Recent Blog Posts

Winter Driving: What's Under the Snow?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
A Michigan garbage truck driver is a little embarrassed after getting his truck stuck in a football field while attempting to reach a dumpster. The driver apparently lost his... Read More
Things to Remember When Driving in Winter Weather
Friday, February 5, 2016
As the nation's largest and oldest refrigerated trucking company, we have seen just about everything there is to see in the logistics industry. Since 1920, we have faithfully... Read More
Illinois a Great Example of How Important Trucking Is
Friday, January 29, 2016
The annual holiday season spanning the period from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is a wonderful time of togetherness and building strong relationships. It is a time of year... Read More
Exceptional Compliance Means Lower Drug Testing Rate
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The trucking industry and federal regulators rarely see eye-to-eye on matters of statistical data and its implications for road safety and other matters. One exception to this... Read More
3 Trucking and Logistics Trends to Look for in 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
The U.S. economy is slowly rebounding, in spite of government action that is keeping the pace of the recovery at a minimum. That is good for trucking and logistics, in that the... Read More
Women and Couples Changing the Truck Driving Industry
Thursday, January 21, 2016
A driver shortage quickly approaching 50,000 workers – and expected to quadruple by 2025 – is putting trucking companies in the position of having to find new ways to increase the... Read More
The Difference between Short- and Long-Term Truckers
Friday, January 15, 2016
Statistics relating to the nation's ongoing truck driver storage are alarming to say the least. Some reports say the industry is short 40,000+ drivers while others say the number... Read More
Drivers Beware: Overweight Trucks Being Targeted in Indiana
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Officials in Indiana have a warning for truckers driving in their state: they will be on the lookout for overweight trucks operating without a permit to carry loads in excess of... Read More
Silicon Valley Looking to Disrupt the Trucking Industry
Friday, January 8, 2016
Have you heard of what is known as 'disruptive technology'? If not, disruptive technologies are those new technologies that tend to change, or disrupt, what we know as the... Read More
Driver Pay Goes up as Driver Shortage Continues
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A true free-market system is one in which producers make money only by producing products and services that customers want to buy. Markets determine prices and quality based on... Read More