Are you ready for GATS? How to Recruit at Trucking Shows

Trade shows have proven to be invaluable from a business perspective because you have the opportunity to connect face-to-face with industry leaders, and perhaps the most important, potential drivers for your fleet. Huge trucking shows such as GATS can be super overwhelming and unless you have a strategic plan of how you will engage potential drivers, it’s easy to miss opportunities. Here’s a rundown of how recruiters can optimize their time at trucking shows. Read more

What the Shell Starship Initiative means for trucking companies

Far from legislative impacts, we’re seeing new innovations in our industry that are surely paving the way for the future of trucking. The Shell Starship is one such innovation that includes significant improvements in:

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What you need to know about the Stop Underrides Act

In addition to the ELD Mandate, there are other legislative actions affecting our industry, including the Stop Underrides Act. The Stop Underrides Acct was presented to lawmakers in Washington D.C. in December 2017 in an effort to prevent deadly underride crashes, which occur when a car slides under the body of a tractor-trailer during an accident. A car’s safety features are not able to protect passengers when these accidents happen because most of the car slides under the trailer. The impact on the trucking industry underride crashes is significant as it relates to both driver safety risks and crash damage to trucks and cargo. Read more