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.

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!


March 29, 2017
Top 8 Favorite Songs For The Road
Top 8 Favorite Songs For The Road

You spend a lot of time on the road when working for a trucking company, and good music can definitely make the trip more enjoyable. Whether you’re driving from Philadelphia to Portland, or any route north, south, east or west, here are a few of our favorite trucking tunes to take along for the ride (in no particular order). Time flies when you’re having fun, so go ahead and sing along!


March 22, 2017
5 Exercises Truckers Can Do While On The Road -- No Gym Required
5 Exercises Truckers Can Do While On The Road -- No Gym Required

Living on the road doesn’t mean that your workout routine must suffer. Jobs in transportation sometimes come with busy schedules, and lots of sitting in the driver’s seat. While it can be difficult to get to a gym, it is possible to do several workouts in or near your vehicle, without needing any special equipment. Here are a few ideas to help you get moving. 


March 15, 2017
4 Healthy Snack Ideas For Truck Drivers On The Road
4 Healthy Snack Ideas For Truck Drivers On The Road

Staying healthy while on the road working for a trucking company can be a challenge. With easy access to a variety of fast food restaurants, gas stations, and other stops, it can be hard to resist temptation. That is why it’s smart to plan ahead and keep healthier snacks on hand for your journey. 


March 9, 2017
5 Tips For Truck Drivers To Stay Connected With Their Kids
5 Tips For Truck Drivers To Stay Connected With Their Kids

While choosing a career as a truck driver can be lucrative and beneficial for your family, the distance from one’s growing children can be difficult. Working for a trucking company allows you to contribute financially, but you may feel you are missing special milestones or the ability to see your kids as often as you’d like.


February 27, 2017
The FMCSA Medical Review Board's New Recommendations on Sleep Apnea for Truckers -- Part 2
The FMCSA Medical Review Board's New Recommendations on Sleep Apnea for Truckers -- Part 2

The Medical Review Board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) outlined its official recommendations to the agency on screening and disqualification criteria for truck drivers who are suspected of having moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. 


February 22, 2017
The FMCSA Medical Review Board's New Recommendations on Sleep Apnea for Truckers -- Part 1
The FMCSA Medical Review Board's New Recommendations on Sleep Apnea for Truckers -- Part 1

The Medical Review Board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) outlined its official recommendations to the agency on screening and disqualification criteria for truck drivers who are suspected of having moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.