Being on the road for days and weeks at a time can become quite lonely. That's why many owner-operators choose to have a co-pilot, and not of the human variety. There are many benefits to having a 'truck pet' both for you and your pet.
Picture this. Every time you hunt for a new load as an owner operator or independent trucking company, you have to deal with load brokers. However, it never fails that something goes awry with your commercial truck and trailer loads.
Let's face it; long hauls are boring after about the first 10 or 20 miles! Your tires make that humming sound against the road, which doesn't exactly add to whatever music you are playing.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers.
Time to prepare: The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's 30th annual International Roadcheck, billed as the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, takes place June 6-8. The special emphasis this year is cargo securement.
Instead of eating into profits using expensive air delivery services, how can retailers send cargo more cost effectively?
La aplicación de Doft continúa creciendo y consolidándose como una solución moderna para el transporte de carga.
There are roughly 2,500 new apps added to the google play store daily. Of that figure there is really no telling what percentage of those are Farmville spin-offs, but the answer is definitely not low.
The two most important things to consider when becoming a leased owner-operator are the company you lease to, and the maintenance of your truck. Without either of these in place, you won't be able to operate a successful business.
Only those who work in the trucking industry really understand what we mean when we say "driver fatigue."
It isn't just being tired, or bored from driving the same highways for hours on end. It's the overwhelming physical and mental exhaustion that comes with life on the road.