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10 Tips for Staying Healthy on the Road

Jon Ackerman

86% of the estimated 3.2 million US truck drivers are overweight or obese, according to The Healthy Trucker. This is a staggering statistic that transportation companies, trucking associations, and others have been trying to overcome in the last few years.

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The Extinction of Long-Haul Trucking: Shippers React

One of the biggest obstacles facing shippers today is the volatile operating costs associated with the movement of goods. Regardless of vertical, commodity or geographical location, shippers have been charged with optimizing their supply chain to mitigate these rising costs.

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Retailers & Manufacturers Join the Shop Local Movement

Over the past few years, the "Buy Local" movement has risen to mainstream popularity. Proponents believe that the movement “build[s] a healthy feedback loop wherein the community buys from local merchants who then reinvest in the community via job creation, supply procurement, etc.

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How Prepared Are You for MAP-21?

Obama signed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). It includes many provisions that affect trucking companies and intermediaries.

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