Tag: transportation

December 29, 2020 123Loadboard

Truck Drivers, Minimize Your Covid-19 Risk

The Covid-19 pandemic has introduced new risks to truck drivers that can make your job more stressful. Due to Covid-19 spreading so easily, it’s important to understand how to minimize your risk. Here we review the steps you can take to keep you safe while trucking.

November 23, 2020 123Loadboard

Working and Negotiating with a Freight Broker

Many proprietors of trucking companies work with a freight broker as a clearinghouse between companies that need goods shipped and the trucking industry.

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.

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.

July 15, 2016 123Loadboard

Millennials And The Future Of Trucking

These potential short- and long-term endangerments could negatively affect the profitability of carriers. With the future in doubt, the trucking industry is rapidly learning that it may need to adjust in order to attract millennials into its driver workforce.

May 2, 2016 123Loadboard

Highway Parking Rules Dangerous For Drivers

Due to either a full rest stop or a closed one, many truckers are forced to seek alternative places to take their mandated breaks. This often means parking on the shoulder of a highway. Every year this causes accidents when motorists collide with parked trucks.