Maintenance costs for trucking companies run the gamut. Not only do fleet managers need to consider standard diesel technician maintenance, but truck drivers also play a part in managing maintenance costs, policies, and procedures. Are you ready to discuss the best ways to set and manage labor costs for trucking companies? After all, dealing with … Read moreHow to Properly Manage Truck Maintenance Costs
According to data from the American Trucking Associations (ATA), trucking companies will need to hire approximately 1.1 million new truck drivers over the next ten years to keep up with shipping demand. That represents an average of 110,000 new truck drivers per year. While this sounds like an insurmountable task, it must be done. As … Read moreHow Trucking Companies Use Uniforms to Build Their Brand
The big news of the month will undoubtedly be the passing of the bipartisan infrastructure deal. Improvements to the nation’s infrastructure have been an oft-sought goal for many an administration. Yet, it has remade elusive. Until now. The question is, what does the infrastructure bill mean for the trucking industry? How Did We Get Here? … Read moreThe Supply Chain and Infrastructure Back in the Spotlight
While the new bipartisan infrastructure bill that passed Congress in early November will lead to major improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges, waterways, and more, the U.S. supply chain has continued to operate under duress. Improvements to our national infrastructure will certainly result in long-awaited improvements to the nation’s ports, but our current problem is … Read moreEfforts to Address Pressure at the Ports Intensify
If you have been following news from the feds about COVID-19, it is likely you have heard about the new COVID-19 mandate. COVID-related news continues to impact the trucking industry. The Biden Administration announced vaccination requirements for federal workers in July. That mandate would cover federal workers and contractors working for the government. Then, on … Read moreHow Can Trucking Companies Navigate the COVID-19 Mandate?
If your work involves the transportation or supply chain sectors, then you have likely heard of the California port crisis. It certainly is an issue that has been vexing trucking companies to no end. At the time of this writing, there are 65 cargo ships held up outside of two of America’s biggest ports, the … Read moreThe California Port Crisis Explained