As the administration continues to focus on efforts to combat climate change, President Obama has added emission rules for big-rigs to the agenda. Some time ago, the president gave the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the go-ahead to develop new rules designed to improve fuel efficiency and lower carbon emissions for heavy-duty trucks. Now the industry … Read moreTrucking Braces for New Environmental Protection Agency Regulations
It’s a time of upheaval for the trucking industry. The future of trucking is topic number one on the mind of industry insiders. Trucking has changed more in the past ten years than it did in the past 50 years combined, change that’s expected to accelerate. New entrants are making their way into the trucking … Read moreWill Trucking Turn Into Man Versus Machine?
U.S. oil-company job cuts are costing skilled workers their jobs. Though unfortunate, this is proving to be a boon for trucking companies desperate to fill big-rig driving positions. Many of these workers come already equipped with a commercial license and experience in operating heavy machinery. These workers are more accustomed to being away from home … Read moreFleets Set Their Sights on Laid Off Oil Workers
Over the next several weeks here at the QuickTSI Blog, we’re going to take an in-depth look at the history of overland transportation in this country. Our specific area of focus will be on commerce and the cross-country or regional transportation of goods and services. Here is a primer of the topics we will be … Read moreThe History of Overland Commerce, Part One: The Early Days of Trucking
The trucking industry plays an integral part of the economy. The industry helps transport large quantities of finished goods or raw materials to and from manufacturers for retail distribution, sustenance to works in progress such as mining, construction of roads and buildings. They also help ferry construction materials or waste, moving portable concrete mixers and … Read moreThe Essence of the Trucking Industry
18-Wheelers or semis as they are frequently called are one of the most common and hard to miss sights on the roads. These vehicles are vital to the economy as they facilitate the transport of various commodities from the point of production to the point of consumption. They contribute to the well being of different … Read moreRole of Trucking Industry to Growth of the Economy
You gain professional training, qualifications and support Truck drivers are the backbone of the country, without truck drivers we wouldn’t be able to get hold of those everyday items we take for granted. With this in mind it is important that we keep the trucking industry fresh and provide professional training and support to give … Read moreWhat are the benefits of becoming a truck driver?
The trucking industry is made up of individual trucking companies who are contracted to haul freight from one place to another. These companies may also be called carriers. Sometimes they haul raw materials to factories or manufacturing plants where they can be manufactured into goods to be sold, other times they haul goods from manufacturing … Read moreHow Trucking Companies play a role in hauling freight?