3 Market Considerations Before Updating your Fleet in 2022

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3 Market Considerations Before Updating Your Fleet in 2022

Even if you’re belted in, you may still be experiencing whiplash from the slew of opinions surrounding the transportation industry. With a whirlwind of fuel price fluctuations, changes in asset values, and post COVID-19 conditions dictating the market, it can be intimidating to consider updating your fleet. That’s why we’ve compiled some of the most… Read more »

Roadcheck Report: What We Learned

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From over-stacked loads to trucks on fire, this year’s CVSA Roadcheck saw some wild violations. Even if your rig isn’t an inferno, it’s still good to know what caused the most violations this year. Here’s what drivers saw as a Roadcheck Report:   There was no shortage of FMCSA staff. At the Deerfield, Massachusetts stop, FMSCA reps outnumbered… Read more »

5 Cab Upgrades Under $50

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You live in your truck. From the oval office to your bed, you rig is your palace, and your cab is your crib. You might as well love it! We’ve got some of the most unique, useful, and cheapest cab upgrades (all under $50!) in the list below.   1. Dashboard Fan If you’ve ever… Read more »

Carrier Connection: 5 Ways to Save $100+ a Month on the Road

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It’s no secret—here in May of 2022, tough market conditions can be brutal for your hard-fought business. If you need a couple of quick, easy ways to significantly cut your expenses, we’ve got you. And we’re not talking pennies either, use these tips to save over $100 a month! Your Benjamins will thank you. 1.    Slow down strapper…. Read more »

3 Tips for Safe Transport of Fresh Produce

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Produce season is an exciting time each year in the transportation industry. As we see an increase in produce being moved around the country, key safety guidelines need to be followed. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched the Food Modernization Safety Act (FMSA) to ensure products are transported safely. This act was created to focus on… Read more »

Eliminate Distracted Driving

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Constant distractions are everywhere inside and outside your truck. Your cell phone, the dispatching device, food, passengers, and billboards can all be huge distractions from the task of driving. Even your four-legged companion’s persistent request for a bio-break can interfere with your focus. Enter Distracted Driving Awareness Month.   Distracted Driving Awareness Month April is… Read more »

5 Tips to Create a Budget

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One of the essential tools in any business owner’s arsenal is their budget. A budget will allow you to set and achieve your goals and compensate for any losses. This is especially true when you’re in the often-volatile transportation business. A budget can seem overwhelming, but it is simple and easy to start. Create a… Read more »