skyrocket, with its own ups and downs, but nevertheless persists time and time again. The industry finds its roots around the 1800s,…
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Why diesel mechanics are so important in our industry

In every industry, there are many different components that make up a well-oiled machine. In the food industry, you have the chefs, waitresses and waiters, cashiers, prep cooks and everyone else who plays a large part in the success of the…
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Fleet management tips: Three tips to be the best fleet manager

If you type into a search engine, “What makes a good leader?”, there will be thousands of articles that populate suggesting specific traits and qualities will be present within the best leadership. The thing is, there isn’t one specific…
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Seven key winter safety tips for truck drivers!

While the Winter season is a bit different for each trucker around the United States, whether you are in Minnesota or Texas, it is possible you will receive snow and other winter weather that makes driving more difficult.  Even the most seasoned…