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The Best Semi Truck Tires

The Best Semi Truck Tires Tires hold pivotal importance on any vehicle such as cars, SUVs, and light trucks, but none as much as long haul semi-truck tires and even trailer tires. Considering the amount of wear and demanding conditions that are placed on the tires of a commercial [...]

By |2021-04-09T08:36:22-05:00April 9th, 2021|Truck Maintenance|Comments Off on The Best Semi Truck Tires

What to Include In Your Semi Truck Emergency Kit

What to Include In Your Semi Truck Emergency Kit (h1) Trucking can be rather unpredictable at times. You never know when you may be hit with an unexpected automotive situation in your trip; maybe even a weather-related incident. It is essential for DOT truck drivers to have an equipped [...]

By |2021-04-08T14:40:00-05:00April 8th, 2021|Truck Maintenance|Comments Off on What to Include In Your Semi Truck Emergency Kit

Winter Truck Maintenance: 8 Tips to Prepare Your Truck for Winter

Winter Truck Maintenance: 8 Tips to Prepare Your Truck for Winter Proper and regular maintenance in trucking is important year-round, however, the winter months can be a monster that requires special winter maintenance attention. The cold weather is always an issue, but the rapid temperature drops that occur are [...]

By |2021-03-11T12:34:24-06:00March 11th, 2021|Truck Maintenance|Comments Off on Winter Truck Maintenance: 8 Tips to Prepare Your Truck for Winter

What Does Freight On Board Mean?

What Does Freight On Board Mean? FOB, or Freight On Board, is a shipping term that is useful to know when you are learning how to get trucking contracts. It’s used in domestic in the United States as well as international shipping that dictates the terms of sale in [...]

By |2021-03-11T11:18:11-06:00March 11th, 2021|Finding Freight|Comments Off on What Does Freight On Board Mean?

How Long Do Semi Truck Brakes Last?

How Long Do Semi Truck Brakes Last? What could be more important on the road than having enough power to pull a full load to its destination? Well, in the trucking industry, having the stopping power to bring that truck and load to a safe stop when you press [...]

By |2021-03-11T10:04:13-06:00March 11th, 2021|Truck Maintenance|Comments Off on How Long Do Semi Truck Brakes Last?

TAFS Integration with McLeod Software

TAFS, Inc., Integration with McLeod Software Provides Seamless User Experience Press Release Olathe, KS (February 4, 2021) - TAFS, Inc., a trucking industry leader in freight factoring, has integrated with McLeod Software® to provide a seamless user experience for factoring services. “This partnership gives TAFS’ clients the [...]

By |2021-02-04T09:25:54-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on TAFS Integration with McLeod Software

How to Start a Trucking Company

How to Start a Trucking Company Are you a truck driver that is wanting to get a start in the trucking industry with your own trucking company? Then you have probably found yourself searching how to start a trucking company. Well, you are in luck as we will be [...]

By |2020-11-09T13:33:50-06:00November 5th, 2020|Starting a Trucking Company|Comments Off on How to Start a Trucking Company

Intermodal Transportation: Everything You Need to Know

Intermodal Transportation: Everything You Need to Know Freight shipping has been around long before modern day trucks were. We know throughout history that trains and ships have been a major factor in transportation services and we are still heavily dependent on them to this day. In fact, even with [...]

By |2020-11-09T13:34:38-06:00November 2nd, 2020|Finding Freight|Comments Off on Intermodal Transportation: Everything You Need to Know

What is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse?

What is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse? Here we will be learning about the drug and alcohol clearinghouse within the trucking industry. Not to be confused with a drug consortium, which is an association of companies or groups of employers that join together, as a single entity, for the [...]

By |2020-11-09T13:36:13-06:00October 29th, 2020|Tips for Drivers|Comments Off on What is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse?

What is Freight Class?

What is Freight Class? The trucking industry requires you to know a ton of different, yet important information. Knowing your freight class is one of those things. A freight class or NMFC also known as a National Motor Freight Classification set in place by the NMFTA or the National [...]

By |2020-11-09T13:37:04-06:00October 28th, 2020|Finding Freight|Comments Off on What is Freight Class?
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