5 Ways to Prevent Back Pain for Truck Drivers

According to the Journal of Occupational Health, research has shown that 81% of truck drivers experience work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Often these issues are back issues. Long hours spent behind the wheel, coupled with the physical demands of the job, make truck drivers particularly susceptible to back pain. However, the good news is that there […]

4 Tips for Sleeping in Your Truck and Getting Good Sleep

According to a Harvard professor and researcher Stefanos Kales, nearly 20% of semi-truck crashes are the result of sleepy drivers at the wheel. This emphasizes the importance of getting good quality sleep on the road. If you’re a trucker, you often face the challenge of finding a comfortable and restful sleeping environment within the confines […]

5 Signs of Transmission Problems with Your Semi-Truck

Transmission problems in a semi-truck can be costly and time-consuming, often leading to extensive repairs and significant downtime. According to the Truckers Report, while a trucker may spend $600 a year on coffee, the real kicker is overall maintenance, which can reach $15,000 per year.  One issue you don’t want to have on the road […]

5 Tips for Winterizing Your Semi-Truck

With winter approaching, it’s time to think about preparations for your semi-truck. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 18% of vehicle accidents occur during snow or sleet while 13% happen on icy pavement. So that’s even more reason to make sure your truck is prepared to face any challenges as the weather gets colder […]

What Are the 5 Key Functions of a Logistics Business?

According to recent data, grocery inflation may finally be settling down. This could be a very good thing for trucking and logistic companies who may get more produce to haul. Whether you’re shipping produce or retail items or building supplies, logistics can play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless operations and customer satisfaction. Let’s explore […]

Mistakes New Truck Drivers Can & Should Avoid

Driver fatigue is one of the most common errors that both new and seasoned truckers often make. Several studies show that easily 13 % of accidents occur because of  fatigue. If you’re a rookie truck driver, here are some mistakes you can avoid, and by doing so, have a safe and successful journey to your […]

4 Ways Technology Is Improving the Trucking Industry

We rely heavily on the trucking industry. Last year, 72.6% of all freight in the United States transported by trucks. Trucking ensures goods reach their intended destinations efficiently and timely. As with most things these days, trucking is rapidly changing, thanks to the integration of cutting-edge technologies that are reshaping the industry in new and […]

4 Reasons Why Truck Driver Health and Wellness Is Important

According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), truck drivers are “twice as likely to smoke compared to other US workers.” That’s a startling statistic, and it represents one of several concerns for truck drivers, a workforce that we rely on for so much in our country. Other issues that truckers have to […]

5 Great Reasons to Drive for a Logistics Company

Logistics are the backbone of global commerce, ensuring the smooth movement of goods and services across vast distances. On the cutting edge, the industry is currently looking at accounts payable improvements to drive growth and appease suppliers. On the ground and at the heart of this industry are the dedicated and skilled professionals who drive […]

Top 3 Advantages of Hiring a Trucking Logistics Company

In our fast-paced world of business and booming technology, effective transportation logistics play a crucial role in the success of any organization. While some companies choose to manage their transportation operations in-house, an increasing number of businesses are realizing the significant benefits of outsourcing these tasks to professional trucking logistics companies like us at McIntosh […]