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10 Highly Rated ELD Devices

November 10th, 2018|0 Comments

10 Highly Rated ELD Devices Electronic logging devices (ELD) are synchronized with the vehicle engine to automatically record the driving time, in order to facilitate and improve the accuracy of registering / reporting service [...]

5 Safety Tips to Keep Workers Safe While Working with Pallets

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

5 Safety Tips to Keep Workers Safe While Working with Pallets Pallets are an essential part of any business that involves the storage and transportation of large goods, but if the proper safety precautions [...]

Autonomous 3D Load Volume Scanner Technology For Trucking

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Autonomous 3D Load Volume Scanner Technology For Trucking Loadscan is a company based in New Zealand that is deeply involved in trucking logistics. Within the supply chain lines that connect primary sectors to secondary sectors [...]

Is New Truck Monitoring Technology for Safety or for Spying on Drivers?

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Is New Truck Monitoring Technology for Safety or for Spying on Drivers? Technology has been created that enables fleet managers to monitor every move drivers make, even though they do not like it. While the [...]

Shipping Container Buyer’s Guide

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Shipping Container Buyer's Guide What is a Shipping Container? Shipping containers are cargo containers that allow goods to be stored for transport in trucks, trains and boats, making intermodal transport possible.  They [...]

How Much Does a Shipping Container Cost?

June 20th, 2018|2 Comments

How Much Does a Shipping Container Cost? Shipping Containers Costs If you are looking to buy a shipping container, you a have a few considerations to think about. Before buying, you need [...]

All Terrain, Solid Tyres: Fit For All Soil Conditions

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

All Terrain Solid Tyres for Industrial and Construction Vehicles How much does it cost to stop an industrial activity because of a vehicle flat tyre? Nowadays this kind of question shouldn’t be even asked, as [...]

Maintaining Long Distance Moving Trucks

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Maintaining Long Distance Moving Trucks Long distance moves can take a toll on your moving truck. Big trucks transporting heavy loads and experience engine wear, break and tire wear, and other maintenance issues that [...]

Shipping Container International Inc. Reaches Milestone of Serving Over One Hundred Major Trucking Companies

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Shipping Container International Inc. Reaches Milestone of Serving over One Hundred Major Trucking Companies Whittier, CA - (October 31, 2017) – Shipping Container International Inc., a trucking safety company servicing safety departments, warehouses, and [...]

Best Spray in Bed Liner

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Best Spray in Bed Liner Spray-in bed liners are durable liners that are sprayed on to preserve and protect your truck bed, rig, under-carriage or the interior of your truck trailer or shipping container.  [...]

Container Door Opening

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Container Door Opening Shipping Container Dimensions By far the two most popular containers you will come across are the regular 20 foot shipping container and the regular 40 foot shipping container.  Here we [...]

Truck Accident Injuries

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Truck Accident Injuries Did you know that trucking industry has some of the highest workers’ compensation claim rates?  For example, in Washington State claims are so high that they have an initiative for preventing [...]

Dimensions of 40ft Shipping Container

August 11th, 2017|1 Comment

Dimensions of 40ft Shipping Container Shipping Container Dimensions By far the two most popular containers you will come across are the regular 20 foot shipping container and the regular 40 foot shipping [...]

Dimensions of 20ft Shipping Container

August 11th, 2017|1 Comment

Dimensions of 20ft Shipping Container Shipping Container Dimensions By far the two most popular containers you will come across are the regular 20 foot shipping container and the regular 40 foot shipping [...]

Looking to Buy Shipping Container?

August 10th, 2017|1 Comment

Looking to Buy a Shipping Container? If you are looking for a shipping container to buy, you might first consider the size you need, and costs. When transporting, are you planning to leave [...]

How to Start a Trucking Company?

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

How to Start a Trucking Company? Wondering how to start a trucking company and earn more money? There are several steps and a few guidelines to follow before getting started. Deciding to start a [...]

3 Things Truckers Know about Their Tarps

November 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Trucking Safety: 3 Things Truckers Know about Their Tarps Any flatbed trucker who has been in the business for any length of time keeps a full inventory of tarps in his/her toolboxes.  Truck tarps [...]

Trucking Industry Growth: How Distribution Is Changing the Trucking Industry

November 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Trucking Industry Growth: How Distribution Is Changing the Trucking Industry The more goods manufactured in the U.S., the higher the demand for trucking services. Truck Drivers are in Demand The trucking industry has [...]

Trucking Safety

October 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Trucking Safety Trucking is one of the highest injury professions.  Some states have such a high rate of injury for truck drivers that there are initiatives to help protect drivers.  Truck driving can be [...]

50 Percent of Trucker Injuries are Due to Strains and Sprains

October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

50 Percent of Trucker Injuries are Due to Strains and Sprains According to Knestaut, A. Compensation and Working Conditions, (1997, Fall)., truck drivers had more nonfatal injuries (over 151,000) than workers in any other occupation [...]

Truck Accident Due to Bad or Underinflated Tires

March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Trucker Safety: Truck Accident Due to Bad or Underinflated Tires It is recommended that truck drivers should check tire pressure prior to and during every road trip, and monthly and regular maintenance for the [...]

Looking for the best trucker gps

March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Trucker Safety: Looking for a good trucker GPS? Garmin dezl 570LMT offers truck routing and features for truckers at an affordable price. Truckers drive long distances and while you might think [...]

Shipping Container Door Wear and Tear

March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Wear and Tear on Shipping Container Doors Shipping Container Door Diagram and Troubleshooting Shipping containers come in different dimensions, 8ft, 10ft, shipping containers dimensions of 20ft and shipping container dimensions of 40ft being the [...]

Truck Driver Safety Tips

March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Truck Driver Safety Tips Truck driving can be a tough job, but someone's got to do it.  The trucker cab front seat is the truck driver's office.  They provide a vital service that keeps [...]

The Cost of Workers Comp Payments Is 1 Billion Dollars per Week

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Cost of Workers Comp Payments is 1 Billion Dollars per Week How are Workers Injured? An infographic from Bolt Insurance shows workman's comp claims costing US businesses alone $1 Billion dollars per [...]

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Strains and Sprains: The Most Costly Injuries in Trucking

January 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Strains and Sprains: The Most Costly Injuries in Trucking Work-related strains and sprains are injuries to muscles, tendons and nerves that are referred to by doctors and researchers as musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs. Strains [...]

Workers Comp Rates for Trucking Companies

December 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Workers Comp Rates for Trucking Companies Workers compensation insurance for trucking companies is expensive. It pays to shop around and find the best deal. Rates are mostly a function of the number of [...]

Ways for Trucking Companies to Lower Workman’s Comp Costs

December 31st, 2015|0 Comments

Ways for Trucking Companies to Lower Workman's Comp Costs Although trucking companies are reporting fewer Workers’ Compensation claims, the average cost is typically higher than the average Workers’ Compensation claim in other industries. According to [...]

Trucking Industry has Highest Workers’ Compensation Claim Rates

December 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Trucking Industry has Highest Workers' Compensation Claim Rates in Washington State The trucking industry has some of the highest workers’ compensation claim rates and costs in Washington State.  Claims are so high that they [...]

NHTSA Study Finds Underinflated and Worn Tires Increase Likelihood of Crash

December 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Worn Tires Increase Likelihood of Crash Consumer Reports has long advocated that truck drivers check their car's tire pressure monthly to prevent uneven tire wear and tire failure. Now, a new study by the [...]

Injuries from Opening/Closing Hard to Open/Close Shipping Container Doors

December 30th, 2015|4 Comments

Injuries from Opening/Closing Hard to Open/Close Container Doors On a freezing morning, when ice has seized a car door shut, one would never consider using a crow bar to open a car door.  Same thing [...]

Truck Driver Injures Head Pulling 5th Wheel

December 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Trucker Safety: Head Injuries from Releasing 5th Wheel John worked for a company that pulled reefer trailers. For the most part, John kept the same trailer couple all of the time – that is unless [...]