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.

December 27, 2017
How Truck Drivers Can Make The Most Of Time At Home
How Truck Drivers Can Make The Most Of Time At Home

Choosing to work in the transportation industry has many perks: great pay and benefits, independence, and flexibility to work your schedule around your routes. One of the drawbacks is that you may find yourself away from home for long stretches at a time. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time when you are back at home.


December 20, 2017
Penske Safety Bulletin: Sleep Well Last Night? Here's Why It Matters
Penske Safety Bulletin: Sleep Well Last Night? Here's Why It Matters

Combined Express would like to share an article from our friends at Penske Truck Rental.

Driving a truck is hard work. Driving a truck when you’re tired can be almost impossible. That’s why you must get a good night’s sleep.

You’ve probably heard people talk about how much sleep you need (some experts, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, say you need 7-9 hours a night). But a recent study published in the Accident Analysis &
Prevention
journal shows that how long you sleep may not be as important as how well you sleep. Quality sleep can help you stay alert on the road.


December 14, 2017
5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Prepare For Winter Weather
5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Prepare For Winter Weather

Whether you consider yourself an expert while driving in the snow, or if you have never faced an icy road, learning to drive a truck in winter weather takes practice. Here are some tips to ensure you stay safe and prepare properly for the winter weather ahead during this cold season.


December 4, 2017
Combined Express Is Seeking Donations For The Women's Humane Society This Holiday Season
Combined Express Is Seeking Donations For The Women's Humane Society This Holiday Season

At Combined Express, we have a big heart for all animals, and we are happy to be able to assist the Women's Humane Society this holiday season. Last year, we helped round up supplies and over $350 in donations, and we couldn’t have done it without you!