Whether you are new to shipping freight or a seasoned professional, our transportation blog will provide you with insights to master the fast-paced industry of logistics and will provide new, innovative ways to make the logistics industry work for you.

June 14, 2017
3 Rollover Myths In The Trucking Industry
3 Rollover Myths In The Trucking Industry

Rollovers happen every day in the trucking industry, but they don’t have to. Below you will find three major rollover myths, where we will separate facts from fiction.


June 7, 2017
5 Tips For Staying Awake And Alert On The Road
5 Tips For Staying Awake And Alert On The Road

Truck drivers need to stay awake and alert for extended periods of time while on the road. All too often we hear a story on the news that a truck driver had fallen asleep at the wheel, leading to a deadly accident for both the driver and those around him. If you work as a driver for a trucking company, one of the most important things you must do is learn to take care of yourself, to ensure that you will stay properly alert while on the road. Here are a few tips to make it happen.


May 24, 2017
Top 5 Characteristics Of A Great Truck Driver
Top 5 Characteristics Of A Great Truck Driver

Working as a professional truck driver is a rewarding career with many great benefits. While novice drivers struggle to stay on schedule and learn the basics of transportation, more-experienced drivers know there is more to it than simply getting from one location to the next. Here are five characteristics of a great truck driver. New drivers can follow this simple advice to help advance their career over time.


May 17, 2017
4 Safety Tips For Truckers
4 Safety Tips For Truckers

Long-haul trucking is one of the most important jobs in the U.S. to deliver goods on time. While truck driving can be a great job with many benefits, it can also be dangerous if not taken seriously. Here are a few easy tips for increasing safety, and making your next cargo delivery as smooth as possible.


May 10, 2017
5 Tips To Help Long Distance Truck Drivers Get A Good Night's Sleep
5 Tips To Help Long Distance Truck Drivers Get A Good Night's Sleep

The lifestyle for someone working in the trucking field can make for a rough night’s sleep. The constant stimulation of being on the road influences almost every sense in one way or another. Lack of sleep is not only dangerous for drivers, but also can lead to health conditions down the line. Truck drivers can learn to manage a good night’s sleep and maintain a healthy life. Here are a few tips to help you get the rest you need to be strong for the long haul ahead!


May 3, 2017
8 Railroad Crossing Safety Tips For Truck Drivers
8 Railroad Crossing Safety Tips For Truck Drivers

Each year there are thousands of collisions between trains and vehicles. These collisions often result in injuries and deaths. Here are eight Railroad Crossing safety tips for truck drivers working in the transportation industry.

  


April 26, 2017
4 Time Management Tips For Truck Drivers
4 Time Management Tips For Truck Drivers

Working in the transportation industry means that you must learn to manage your time efficiently. Whether you need to maintain reasonable mileage goals or just want to ensure proper sleep in-between trips, managing time is an important component to making the most out of this exciting career. With lots of mixed advice out there, it can be hard for a rookie truck driver to know where to start. Here are four tips to help you manage your time, so you can finish your route and deliver your cargo in a timely manner! 


April 19, 2017
4 Reasons Why Trucking Companies Are Looking For More Women DriversĀ 
4 Reasons Why Trucking Companies Are Looking For More Women DriversĀ 

While working in Transportation can be a rewarding career, Trucking companies continue to have a shortage of needed drivers. To counteract this, a recent bill was proposed to lower the driving age to 18, in hopes of enticing new drivers. Companies are looking to recruit as many drivers as possible in the meantime. One way to do this is to invite more women to the field. After all, nearly half of the population are women! Here are a few reasons why trucking companies are looking for more women drivers.


April 12, 2017
7 Great Audio Books For The Long Haul
7 Great Audio Books For The Long Haul

Heard any good books lately? Audio books are a great way to pass the time while driving long distances for a trucking company. Not only are they entertaining, but they also help keep you alert and alleviate road fatigue. Most libraries offer audio books on CD, or you can subscribe to Amazon Prime or the Audible app to listen on a mobile device, such as a smart phone, tablet, or laptop.  While there are many amazing titles to choose from, here are a few great choices for the long haul.


April 5, 2017
6 Reasons To Choose Combined Express For Your Shipping Solutions
6 Reasons To Choose Combined Express For Your Shipping Solutions

There are many reasons why Combined Express is your go-to trucking company for all your shipping solutions. Whether you are looking to ship to the east or the west coast, Combined Express ships to 40 states direct, and in major metro areas every week. Read on to learn how Combined Express can help you get started on your shipping needs today!