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How Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Deliveries Are Slowly Becoming a Reality

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It’s no secret, trucks release a lot of emissions as they keep the supply chain moving. However, as technology gets better, the reality of a zero-emission Class 8 truck has gotten closer.

Trucking with Clean Tech – How will the Industry Handle the Switch to Renewables?

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As it stands, the trucking industry is responsible for about 28 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions in the US. If the US wants to reach its climate goals, the trucking industry will need a big change. However, we all know that the trucking industry runs on diesel and other fossil fuels.

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How to Minimize The Risks of GPS Routing

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GPS has revolutionized the way that truckers get from point A to point B. However, truckers may not always use GPS devices correctly. Sometimes drivers simply put in the wrong address and don’t double-check their route.

How to Quickly (And Easily) Land Your First Truck Driving Job

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You’ve just gotten your CDL, and you’re eager to start driving, but to do that, you’ll need to land your first job. As daunting as this task might seem, it’s a lot easier than you might imagine.

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Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Why Are Premium Apple Varieties Like Pazazz and Honeycrisp Growing In Popularity?

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Lately, the popularity of the premium apple category has exploded. In years past, conventional apples have lost a lot of ground against premium apple varieties like Pazazz and Honeycrisp. So how have premium apples captivated so many new buyers?

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).

Can You Reach 11 MPG in Your Truck? 5 Tips to Help You Get There

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Nationwide, class 7 and 8 trucks get on average about 6 miles to the gallon. Now, what if we told you that you might be able to push that number up to 11. You might be thinking, reaching 11 miles per gallon in your truck is an impossible.

How Much Will It Cost You to Start Your Own Trucking Business?

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Perhaps you’re done with driving for others, and you’d like to launch your very own trucking business. Or you’re from an entirely different profession and you think it’s a good time to jump into the hauling business. The question is, how much will it cost to start a trucking business?

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.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

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.

How Much Did the Covid Pandemic Affect the Global Food Supply Chain?

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The COVID-19 pandemic shook the world to its very foundation. No more was the shock felt than in the global food supply chain, which was heavily disrupted at the start of the pandemic. However, despite the amassing problems, the supply chain rebounded and, in some ways, strengthened.

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.

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.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

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.

Truck Drivers Are More Distracted Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic (Here’s Why)

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Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic started, truck drivers have become more distract ed. That distraction has led to more crashes and close calls than before the pandemic. However, why are drivers more distracted than usual, aren’t roads emptier and safer?

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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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.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

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.

3 Ways to Eliminate Dispatching Errors (Guide for Truckers)

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Truck dispatchers are the backbone of the trucking industry. As you likely know, they coordinate your routes and are responsible for the goods you haul. However, dispatchers are humans too, and they can sometimes make errors.

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5 Tips to Prevent Rear-End Crashes In Trucking

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One of the most common accidents that truck drivers face is a rear-end crash. After all, rear-end crashes account for about one-third of all accidents. Let’s face it, an accident behind the wheel of your truck can hugely impact your career and future prospects, even a minor fender bender.

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Why You Need to Stay on Top of Emerging Fleet Technology

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Emerging fleet technologies are disrupting the way that the transportation industry has done things for a long time. However, fleet technology isn’t all bad, and there are many advantages that fleet management technology can bring to the table.

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

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.

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.

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.

7 Reasons Why All Owner Operators Should Track Their Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

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One of the key ways owner-operators thrive is by setting and achieving goals. However, sometimes it’s difficult to tell if you’re reaching specific goals. That’s where key performance indicators (KPIs) come in.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

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.

Financial Assistance for Independent Contractors, Small and Mid-Size Carriers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 has been tough on everybody and especially on those who are keeping the supply chain moving. Truckers across the nation who find themselves in a tight spot financially will be glad to know there’s help.

The Shape of The Trucking Industry In the Post-COVID-19 World

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted and changed almost every industry in the world. Even daily life has become different, practically overnight. Of course, the trucking industry wasn’t spared, and many aspects are different from the pre-COVID-19 world.

Simple Fleet Management Tips to Reduce Liability Risks

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Legal issues are one of a fleet manager’s worst nightmares, and unfortunately, they can happen anytime. Luckily, there are simple ways you can reduce liability risks. Of course, you can never be covered for everything, but a little bit of proactive management will go a long way.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

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What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.