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Season of Giving: How the Transportation Industry is Giving Back

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The holiday season is upon us. This special time of year is about giving back to those in need. There are many people who will go through this holiday season without food, shelter, proper clothing, and more. Now more than ever, it is important for companies to give back, as they have the means to make real change.

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West Coast Surge: More Disruption Ahead for Truckload Shipping

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Go West! The West Coast “gold rush” in the truckload market is upon us, and shippers are feeling its effects. As an influx of consumer goods manufactured in Asia dock at West Coast ports and move eastward in time for the holiday season, higher-than-normal rates are typical. Let’s look at what we’ve seen so far this year.

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Cargo Theft Spikes During Holiday Season: How to Prepare

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Whether it is Labor Day barbecues, Halloween trick-or-treating, or Thanksgiving turkeys, the holidays create an increased demand for food and beverage products. While there are many different commodities susceptible to cargo theft, the food and beverage category remains one of the most active, making up 19% of total cargo thefts.

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2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: How We Thanked Drivers

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2018 started September 9th and ended September 15th. Many are not aware of how demanding and important truck drivers' jobs are, but without them, stores would run out of merchandise, access to food and water would diminish, trash would pile up, and the world as we know it would come to a halt. Join us in recognizing drivers' hard work and commitment.

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5 Ways Mindful Driving Helps Truckers Keep Fuel Costs Down

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After a long period of low prices, drivers are once again looking for ways to maximize fuel efficiency. Driving any distance, and particularly long-hauls, can easily become a passive job, but taking a mindful approach to behaviors can help drivers maximize fuel efficiency and reduce fuel costs.

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