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There is much truth in that adage, “If you bought it, a truck brought it.” Ships and planes transport products around the world, but the last stage in the journey to their final destination is frequently via truck. This is true not only of products reaching store shelves, but the transportation of raw materials to factories at the start of the manufacturing process. In the U.S alone, more than 80 percent of all communities rely on trucks for the delivery of food, fuel, clothing and medicine.
So, You Want to be an Owner Operator?
Owner operators in the trucking industry run their businesses with small profit margins. In simple English, this means as money… Read More
Work Truck Solutions Expands Supply Chain Support
Innovative, cutting-edge software suite provides efficiencies to upfitter/accessory manufacturers and distributors Work Truck Solutions®, the leading authority on commercial vehicle… Read More
WorkHound Driver Feedback Report Identifies Top Trucking Trends
Annual feedback report analyzes 100K comments from drivers to identify central themes and opportunities to improve retention WorkHound, a leader in employee feedback management… Read More
Market Report Identifies Hiring and Sales as Top Challenges in Trucking Heading into 2023
Survey fielded by Rose Rocket finds leveraging technology to impact key challenges found to be a top 3 investment for… Read More
How to Avoid High Truck Detention Times
Efficiency is one of the most important traits for any fleet to have but one of the most challenging to… Read More
1099 or W-2, What is Better for Truck Drivers?
There are a lot of differences between a W-2 and 1099 truck driver that should be considered before deciding what’s… Read More
7 Cost-Effective Strategies for Reducing Your Fleet’s Cost Per Mile
The costs of operating vehicle fleets can add up quickly. Fleet owners deal with typical expenses like maintenance and fuel,… Read More
Understanding Vehicle Data and VIN Decoding: A Beginner’s Guide
A crucial part of fleet management is tracking and comparing every vehicle’s performance through data analytics. Vehicle identification numbers also… Read More
U.S. Truck Trailer Price Accelerates, Soaring 17% to $8,791 per Unit
U.S. Truck Trailer Import Price August 2022 In August 2022, the average truck trailer price amounted to $8,791 (CIF, US)… Read More
South Korea’s Truckers Rock Supply Chains with Strike Action
South Korea’s unionised truckers have gone on strike in a row with the government over minimum pay. The indefinite strikes,… Read More
The Uber-ization of US Trucking is only Speeding Up
US trucking is entering a tumultuous period that will likely reshape the $875 billion industry. Shipping rates that spiked during… Read More
Should You Care about what Trucking Companies do to be More Eco-Friendly?
We think the answer to that question is a resounding YES! According to Our World in Data, The transportation industry accounts for 29%… Read More
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