Depending on your perspective, this could either be really good news or a threat to business, but in a blog post last week Uber (the ride-sharing service & app) announced they are expanding their "Uber Freight" service to more U.S. markets than before. This service gives drivers a chance to pick
Traditionally in shipping, July and August and then in October (with a September break) has been referred to as "peak season" for moving shipments of items. Of course this traditionally applies to shipments of retail items but can apply to many other items as well. Also traditionally, this refers to
Recently, Department of Transportation Secratary Elaine Chao kicked off Infrastructure Week by outlining her, and the Department's, vision to improve our roads, bridges and infrastructure as a whole. The whole article below is worth the read, but here are some takeaways owner-operators need to
It seems everything goes a little “green” on St. Patrick’s Day. Even the trailers get into the act. Plus, this trailer carries one of our other favorite things, a shipping container. Though we don’t have this trailer in stock right now, we can certainly get it and many others like it or not like it.
We are not here to pick sides or debate whether or not a robot will take your job as a truck driver. However, to ignore this coming technology could mean being a victim of it. Not in the Terminator Sky Net sense but more in the missed opportunity sense. Not all routes can be driven by autonomous
For those wanting to break into Military and Government hauling, the time is now to get your paperwork in as things begin to take shape. THis article from one of our major trusted shipping providers, Cerasis, explains how:And of course, we have or can find trailers to fit this need for your
Earlier this year we published an article about new "smart" big rigs powered by Samsung technology. Given the number of companies looking into autonomous "self-driving" cars and busses, surely it won't be long before the big trucks will be faced with this issue in some form. The U.S. Dept. of
It appears that things are looking up for the end of the year and into 2017. Oil discoveries are being promoted, the stock market is in record territory, and business in general seems to be picking up. We are starting to get quite a few more inquiries as drivers are getting things going again and