Categories for Trucking Companies

Five Electronic Logging Device Mandate Myths

November 17, 2017

By mid-December 2017, there will be a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in effect, and many trucking and specialized transport companies are worried about how it might affect them. ELDs are great tools for trucking companies, and the new mandate is intended to benefit the industry as a whole. However, trucking companies that don’t fully understand ELDs might be confused by the new mandate, be unsure of how to adequately comply or generally misunderstand the purposes and effects of the devices overall. To help rectify this confusion before the mandate goes into effect,... View Article

How to Avoid Extra Shipping Charges: Six Insider Tips from a Trucking Company in Aurora, CO

May 10, 2017

As you are going over your profits for the last few weeks, you feel confident that you may not only meet your profit goals for this quarter, but you may actually exceed them—until you get the bill for your last shipment. The final transportation cost for the shipment is much higher than you expected. Unfortunately, there are several shipping charges tacked on to your bill that you did not expect, so it looks like you won’t be meeting your profit goals for this quarter after all. Nothing is more frustrating that finding a bunch of unexpected fees and charges on... View Article

Turning Veterans Into Truck Drivers: Four Reasons to Hire a Veteran

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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