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List of Commercial Truck Axle Weight Limits by State

March 17, 2020

The reason that axle legal weights are significant for commercial trucks is that both state and federal authorities are concerned about the safety of truckers, other motorists, and the roads they drive on as well. If a truck is carrying too much weight, it could well pose problems for roads which are not designed to support that much weight, and damage could occur. In addition, some bridges and overpasses might not be able to support heavier weights, so there is a genuine safety issue associated with carrying too much weight. For this reason, each state has established standards for the... View Article

What Does a Freight Broker Do

February 18, 2020

From truck drivers to train engineers to warehouse personnel, the shipping industry relies on many different professions to run smoothly. Among those professions, freight brokers play an incredibly important role behind the scenes. What Is a Freight Broker? A freight broker, sometimes referred to as a truck broker or cargo broker, facilitates deals between shippers who have ready-to-haul cargo and carriers, often truck drivers, who are able to transport that cargo, as explained by Trucker Path. What Does a Freight Broker Do? Once they match a shipper with a carrier, the dealer helps in price negotiations and handles logistical concerns.... View Article

What is a Logistics Company & How Does it Help My Business?

January 29, 2020

In its broadest sense, logistics is comprised of managing the flow of materials between a specific point of origin and all those points of distribution or consumption that are necessary to meet customer demand. The management of logistics generally includes such resources as equipment, supplies, materials, and several other items that are considered “consumable.” The activities involved with coordination typically include material handling, production, inventory, packaging, the flow of information, transportation between points, warehousing, and security for all of the goods involved. Coordination is one major component of supply chain administration, which is responsible for the overall flow and storage... View Article

Specialized Transport Company – How Much Do Truckers Make?

November 27, 2019

How much do truckers make? With just a little experience, it is possible for you to earn a very attractive salary as a truck driver in this country and there has never been a better time to join the profession. There is a serious shortage of truck drivers currently and trucking companies are offering better salaries and more perks in an effort to attract new drivers. Some companies are also offering to train new candidates so they can acquire the necessary skills to become a good long-distance driver and add value to the company. Browse through the information included below... View Article

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What is Considered an Oversized Load?

October 31, 2019

Fun Fact of the day: the total revenue of the US trucking industry from 2018 is around $800 billion, meaning if the US trucking industry were a country of its own it would be around the size of the nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Turkey! The trucking industry plays a vital, and underappreciated, role in the tapestry that is the American economy and almost every industry and sector relies on trucking for logistics and transportation of goods. What to Consider When Preparing to Transport an Oversize Load With so much transportation of goods happening on a day-to-day basis, this... View Article

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