Mike is committed to helping others through his position in human resources continuing a legacy of kindness he has established all his life.

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Some people are just kind. It seems that the harder life presses down on them, the more their genuine capacity for good is revealed. But how does so much goodness reside in one individual? Mike is one such person. Having committed to a legacy of helping others find fulfillment, Mike touches one life at a… Read more »

Continuous personal growth and development have a direct impact on your success as a freight agent. Here are some skills to master in 2024.

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As a freight agent, there are many skills that you need to be successful. From excellent client service to problem-solving and multitasking, the skills that you use daily are varied and interconnected. The most important ones to master also happen to be foundational to overall success and business growth.   Communication The number one most… Read more »

semi truck tire changing tools

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Despite the cost benefits of changing your semi-truck tires, the tire-changing process can be complex without the right equipment. Fortunately, several semi-truck tire-changing tools make the tire-changing process easier, faster, and safer. When it comes to tire replacement, the ideal is to equip a tire that you don’t need to replace very often in the… Read more »

Shipping hazardous materials and products requires precision and extensive knowledge of regulations and safety measures.

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Shipping hazardous materials and products requires precision and extensive knowledge of regulations and safety measures in place for the protection of both the load and those moving it. According to the Department of Transportation, materials that can pose an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce are classified as hazmat.   … Read more »

Carriers must seek novel solutions to reduce costs and maintain a healthy bottom line. Here is how to get costs down.

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If you feel it’s getting more expensive to keep your eighteen wheels on the road, you’re not alone. A new study from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) shows that truckers’ operating expenses are increasing nationwide. The study also noted that no ‘substantial improvements’ for the industry were eminent, necessitating truckers to discover new ways… Read more »

independence day traffic

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The American Automobile Association (AAA) anticipates that over 60 million Americans will hit the road this Independence Day, making for unprecedented Independence Day traffic. For truckers, this can mean delays up to 67% longer than usual to their typical routes. More importantly, more drivers pose a safety risk for truckers. To be aware of delays… Read more »

DeQuan's legacy is cemented in his desire to do as much good as he can for others. Learn more about DeQuan in his team member spotlight!

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De’Quan is an extraordinary individual with extraordinary talents. Of all that that distinguishes De’Quan, his heartfelt commitment to the everyday is, in a word, extraordinary. Quietly, De’Quan lifts his team, provides for his family, and raises his son with unusual commitment. His legacy is cemented in his intense desire to do as much good as… Read more »

brake safety week 2024

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Brake-related issues are responsible for more out-of-service violations than any other infraction. In 2023, 25.2% of all vehicle out-of-service violations during the CVSA International Roadcheck were brake-related. In response to the dangerously high presence of brake violations, the CVSA introduced Brake Safety Week 2024. Despite the initiative’s history of reducing safety concerns, unprepared carriers can… Read more »

By preparing for seasonality in 2024, freight agents support their client’s needs, anticipate market shifts, and provide strategic advice.

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By preparing for seasonal shipping trends, freight agents can support their client’s needs, anticipate market shifts, and provide strategic advice. Although each year has its differences, there are several key seasons to plan for. Seasonality can be broken into the quiet season, the produce season, and the holiday shipping season. In addition, there are a… Read more »

operation safe driver week 2024

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From 2018 – 2022, the number of fatalities on the road rose 16%. In 2022 alone, 42,795 fatal crashes claimed motorist lives. In response to the dire epidemic of vehicle-related fatalities, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) created Operation Safe Driver Week 2024.   What is Operation Safe Driver Week 2024? Operation Safe Driver Week… Read more »