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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.


March 28, 2018
Penske Safety Bulletin: 5 Surprising (and Easy) Ways to Stay Heart Healthy
Penske Safety Bulletin: 5 Surprising (and Easy) Ways to Stay Heart Healthy

Life on the road is hard. Even if you find time to exercise, you still sit for long periods of time. What’s more, every freeway exit offers unhealthy temptations, everything from greasy fast foods to cigarettes.

But it’s not hard — or costly — to stay healthy. Shift your heart health into high gear with these five surprising (and easy) tips.


February 21, 2018
3 Money Saving Tips For Truckers
3 Money Saving Tips For Truckers

It can be hard to not overspend when you’re on the road. Temptation is everywhere — fast food, paid subscriptions, and more. When working for a trucking company, you want to take home as much money as possible, rather than spending it all on the road.


February 15, 2018
Trucking 101: How To Safely Navigate Low Clearance Bridges And Overpasses
Trucking 101: How To Safely Navigate Low Clearance Bridges And Overpasses

Most truck drivers will encounter low clearance bridges and overpasses at some point on the road — there’s just no way around it. That is why it’s so important to know how to safely navigate these unavoidable obstacles before you reach them,


February 7, 2018
5 Great Podcasts For Truck Drivers
5 Great Podcasts For Truck Drivers

Starting a new career can be difficult, and online resources are a perfect option for learning about the field. As a truck driver though, you might wonder when you’re supposed to have the time for these resources. Podcasts are a great option for learning about your new field, and safely stay entertained on the road.


January 30, 2018
What To Expect Your First Year As A Truck Driver
What To Expect Your First Year As A Truck Driver

With a continued annual growth of 6 percent through 2026, heavy load and tractor-trailer driving can be a stable career path for those starting out in the field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the field will add over 113,000 jobs in that time period, offering excellent opportunities for those who want to move up in their career or enter the workforce.