Truckers Hop Into Action For Easter

Easter came early this year and we are not complaining! What is not to love about spring pastels, Reese’s eggs, and Holy Week, which is full of reasons to celebrate and be grateful! Speaking of gratitude, we have many reasons to thank the men and women of the trucking industry for making so many Easter traditions a success!

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

The 2023 National Football League season has been more than a heartbreaker. For some, it’s been a finger breaker, a wrist wrecker, and the Achilles to their own Achilles. A shocking seven starting quarterbacks have been forced to take a warm, yet unenvied seat on the bench due to season-ending injuries. In addition to player […]

Banana Split: Nuts About Supply Chains

Simply put, if supply chains stopped tomorrow what would it take to build your own banana split? It’s so easy to take Supply Chain Logistics for granted: We flick casually through aisles of flan, fajitas, fried chicken, fondue, flounder, and frosting. It’s not just food: 97 percent of American clothing is made abroad– China, India, […]

Freight or Fright: Trucking, The Great Bellwether

When the bell rings to open the stock market, one of the most important opening notes every quarter is the chiming in from investors with trucking company J.B. Hunt. The trucking industry itself is a respected indicator of the broader economy. And most financial experts follow the trends in this sector religiously. JB Hunt’s earnings […]

Potholes Got You Down?

“Transportation needs to work for everyone, no matter who they are, no matter where they live and no matter how they travel,” said Acting PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll. “Pennsylvanians’ feedback is critical as we plan and prioritize important improvements to our transportation network.” PennDOT is giving the state’s citizens a chance to be heard. If […]

American Made: Trucking Benefits as Factories Come Home From China

Books could (and will) be filled about the fallout from Draconian measures that choked the US supply chain and upended consumer confidence. But perhaps no one was more rattled by the supply chain crisis than those that are in charge of keeping its logistics running smoothly. Specifically, the Chinese government’s fierce approach to lockdowns along […]

Eye On Ian: The Supply Chain’s Perfect Storm

After Hurricane Ian, a Category Four Storm devastated parts of Florida, already strained supply chains are even more complicated. But in the midst of the disaster truck drivers are rising to the occasion to aid those in need. Supply Shortages The situation is dire– from diapers to formula, medicine to food, Floridians desperately need supplies. […]

Avocado Roast: Ethical Sourcing in Transportation

“My grave is already dug.” It’s an expression among Mexican youth, according to Foreign Correspondent. And it embodies a macabre acceptance bordering on indifference to the violence of the Mexican Cartel.  In the transportation industry, it is very fashionable to cover issues of sustainability, clean energy sourcing, EV trucks, etc. Seldom does the US media […]

Safe Parking Legislation Hammers Down

Legislation to fund the expansion of safe parking is moving forward to the tune of 755 million dollars. Safe Parking. It’s an issue that routinely makes the American Trucking Association’s list of drivers’ top ten concerns. In part, that concern stems from the practical but pressing issue of not having anywhere to spend the night […]