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    Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2022

    This week is all about celebrating the backbone of the economy. Without truck drivers the store shelves would be empty, and the hospitals would have no life saving supplies. According to the ATA, the trucking industry is responsible for transporting over 70 percent of all goods in the USA. Trucking also provides an incredible number […]

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    $500 Treasure Hunt for Truck Drivers

    Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunt? To say thank you to truck drivers everywhere, this Truck Driver Appreciation Week weekend we are rolling out our new $500 treasure hunt! The game is simple; we give one DVL driver a bottle with $500 in it, they choose a beautiful destination to hide it, and truck […]

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    8 Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency for Truck Drivers

    The cost of fuel is the biggest expense for motor carriers per mile. OTR drivers can run anywhere from 80,000 – 130,000 miles in a year. With all those miles, a 1 MPG difference can save owner operators or trucking companies over $10,000 in a year!

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    Trucking Success: The Equipment

    “The availability of excellent equipment can make or break a trucking company.” -CDLjobs.com

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    Jose: Driver of the Year Interview

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    Airat: Driver of the Year Interview

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    MASTERING THE CHICAGO SUPPLY CHAIN

    Chicago businesses are feeling the effects of a pandemic that is still lingering. In construction, companies are limiting sales because of labor shortages and a lack of materials. In the food industry, Patrick Berger, the owner of the restaurant Kaiser Tiger in Chicago says, “people don’t understand why there is one server for fifteen tables.” […]

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    FOOD-GRADE WAREHOUSING & TRANSPORTATION

    Food-grade storage and transportation can be a tricky maneuver. There are a lot of regulations to follow, and a lot of knowledge is necessary for what can be stored or transported together and what can’t. It’s also important to understand the exact temperatures that different kinds of fruits and vegetables should be stored at, as […]

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    WHEN TO USE A WAREHOUSE

    The answer for when to use a warehouse is… NOW! Just kidding, maybe. Now more than ever, with the current virus causing extreme market fluctuations like we haven’t ever seen before, it may be extremely beneficial to consider if outsourcing to a warehouse is the right move for your business. Spending has increased:35-40% for in […]

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    From Immigrant to Lease-Operator

    Hi everyone! My name is Victor and I am a lease-operator. When I first started driving a truck I was…

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