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What Should You Consider When Hiring a Company for Heavy Equipment Hauling

April 24, 2017

Your business probably does its due diligence when hiring a vendor to perform a service by learning more about multiple vendors, the services they offer and the quality they provide. If you require heavy equipment hauling in Aurora, CO, the process for hiring a company that’s the right fit for your business should be no different. Here are some factors to consider when learning more about a heavy haul company: Is the staff experienced? Make sure you’re working with a company with a proven track record. The staff should have experience working with shipments similar to yours and should be... View Article

The Two ELD Options: Smartphone-based Platforms vs. Dedicated Devices

April 13, 2017

All compliant electronic logging devices will share a common bond: They can record data coming in from the system that controls the truck’s engine and component parts. The ELD final rule from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was specific in requiring synchronization with the electronic control module. That’s one of the reasons the agency didn’t require ELDs in trucks of model-year 1999 or older. The rule requires ELDs to automatically record date, time, location information, engine hours, vehicle miles and identification information for the driver, carrier and vehicle itself. Unless the driver is enabled for use of the vehicle... View Article

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance to Perform Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspections During This Year’s International Roadcheck

April 10, 2017

You likely know the importance of having regular inspections performed on your car or other personal vehicle, so it’s probably not a surprise to learn that commercial motor vehicles, such as those that offer heavy equipment transport in Aurora, CO, are required to undergo their own inspections as well. Regular inspections help to ensure that these heavy haul vehicles are being operated safely by drivers who are operating the vehicles correctly and following correct procedures. But how are these inspections performed, and what specifically is being inspected? That’s where the annual International Roadcheck comes in. This event, now in its... View Article

4 Reasons to Hire a Veteran Truck Driver

March 30, 2017

Looking to hire drivers for your Colorado hauling service? Everyone knows that the success of any freight management and trucking company depends on the quality of its drivers, but finding the right talent is always a challenge. In fact, companies that offer services to connect employers with job candidates make millions every year. But did you know that there is a completely free resource for connecting with hundreds of quality truck driving candidates? Well, there is, and it’s called the military. Veterans are one of our country’s greatest assets to the labor force, yet this resource is largely untapped. The... View Article

America’s Failing Infrastructure: How Structurally Deficient Bridges Are Affecting the Trucking Industry

March 16, 2017

The heavy load trucking industry has struggled against the effects of the country’s failing infrastructure for years. But a recent report from the U.S. Department of Transportation on the soundness of the nation’s bridges has trucking companies in Aurora, CO and other members of the trucking industry nationwide more concerned than ever. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, over 55,000 bridges across the U.S. are structurally deficient. For trucking companies in Aurora, CO and nationwide, this means a new set of challenges must be faced, including shipping delays and increased costs across the industry. As debates continue on how... View Article

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