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Your Guide to CSA Points

Your Guide to CSA Points Getting points sounds like a good thing to most, but you don’t want any of these points! Let’s take a look at CSA points and just what they mean when operating a commercial motor vehicle. We will discuss how you might get them, and [...]

By |2021-10-04T11:38:10-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Guide to CSA Points

Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers

Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers Being a company truck driver or even an owner operator is not nearly as simple as just driving and watching for changing road conditions in bad weather, although many probably hold that assumption. In addition to needing to know how to [...]

By |2021-10-04T11:23:10-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers

What is Team Truck Driving?

What is Team Truck Driving? If you just got out of truck driving school with your CDL you are probably looking for trucking jobs with great weekly pay. Well, we may have a great option for you. With all the limitations on trucking today it can make it tough [...]

By |2021-10-04T10:41:11-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Team Truck Driving?

20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers

20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers Health for truck drivers is a big deal that too often gets overlooked. With the majority of the options available to CDL drivers being that of fast food and truck stop options, an abundance of calories on a daily basis. Worse than the overload of [...]

By |2021-10-04T08:33:54-05:00October 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers

8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business

8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business Have you thought about becoming your own boss as an owner-operator in the hot shot trucking business? It’s true, hotshot drivers can find this to be a very profitable business venture, but you need to make sure you get yourself [...]

By |2021-10-01T16:17:15-05:00October 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business

What is Omnichannel Distribution?

What is Omnichannel Distribution? As the world continues to grow technologically at a rapid pace, it has become more and more important to add speed of purchase and delivery of goods in the supply chain at a level that has never been seen before. Offline purchases in physical stores [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:38:11-05:00September 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Omnichannel Distribution?

Must Know Trucker Slang

Must Know Trucker Slang Okay, admit it, ever since shows Smokey and the Bandit you have wanted to be able to throw around some of that cool trucker lingo like a pro in your trucking company. The trucker slang we are talking about here is commonly used over a [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:25:54-05:00September 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Must Know Trucker Slang

How To Reactivate Your DOT Number

How to Reactivate Your DOT Number Did you recently check the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and see that your trucking authority status switched to inactive? Just having a CDL is not good enough. You can’t stay in the trucking business as a motor carrier without keeping your [...]

By |2021-06-28T11:15:47-05:00June 28th, 2021|Starting a Trucking Company|Comments Off on How To Reactivate Your DOT Number

What is a Weigh Station?

What is a Weigh Station? All truck drivers become more familiar with weigh stations that they would probably like, however, they are a vital part of safety enforcement on commercial vehicles on our roadways throughout the country. Same as the department of motor vehicles (DOT) has safety regulations for [...]

By |2021-06-28T10:54:01-05:00June 28th, 2021|Tips for Drivers|Comments Off on What is a Weigh Station?

What is a Driver Qualification File?

What is a Driver Qualification File? Within any line of business, employee files are a vital part of record keeping and the trucking industry is no exception to this. In fact, the federal motor carrier safety regulations are quite a bit more strict in this process regarding records for [...]

By |2021-06-28T10:42:28-05:00June 28th, 2021|Starting a Trucking Company|Comments Off on What is a Driver Qualification File?
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