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January 30, 2018

There has always been a need to haul freight and supplies. The Roman Empire built roads all over the known world so its armies and the provisions to supply outposts could move easily across the country. In the early American colonies, wagons drawn by horse, mule, and o...

January 16, 2018

Truck driver jobs are fast-becoming a go-to sector for people looking to make top wages in the United States. Upwards of 70 percent of all goods and materials such as steel are transported, and flatbed trucking companies are trying to keep up with the workforce demand.

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January 2, 2018

Truck driver jobs are important to the economy because trucks bring most of the things we need to the places where we need them. The country would have to shut down if trucks stopped running since store shelves would be empty and factories would lack raw materials. We...

December 21, 2017

When you think about trucking, women are probably one of the last things that come to mind. The truth is, there are plenty of female truckers out there. It’s an industry that you don’t really hear about diversifying, even when the news talks about equality in the workp...

December 21, 2017

Flatbed trucking jobs can be challenging. Managing your truck and making sure it’s safe is something you have control of but there are many factors that can cause problems when you’re on the road. There is a constant potential for being in the way of other drivers and...

December 14, 2017

Kaleb McClellan is a driver for Alco out of Hartsville, Tennessee. The mayor of Hartsville noticed how nice his truck always was and asked him to be in the local parade. There was over 150 registrations in the 2017 parade making it one of the largest in history. The co...

October 23, 2017

Truck driver jobs pay well, and they are in very high demand, so why aren’t more people taking them? In his memoir “The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road,” Finn Murphy demonstrates that truckers have their own world, with its own challenges and customs....

October 20, 2017

In areas with high rates of certain types of natural disasters, being prepared for such an adverse weather event is a normal part of life. In Florida, some part of the state experience a hurricane or tropical storm almost every year. Therefore, almost every Floridian,...

July 21, 2017

When it comes to truck driving jobs, there are two primary ones that you can take. Either you can work for a carrier fleet as a company driver, or you can own and operate your own rig. There are benefits and downsides to both, so if you’re interested in entering the in...

July 21, 2017

If you are in the trucking industry, you know that there are a lot of moving parts that come into play when moving freight. Whether you’re a carrier or a supplier, a lot of information has to exchange hands so that accuracy is never shorted. Typically, the way that mos...

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