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.

November 30, 2017
Technology And The Trucking Industry: 3 Things You Need To Know About The ELD Mandate
Technology And The Trucking Industry: 3 Things You Need To Know About The ELD Mandate

Changes are quickly coming for truck drivers who still spend a good deal of time preparing paper logs, thanks to the release of a new rule by The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). By December 18th of this year, carriers and drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are required to adopt electronic logging devices (ELDs).

 


November 22, 2017
Penske Safety Bulletin: 10 Tips for Surviving Autumn's Wind, Rain and Fog
Penske Safety Bulletin: 10 Tips for Surviving Autumn's Wind, Rain and Fog

The clouds start rolling in. The trees begin to sway. Droplets hit your windshield. A storm has arrived. That means you must take extra caution as you drive down the highway.

While wind, rain and fog can happen anywhere at any time of year, in autumn the winds tend to get stronger, the rain tends to last longer, and changes in temperature creates more fog. That means you must be ready. When you hit inclement weather, follow these 10 safety tips.


November 17, 2017
6 Reasons To Thank A Truck Driver This Thanksgiving
6 Reasons To Thank A Truck Driver This Thanksgiving

Living on the road isn’t always easy for someone who works in the shipping industry. Not only do truck drivers feel like they are missing events back home with family and friends, but they may also have a hard time getting into the holiday spirit. Here are six reasons to thank a truck driver this Thanksgiving.


November 8, 2017
CXI, Common Phrases In The Shipping Industry And What They Mean
CXI, Common Phrases In The Shipping Industry And What They Mean

If you’re looking for a career choice that offers a great income, excellent benefits, time off, and independence, then working as a driver in the shipping industry may be just what you need! As a newcomer, the vocabulary surrounding the industry can be a bit confusing. Here are 10 common phrases in the shipping industry and what they mean, to help you feel comfortable with starting your journey towards a new career.