What organizations are there for women in the trucking industry?

Women are drawn to the trucking industry for a variety of reasons, similar to their male counterparts: the call of the open road, the opportunity to travel and the freedom that trucking brings. However, there is one reason that stands out…

What is it like to be a long haul trucker?

When you choose to become a long haul truck driver, you are not only choosing your career path, but the trucker lifestyle. As with any career, there are pros and cons to being a long haul trucker. As we look at both closely, think for yourself…
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How to be the best truck driver for your company.

Whether you are a veteran driver or a beginner to the open road, there are always ways that you can improve. Read these tips and tricks from seasoned drivers and learn how to be the best trucker for your company. Education The first step…
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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…

Where is the largest truck stop in the US?

For many truck drivers, this time of year can be especially hard, having to spend the holidays away from friends and families. After a long, hard stretch, it is important for a driver to take a break at a rest stop. Doing so refreshes both the…
Transwood acquires Kane.

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,…

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,…

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…
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How to safely knock out your pre-inspection trip!

In the trucking industry, a pre-trip inspection is critical, but there is another pre-trip inspection that should be happening each and everyday. Even before the engine starts, truckers should have their own routines and rituals that set them…

Fleet managers: How to be a successful manager

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell!  There are thousands of research studies, case studies and books out there on how to be an effective leader and manager. As a fleet manager, this all…