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Staying Healthy on the Road – Tips for Truck Drivers

Posted on December 16, 2015

Staying Healthy on the Road – Tips for Truck Drivers

Truckers log long hours behind the wheel, only stopping to refuel and grab a bite to eat before heading out again. That type of sedentary lifestyle can lead to weight gain and health problems, increasing the risk of diseases like diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart problems. Not only do these risks put drivers in danger of an early death, but they’ll also feel lethargic during those long hours. Drivers don’t have to lead unhealthy lifestyles. In fact, with a little preparation, they can eat healthy and stay more active, even when...

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Best Practices for Working with a 3PL Provider

Posted on August 28, 2015

Consumers and businesses rely on trucks getting shipments from one place to another in a timely manner. To make sure that happens, most companies work with third-party logistics (3PL) providers. With these services, shippers have the confidence of knowing operations will run like clockwork, freeing them up to focus on other things. If your shipping organization is considering working with a 3PL provider, there are a few things to keep in mind. Here are a few best practices you should take into consideration to ensure your partnership with a...

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Less Than Truckload vs. Truckload: What You Should Know

Posted on August 21, 2015

For transportation-based shipping providers, managing fleets is top priority. As shipments are transported from one location to another, it’s important to find a way to keep things running smoothly. For that reason, many businesses work with third-party logistics (3PL) providers to manage everything. If every shipment was enough to fill an entire truckload, this would be easier. But businesses have a variety of shipment sizes, ranging from just a few items to an entire truckload from one day to the next. For this reason, logistics providers...

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