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 27, 2018
The 3 Benefits Of Asset-Based Transportation
The 3 Benefits Of Asset-Based Transportation

Your business relies on products arriving on time with a cost-effective transportation strategy. When looking for a transportation company to move your freight, you need to evaluate the effectiveness and experience of a company along with the price. Your brand and reputation are on the line, so you don’t want to entrust your business to just any low-cost provider.


June 13, 2018
3 Reasons Why Rate Isn't Everything When Choosing A Logistics Provider
3 Reasons Why Rate Isn't Everything When Choosing A Logistics Provider

While getting the best possible price for your shipping needs is important, it isn’t everything. Experience, personalized care, and top-notch customer service should also be high on your priority list. Here are three reasons why rate isn’t the only thing to look for when choosing a logistics provider.


May 31, 2018
Shipping 101: Understanding The Difference Between LTL And Truckload Transportation
Shipping 101: Understanding The Difference Between LTL And Truckload Transportation

You have freight that needs to be shipped, but how do you decide what’s the best method? When you aren’t sure what your options are, hearing terms like “Less than Truckload” (LTL) and “Truckload” can be overwhelming, or even worse, these options seem like the same thing. Deciding what freight shipping method to go with can be a difficult choice.


May 9, 2018
National Pet Month: Tips For Trucking With Pets
National Pet Month: Tips For Trucking With Pets

It can be hard trucking for long periods of time without company, so why not consider bringing your non-human best friend along? Pets offer the perfect alternative for co-piloting your truck, and improving your overall performance.


April 25, 2018
4 Of The Most Unique Truck Stops In America
4 Of The Most Unique Truck Stops In America

While trucking across the United States, you’ll find a number of rest spots along the journey. While many are nice but nothing to write home about, there are those select few that stand out in a crowded highway or stand the test of time. Here are some of the most unique Truck Stops in America for drivers hauling freight, and other travelers on the road.


3 Reasons Delaware Valley Shippers Inc. (DVSI) Should Be Your Go-To Carrier For Truckload And LTL Transportation In The Mid-Atlantic Market
3 Reasons Delaware Valley Shippers Inc. (DVSI) Should Be Your Go-To Carrier For Truckload And LTL Transportation In The Mid-Atlantic Market

Choosing a transportation company can be difficult. After all, when you trust a company with the goods needed for your business, you can’t take that decision lightly. Whether you need a truckload shipping or LTL service provider, Delaware Valley Shippers Inc. (DVSI) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Combined Express) can provide the reliable services you’re looking for at a reasonable rate.


March 30, 2018
4 More Great Audio Books For The Long Haul
4 More Great Audio Books For The Long Haul

Heard any good books lately? Listening to audiobooks can help keep you entertained and alert while hauling freight by the truckload. Last April, we covered 7 Great Audio Books For The Long Haul. While there are many amazing titles to choose from, here are a 4 more great, recent choices when traveling OTR, across the United States.


March 22, 2018
How To Become A More Productive Truck Driver In 7 Steps
How To Become A More Productive Truck Driver In 7 Steps

We all want to love our job and be productive when we work. We all want a feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment at the end of the day. And we all want to get ahead in our career of choice. This holds true, whether you spend your time behind a desk in an office, or behind the wheel of a big rig. Here are seven steps to becoming a more productive truck driver.


March 14, 2018
How To Get A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) In Pennsylvania
How To Get A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) In Pennsylvania

Truck driving can be a stable career path, with expected continual growth through 2026. There are many opportunities in Philadelphia, and throughout Pennsylvania, open to new truck drivers. But how do you become a truck driver? A license for commercial driving is required in all states in order to drive locally or on long-haul rides.


March 7, 2018
22 Movies Where Trucks Play An Important Role
22 Movies Where Trucks Play An Important Role

They may not be Oscar winners, but there are some pretty great movies where Big Rigs steal the spotlight on the Big Screen. Some are stars, others have bit parts, but they all play an important role. Here are 22 movies that wouldn’t be the same without trucks.