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Everything You Need to Know About 2021 International Roadcheck

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Are you ready for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2021 International Roadcheck? This year, the International Roadcheck is taking place from May 4th to May 6th. Continue reading below to find out how to get through these crucial 72 hours without any problems.

How AI Dash Cameras Are Improving the Safety of Truck Drivers

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Dash cameras have been around for a long time, but new artificial intelligence (AI) upgrades are revolutionizing them. AI dashcams are no longer passive recorders but are active in detecting threats on the road.

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Will We Be Riding Electric Trucks in the Near Future?

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Heavy diesel trucks made their debut in the 1930s, and now almost all commercial trucks on the road are diesel-powered. However, the future of trucking is upon us as battery, and fuel-cell trucks become more viable.

7 Things You Need To Know Before Buying Insurance (Guide for Truckers)

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Commercial trucking insurance is always a headache for truck drivers. Whether you have company insurance or you’re an owner-operator, getting insured is never easy. There are many things you need to consider before you decide on an insurance provider.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

How to Lower Your CSA Score

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The compliance, safety, and accountability (CSA) score is one of a fleet’s most important metrics. The score is based on different metrics like total accidents, unsafe driving, hours-of-service (HOS) noncompliance, vehicle maintenance, and more.

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Mental Health While on the Road

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As every truck driver knows, trucking isn’t easy. Long hours on the road, isolation, time pressure, and cramped conditions can do a number on mental health. Depression and anxiety are some of the most significant issues facing truck drivers today.

How to Take Care of Your Hygiene When You Can’t Shower On the Road

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Taking care of personal hygiene isn’t easy for truckers spending days on the road. Truckers need to stay prepared and get creative to maintain good hygiene. While there are showers available at truck stops and terminals, you may not have enough time to stop and use them.

The Business Impact of DOT Violations

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The United States Department of Transport (USDOT or DOT) is responsible for regulating the entire transportation industry. The branch that’s responsible for the trucking industry is called The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

How to Finance a Truck with Bad Credit in 2021 (and Beyond)

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Whether you’re deciding to become an independent owner-operator or starting a small trucking business, you need to purchase your own commercial truck (or trucks). Buying a truck upfront requires a lot of capital which is why most people finance them.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

10 Recommendations for Truck Drivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Truck Drivers have been vital for keeping the country supplied with food, medicine, and goods during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the task hasn’t been easy, and truck drivers face new challenges in an already difficult job.

Driver Shortage Is Still the Biggest Challenge In The Trucking Industry

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Across the USA, the driver shortage ranks as the number one issue in the trucking industry. It’s a problem that has plagued the trucking industry for at least the past 15 years. With the pandemic making the shortage worse, is there a way to increase driver retention over the coming years?

The Art of Mindfulness and Meditation for Truck Drivers On the Road

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It’s no secret, trucking driving is a very tough job and is considered a high-risk occupation. Truckers deal with long periods of isolation, substandard living conditions, lack of sleep, time pressure, and more.

Cargo Securement Regulations – The Proper Use of Tiedowns

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Unsecured cargo is not only dangerous but deadly for drivers on the road. In a study over three years, it was estimated that 200,000 accidents were caused by unsecured cargo falling from trucks.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Everything You Need to Know About Truck Drivers’ Medical Requirements

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Truck driving is a tough job that requires drivers to be at peak mental and physical capability. After all, the essential safety feature in a truck is the driver.

Shipping In The Time of Covid-19

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Produce shipping has always had a lot of variables to tend with, in the best of times. Traditionally, the summer months bring in some added considerations.

The Newest Safety Technology for Truck Drivers and Fleet Operators

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Truck driving can be a dangerous job. About 13% of all traffic fatalities come from heavy trucks. Furthermore, COVID-19 has added a lot of new challenges to the world of trucking. Whether you’re a truck driver or a fleet operator, things are different than they used to be.

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How to Correctly Set Goals for Your Trucking Business

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Setting goals is crucial for the success and growth of your trucking company. However, setting the right goals makes all the difference in the world. Often, we set unrealistic goals and become disappointed when we don’t achieve them.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

How UWT is Responding to COVID-19

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As we manage the uncertainty that the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is causing in nearly all areas of our lives, the globe is facing unprecedented challenges.

What You’re Hauling Determines Your Success in The COVID-19 World

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COVID-19 has changed the dynamics of the commercial trucking industry practically overnight. Now, what you’re hauling could determine the success of your business. Some commodities have nearly cratered in demand while others have skyrocketed.

5 Reasons Why Every Trucker Should Have a Will

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No trucker wants to think about getting into a severe collision, much less the possibility of a fatal one. Truck driving is a notoriously dangerous job, yet many truckers don’t have a written will. Most people think that a will is exclusively for wealthy people with a lot of assets.

Social Distancing Tips for Drivers

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COVID-19 has taken over all our lives, and during this pandemic, refrigerated truck drivers are providing the essential service of delivery food to grocery stores. It’s been a busy time, and we have all drivers on our mind during this time.

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5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Business 101 – Our Top Tips to Increase your Operational Efficiency

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Owner operators and leased contractors who are well-versed in business practices stand a better chance at being more productive and having a better bottom line than those who aren’t.

3-Step Guide to Surviving Tire Blowouts

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Tire blowouts may be one of the most frightening things a trucker can experience while out on the road. They can happen suddenly and require quick and decisive action to avoid losing control.

11 Interesting Stats Describing the Current State of The Trucking Industry

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2020 has been a year of upheaval for the trucking industry. The pandemic has put a lot of stress on a trucking industry already being put to the test. However, it hasn’t all been bad news. Continue reading below to see 11 interesting statistics about the current state of the trucking industry.

The Pros and Cons of Using Diesel Fuel Additives During Winter Months

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Diesel fuel starts to get temperamental as the thermometer slides into freezing temperatures. During cold months, diesel can turn into gel, making cold starts incredibly difficult. A popular method for starting a diesel engine in the cold is to use diesel fuel additives.

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Do You Know the 3 Biggest Challenges Shippers Have to Face in The Logistics Industry?

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Shippers face a plethora of problems in the logistics industry, but some challenges are more prevalent and common than others. Here we go over 3 of the most common challenges that shippers are facing in the logistics industry in recent years. Infrastructure & staffing.

How to Pay for Truck Driving School Training (Is It Worth It?)

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One of the biggest concerns about becoming a truck driver is getting the commercial driver’s license (CDL). To get a CDL, you’ll need to attend a truck driving school, which can be incredibly expensive.

How to Expand Your Knowledge with Online Training for Truckers

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Gone are the days where all you needed was a rig, commercial vehicle license, and a map. These days, truck drivers need to operate equipment, adapt their routes, drive efficiently, and be up-to-date with regulations. However, a truck is only profitable when it’s out on the road.

How to Pick the Best CB Radio (Ultimate Guide for Truckers)

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If you’re a trucker, you know that Citizens Band Radio Service (CB radio) is a vital tool when you’re on the road. The CB radio allows anyone to communicate with one another through a radio system.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

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S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.