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Trucking Industry News Update 8/7/17

Attention Walmart Shippers! Walmart has established new shipping and delivery policies that impact any carrier that hauls for them. The new policy, named “On-Time, In-Full”, will charge carriers who deliver late, early, or mispacked shipments. Walmart says they will phase … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 6/26/17

Bill Introduced to Repeal ‘Excessive’ Federal Excise Tax on Trucks New legislation is poised to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on trucks that was originally introduced in 1917 to help offset the costs of World War I. A U.S. … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 6/13/17

ELD Mandate Comes Color-Coated State by State What states are on board with the ELD mandate? As you know electric logging devices are to be law in most commercial vehicles by December 18, 2017. Overdrive Magazine presents a map with … Continued



Guide to MATS 2017

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is a sight to behold. MATS is known as the “largest annual trucking event in the world” and attracts thousands of people every year. If you’re planning to be in Louisville, Kentucky March 23-25, we … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 2/2/17

Senate Confirms Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Transportation The Senate confirmed Elaine Chao to be the next Secretary of Transportation in a 93-6 vote. Read more from Land Line Magazine and American Trucker. President Trump Signs Executive Order Calling … Continued


The Road Less Traveled

Tips for Truck Drivers on Unfamiliar Roads Getting to explore new cities and towns as you drive across the country is one of the perks of being a long haul truck driver. But even trucking pros can get lost and … Continued


Top 5 Stories of 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over. This year, the trucking industry prepared for the upcoming ELD mandate, struggled with falling diesel prices, saw Donald Trump win the Presidential election, and followed the first freight delivery by a … Continued


Three Tips to Keep Your Best Truck Drivers

Finding and holding on to good truck drivers has always been important, but as driver turnover steadily increases it’s become essential in maintaining driver retention. It’s hard to always provide a pleasant experience for truck drivers because of the uncertain … Continued