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NHTSA Study Finds Underinflated and Worn Tires Increase Likelihood of Crash

May 13th, 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

May 6th, 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 Driver Safety Tips

April 29th, 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 [...]

Trucking Safety

April 29th, 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 [...]

Common Sense Advice for the Unemployed Trucker

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Common Sense Advice for the Unemployed Trucker If you are an unemployed trucker who holds a current CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) in good standing, the good news is that you may not be unemployed [...]

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Strains and Sprains: The Most Costly Injuries in Trucking

April 22nd, 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 [...]

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

April 15th, 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 [...]

Shipping Container Door Wear and Tear

April 8th, 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 [...]

Workers Comp Rates for Trucking Companies

April 8th, 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 [...]

Establish a Regular Exercise Routine While on the Road To Avoid The Most Common Trucker Injuries

April 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Establish a Regular Exercise Routine While on the Road To Avoid The Most Common Trucker Injuries As a trucker, your job is similar to sitting at an office desk all day. You’ve got deadlines to [...]

How to Run a Trucking Business Safely

April 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Long-Haul Truck Driving: What Business Owners Need to Know Injuries in the workplace can cost companies thousands of dollars in reparations, especially if a company is found to have neglected health and safety concerns. [...]

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

April 1st, 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 [...]

Long-Haul Truck Driving: What Business Owners Need to Know

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Long-Haul Truck Driving: What Business Owners Need to Know For many truck drivers, living on the road isn’t just a job; it’s a way of life. From the very early starts to the late [...]

50 Percent of Trucker Injuries are Due to Strains and Sprains

March 25th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]