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Truck Driver Safety Tips

March 18th, 2019|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 [...]

Ways for Trucking Companies to Lower Workman’s Comp Costs

March 11th, 2019|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 [...]

NHTSA Study Finds Underinflated and Worn Tires Increase Likelihood of Crash

March 4th, 2019|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 [...]

Truck Accident Injuries

February 25th, 2019|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 [...]

Truck Accident Due to Bad or Underinflated Tires

February 18th, 2019|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 [...]

Trucking Safety

February 4th, 2019|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 [...]

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

February 2nd, 2019|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 [...]

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January 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Refer a Friend Program We believe in the importance of good customer service and word of mouth. We would like to offer our friends and customers a 10% commission for each referral. Previous [...]

Running an Efficient Shipping Company: 4 Tips

January 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Running an Efficient Shipping Company: 4 Tips One of the most important players in the manufacturing or service and goods industry are companies that specialize in transportation. This is so important as, without them, [...]

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Strains and Sprains: The Most Costly Injuries in Trucking

January 28th, 2019|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 [...]

Shipping Container Door Wear and Tear

January 26th, 2019|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 [...]

50 Percent of Trucker Injuries are Due to Strains and Sprains

January 24th, 2019|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 [...]

Trucking Industry has Highest Workers’ Compensation Claim Rates

January 20th, 2019|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 [...]

Workers Comp Rates for Trucking Companies

January 16th, 2019|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 [...]

Truck Driver Injures Shoulder Pulling 5th Wheel Release

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Trucker Safety: Shoulder Injuries from Releasing 5th Wheel Tommy drove for a carrier that primarily transported automotive parts. It was a pretty sweet job. All of the freight was driver no-touch, and he rarely had to [...]

Truck Driver Injures Head Pulling 5th Wheel

January 12th, 2019|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 [...]

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

January 8th, 2019|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 [...]

Truck Driving: Safety Tips to Keep Out of Trouble

December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Truck Driving: Safety Tips to Keep Out of Trouble Whether driving a 4X4 truck or being involved with long-haul trucking, safety should always be a prime consideration. The sheer weight, size, and speed that [...]

The Many Architectural Benefits of Rectangular Hollow Section Use

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The Many Architectural Benefits of Rectangular Hollow Section Use Contemporary architecture often focuses on clean lines and the use of various industrial metals, such as stainless and carbon steel. One material increasing in popularity [...]

Temporary Buildings for Transportation and Service

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Temporary Buildings for Transportation and Service A building that you can lug from one point to the next is very convenient especially for a business. This is one of the reasons why they have [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]