Recruiting more women to trucking

  We need more women! That's a direct message from industry leaders. The traditionally male-dominated trucking career has had a change of heart in recent times with driver shortages, fierce competition to recruit and retain drivers, and an ever expanding demand for...

The future of logistics, humanity and the singularity

The road ahead... the longview. Please fasten your seatbelts! It seems every time I sit down to write I am looking at what others have to say which is why I am going out on a limb to describe what I am actually feeling about the future of our industry: shipping,...

The scepticism of self-driving vehicles

A new short documentary by Starsky Robotics depicts the founder reflecting on the virtues of self-driving vehicles. A trucker wouldn't be divorced, away from home for weeks at a time and he would not be a stranger to his daughter. Drivers would no longer lose their...

Keeping the love alive on the road

Just because Valentine's Day has come and gone does not mean you can slack off on the road and take your relationship for granted. It’s the middle of the month and you haven’t seen your spouse in weeks. Sure, you talk on the phone, chat on messenger; but it’s just not...

The 4 Horsemen of Truckers

Truckers face great challenges on the road. It’s not just ELDs, DOT inspections and lack of parking to worry about. Trucking is one of the most stressful jobs and the sacrifice it takes to get a load from Point A to Point B could break person. There are 4 Horsemen of...

To park or not to park in New Jersey

The Garden State famous for Bruce Springsteen and the Sopranos also is famous for lack of truck parking. In a question posed to the trucker community, numerous truckers claimed that New Jersey was the worst for parking in the USA despite the findings by the Federal...

Many Truckers Still Defying ELD Implementation

While many commercial drivers have started using electronic log devices (ELD) to document their hours of service, many drivers are still using paper logs. In a recent poll conducted on the popular Facebook community Trucker Feed , 54 participants claimed to use ELDs...