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Weather Company Offers Full Forecast for Truckers

One thing a truck driver can't control is the weather. According to a recent article from Trucks.com, The Weather Company is aiming to put more control in truckers' hands via an app that provides a fuller forecast. The ...

August Charles Fruehauf and his Semi-Trailer

August Fruehauf established himself as a adept blacksmith and carriage builder at a young age. It was 1914 Detroit and Fruehauf, the son of German immigrants, along with his business partner Otto Neumann was enjoying a good ...

Diminishing Trucking Capacity Is The Number One Issue Facing The Trucking Industry In 2018

In their State of the North American Supply Chain study conducted last year, Averitt Express asked 1,600 shippers about which factors they thought would have the greatest impact on the shipping industry.  Overwhelmingly, ...

Truck Drivers Help America Move

It is going to be great to see the trucking industry get a breath of new life with companies having the ability to add new equipment and new drivers. But, as you may have read in our February 23rd blog, "The Tax Cuts and ...

Could Blockchain Benefit the Trucking Industry?

A recent report from TechCrunch asserts that the trucking industry could benefit from blockchain, but only if a few things happen first. What is blockchain, and how would it work with the trucking industry? Blockchain is ...

How to Determine Whether to Buy or Lease Trucks

If some of the trucks in your fleet are starting to show their age, or if your hard work is paying off in the form of your business expanding, you may find that it is time to acquire some new vehicles. The two main options, of ...

Truck and Trailer Sales Hit the Highest Since 2006 Due to ELD Mandates

Early reports by ACT Research and FTR indicates a sharp rise in the class 8 truck sales. All orders reached a record high after the year 2006. Trailer orders also hit an all-time high with a figure of 47000 units by the end ...

Historical Facts On Regulations Affecting The Trucking Industry

As you consider past facts, it is possible to establish some of the aspects that inform what is happening today. The trucking industry has a rich history that curious truck drivers or anyone who needs information on the same ...

Semi-Truck Orders Highest Since 2006

A recent report released by FTR shows that orders for Class 8 semi-trucks have hit their highest level since 2006 after more than doubling in the month of January. This pattern of strong truck orders, which began after a ...

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Is Bringing New Life To The Trucking Industry

For many years, the trucking industry has suffered from a shortage of drivers and an inability to meet the shipping demands of a growing American economy.  However, that may change in 2018.  In December 2017, Congress passed ...
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