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trucking with a dog

Happy Labor Day weekend! Our gift to you is this bonus infographic about which dog breeds are best for truckers. Our friends at Factor Finders made this and we thought is was fun for all our friends who are trucking with a dog, so here you go!
Truck driving can mean long trips and even longer days, but you shouldn’t have to hit the road alone.

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Transport and Logistics Providers

Much talk about sales, automation and improved processes dominate the conversation when considering outsourcing logistics processes to a transport and logistics providers or using a 3PL-based transportation management system (TMS). Often, the transport and logistics providers’ reps claim initial returns may be as high as 25 percent, if not greater.

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trucking apps

Editor’s Note:  Today is a guest blog from our friend Corey Bennett. Corey is a retired truck driver who currently writes about the transportation industry. In this blog, Corey discusses some very helpful trucking apps to today’s truckers.In the ever-connected world of smart devices and intelligent cars, there are helpful apps that can help any traveler along their journey.

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americas infrastructure construction

America’s infrastructure, which ranges from bridges to potholes, has an average rating of a “D+.” Since 2013, politicians and Former Speaker John Boehner touched on the need to “preventing infrastructure failures,” reports Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”The problems with America’s infrastructure are not specific to any one state.

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trucking regulations

Trucking regulations and Safety measures have become primary concerns for the modern shipping and logistics industry. 2016 will see a resurgence of oversight and regulatory measures through many different rules and requirements. From the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to the Environmental Protection Agency, shippers need to know how these rules will impact their operations.

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A little more than a year ago, Audi created a parody of transport drones in the sUVA commercial, but the ideas behind these “Terminator-like” actions actually represent very real possibilities for how extensive the network of drones will grow in 2016. Take a moment to watch this video, and think about what types of technologies must be employed if the scenario in the video were real.

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For manufacturers and shippers, freight spend represents one of the largest costs to the respective company. To combat freight spend, supply chain entities have devoted huge investments and deployed developmental teams to find ways to improve efficiency, manage all parts of the manufacturing and shipping process, and eliminate all sources of delays.