History of women in trucking

The month of March is known as- Women’s History Month. This month we celebrate all the strong, resilient women who have paved the way for women in trucking today. We will be sharing the history of women in trucking and how it has evolved into…

Avoiding Driver Fatigue

For a worker who spends most of their day sitting, it is inevitable that certain days you might find yourself daydreaming here and there. If you are sitting at your desk, one quick and easy way to avoid this is to get up and take a quick walk…

Update: How to do pre-tip instructions

When it comes to performing a truck pre-trip inspection, making sure that everything is working properly is an extremely important step for driving safely. As required, a pre-trip inspection is meant to be done before every trip to prevent accidents…

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…
Semi-truck on sunny interstate

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,…