Women in Trucking

Earlier this week, over 700 women and men attended Accelerate! Conference and Expo by Women in Trucking. The conference took place over three days in Dallas, Texas with some of the top women leaders in the transportation industry. The Women in Trucking Association is a non-profit organization with a mission encouraging the employment of women […]

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Holiday Shopping- The Sooner the Better

The day after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Black Friday, is the beginning of the holiday shopping season, however this year you may be too late if you wait until Black Friday to start your holiday shopping. With widespread supply chain disruptions and labor shortages continuing, procrastinating on purchasing some gifts – especially toys and electronics […]

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PrePass Update Could Mean Safer Highways

PrePass, a transponder for tractor trailers that allows drivers to electronically pay for tolls and weigh stations, will now alert drivers with visual traffic warnings across the United States by using their application that is available for all Electronic Device (ELD) software. The PrePass app works as a standalone application integrated with the PrePass transponder […]

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Blended Approach in the Trucking Industry

As COVID-19 slows down and we return to semi-normal, will the trucking industry return to their pre-pandemic training procedures as well? Driver training pre- COVID-19 was your typical in person event where drivers gathered in one location, had face-to-face training for days on end and then were able to begin their job. COVID-19 forced companies […]

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) have made our roadways safer over the past decade and will continue to prevent tractor trailer accidents in the years ahead. Driver resistance to change has gone down drastically which in turn has made implementing new ADAS easier for over the road trucking companies. ADAS include a variety of components […]

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Summer Forecast 2021

COVID-19 put a huge damper on seasonal travel and the entire U.S. economy in general last summer. Now that things are returning to pre-pandemic levels of activity, the forecast for the U.S. economy and the trucking industry for the upcoming months are projected to be very strong compared to 2019.

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Big Debut for Human-less Trucks

By the end of 2021, TuSimple a San Diego based startup plans to deploy autonomous trucks that drive themselves from pickup to delivery points.  TuSimple, which is a self-driving truck company is developing a technology that allows driving from depot to depot without human intervention, will begin their driverless tests of the technology in Arizona […]

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Women in Trucking

Recruiting women in the trucking industry is not an easy task, however more and more trucking companies are focusing on hiring women to join their workforce. According to Ellen Voie, CEO of Women in Trucking, “Best practices show that more women in leadership roles in a trucking company will result in more women as drivers, […]

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