How Trucking Companies are Coping with High Diesel Prices

Businesses across the manufacturing and distribution industry continue encountering challenges, from finding qualified employees to organizing their financial papers to match increased commodity prices. But the most problematic challenge that the industry is facing is the continuous rise in diesel costs in the past years. It is evident that a trucking company’s second greatest expense… Continue reading How Trucking Companies are Coping with High Diesel Prices

3 Ways to Improve Fleet Safety and Efficiency

With the trucking industry becoming more tightly regulated, it would seem like trucking accidents would be on a downtrend. Unfortunately, this is not the case. The trucking industry as a whole has seen an increase of fatal accidents over the past decade.  Here are some useful technologies that can be integrated with any fleet to… Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Fleet Safety and Efficiency

CMV Fatalities up 54% Since 2011 According to FMCSA Report

Industry Overview Statistics In 2021, 5,601 large trucks were involved in a fatal crash, an 11% increase from 2020 and a 54% increase since 2011. According to one study, 81-91% of crashes involving a commercial vehicle are caused by cars, not trucks. The majority of deaths in large-truck crashes are occupants of other vehicles (71%),… Continue reading CMV Fatalities up 54% Since 2011 According to FMCSA Report

Trucks as a Service: Overview, Challenges, Opportunities

Overview Transportation industries depend on complex and “just in time” supply chains that only work as well as the chain of labor servicing them. Truckers are a critical link in the logistics infrastructure, providing essential work for precarious pay in arduous conditions. Despite the extreme need for drivers that are happy and efficient in their… Continue reading Trucks as a Service: Overview, Challenges, Opportunities

Benefits of TMS for Trucking Companies (Transportation Management System)

Transportation Management Systems (TMS), sometimes called Logistics Supply Chain Management Platforms are used by companies involved with the planning, execution, and optimization of the movement of goods, both incoming and outgoing. Another role of the systems is to ensure the compliance of all the required paperwork and documentation. Transportation Management Systems will typically integrate with… Continue reading Benefits of TMS for Trucking Companies (Transportation Management System)

How DOT-Ready Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

Whether your company is a newly established motor carrier or one that has been on the road for decades; compliance reviews, roadside inspections, and safety audits can be huge factors for your company’s profitability. To keep up with all of the requirements, it’s never a bad idea to have systems and processes in place that… Continue reading How DOT-Ready Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

Commercial Truck Tire Market Trends

The global market has seen its fair share of challenges in the past few years, but manufacturers anticipate a stable future of demand. According to current estimates, the global tire market is projected to grow at an average rate of 4.5% over the next seven years, reaching nearly 3 billion units by 2027- more than… Continue reading Commercial Truck Tire Market Trends

Update on Global Freight Shipping Trends

With the majority of trucking companies operating in a state of uncertainty, there are a lot of questions about where the freight industry is and where it’s heading in 2022. It’s no secret that the freight industry is ever-evolving, with new technologies and changing shipping trends. The shift to online shopping and increased demand from… Continue reading Update on Global Freight Shipping Trends

When Hiring CDL Drivers, Use These Tips to Maximize Efficiency

When it comes to hiring truck drivers, the process you have for sourcing applications and qualifying records can make a world of difference down the road. It’s important to understand the resources available and the skills for retaining these individuals. In this post, we are going to cover some tips for making sure your process… Continue reading When Hiring CDL Drivers, Use These Tips to Maximize Efficiency