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February 4, 2018 123Loadboard

Truckers Should Not Fear Autonomous Trucking

Any truck driver that enjoyed the recent super-hero mutant film Logan probably recalls one very standout scene in the middle of the film that focused on autonomous trucking. The characters find themselves on the run and struggling to deal with escape on a highway that is filled with hordes of driverless trucks barrelling down the road with the expected, machine-like efficiency.

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January 17, 2018 123Loadboard

Ice Road Trucking: Risk versus Reward

Except for those in the trucking business, most people have not heard of ice road trucking. The name is pretty self-explanatory. Drivers face treacherous conditions, high levels of danger and brutal temperatures for one hefty paycheck. The question most drivers must consider is whether the risk is worth the reward. It’s helpful for drivers to take a realistic look at what ice road truckers face to determine if the pay validates the danger.

December 6, 2017 123Loadboard

Steps To Save Fuel For Truckers

In trucking, managing various expenses comes down to the efficiency of your freight transportation. The more you can save on your own operational expenses; the more money is left for you at the end of a haul. And there’s one never-ending expense that all truckers struggle to manage, and that is trying to save fuel. But we’ve got a few steps you can take to help shave some of that fuel consumption down and let those little savings add up to some bigger profits.

November 7, 2017 123Loadboard

Load Alerts Direct To Your Phone

123Loadboard has a new way to help truckers find more loads – without any more searching. Using Big Data and GPS based technology, they identify available loads near the carrier’s truck that match their equipment type and allow the driver to receive a Load Alert notification on their smartphone sent directly from the broker or shipper with the relevant load details.

October 31, 2017 123Loadboard

Avoid traffic. How to plan your next truck route.

Trying to avoid traffic jams is good for truck drivers as well as trucking industry managers, dispatchers, executives, and shareholders. Contending with traffic jams on the nation’s highways while trying to ship freight can be incredibly costly in time and money.