Soaring Prices Leave Owner-Operators with Tough Choices.

Soaring prices across all avenues have left the trucking industry with plenty of decisions to make about cost-cutting. The trucking industry carries the weight of the country’s infrastructure and supply chain. It has traditionally consisted of large transportation companies, logistics businesses, and smaller owner-operators. Unfortunately, the industry is vulnerable to particular challenges, not the least … Continue reading “Soaring Prices Leave Owner-Operators with Tough Choices.”

Fatality Wrecks with Big Rigs Up 13%

An accident is the worst possible outcome for a truck driver, and fatality wrecks are every trucker’s nightmare. Unfortunately, research reveals that big rig collisions that result in death have risen sharply in recent years. Specifically, the National Highway Safety Traffic Safety Administration reports that semi-truck fatality wrecks are up by 13%. This alarming statistic … Continue reading “Fatality Wrecks with Big Rigs Up 13%”

General Advises Supreme Court Reject Review of AB-5

There has been plenty of discussions about a proper review of AB-5 and what the law entails for gig workers. The bill that the legislature passed in 2019 has made plenty of waves throughout the gig industry. You may think of musicians when you hear the word “gig,”.   However, this term describes a type of … Continue reading “General Advises Supreme Court Reject Review of AB-5”

Limiting the Speed for Truckers

Truck speed is something the trucking industry has dealt with for the longest time, and safety has always been an issue. Safety should always be the first thing a trucker focuses on. Ultimately, speed is indisputably one of the essential components of safety. Research reveals that semi-truck speeding increases the risk of accidents involving severe injuries and … Continue reading “Limiting the Speed for Truckers”

How To Improve Your Trucking Business Profit Margins Part 2

Many factors can influence a trucking company’s profit margins and what expenses they can afford on a daily basis. There are certain factors to consider, especially what truckers can control. You can’t control the weather, the whims of a client, or a supply chain disruption — but you can manage your maintenance practices, recruiting methods, … Continue reading “How To Improve Your Trucking Business Profit Margins Part 2”

How To Improve Your Trucking Business Profit Margins Part 1

Your trucking business profit margins often depend on a speedy, efficient, and cost-effective fleet to help you succeed. When supply chain delays or a national trucker shortage slows things down, how can businesses maintain profits — much less increase them? Trucking Business Profit Margins Trucking business profit margins are indeed delicate, but several steps can … Continue reading “How To Improve Your Trucking Business Profit Margins Part 1”

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck Event

Once a year, a three-day event initiative supports driver and vehicle safety through commercial vehicle inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts the International Roadcheck Event. It is where certified inspectors look for areas of compliance, enforce infractions and help educate the thousands of truckers operating around the globe. Further, they hold this event … Continue reading “The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck Event”

Trucker Work Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 2)

Trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives in 2022 will alter the trucking industry for the better. Better work environments and sustainability practices have never been more apparent. Additionally, the trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives in 2022 will cut down on pollution. The trucking industry is a huge source of air pollution, and recent reports spotlight widespread … Continue reading “Trucker Work Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 2)”

Trucker Work Environment & Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 1)

Trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives are on the table, and the industry is adapting in 2022. Many industries have faced pressure to improve sustainability, reduce carbon emissions, and adopt eco-friendly practices in the last few decades. Likewise, the trucking industry is no exception, and there’s been increased scrutiny directed toward its role in climate … Continue reading “Trucker Work Environment & Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 1)”

Update on AB-5: What it Means for Trucking in CA

Under the California Assembly Bill 5, the state of California attempted to regulate the use of gig workers. This gig worker bill went into effect on January 1, 2020, requiring companies to use independent contractors to reclassify these employees. Drivers for app-based ridesharing and delivery services escaped this provision due to Proposition 22. However, the … Continue reading “Update on AB-5: What it Means for Trucking in CA”