Industry News: Opportunities in the Logistics Industry

As 11 billion tons of goods are distributed annually, keeping up with changes in the logistics industry can prove to be important. Whether you’re interested in the industry for job opportunities, or you’re already a part of the logistics industry, Beacon Transport is here to help!  &n
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Most Common Types of Transportation Jobs

Whether you’re looking to change careers or are simply curious about what the transportation industry has to offer, Beacon Transport has the resources you need. Job titles in the transportation industry range from Inventory Control Analyst to Logistics Coordinator. There are man
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Warehouse and logistics jobs in Nashville TN can offer a surprising amount of benefits.

Top Benefits of a Nashville Truck Driving Job

The logistics industry supplies jobs in almost every field, from retail to finance to government. A booming industry, logistics jobs in Nashville TN can offer a surprising amount of benefits. In the private sector, logisticians can handle everything from shipping, warehousing all the
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Trucking Logistics and The Importance of Sleep and How to Get It on the Road

How to Get More Sleep on the Road

It can be very easy to focus solely on the destination when you’re on a long trip. This is why the truckload carrier sets limits on how long a truck driver can spend on the road in a single day. However, there are many other ways to spend your off-time than by sleeping. Aside from dis
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How to Handle Road Rage

We’ve all experienced a sudden rush of anger while navigating traffic. Maybe someone cut in front of you, or slammed on their brakes, or even gestured rudely in your direction — there are multiple reasons to feel this way. This is what’s known as road rage — anger or frustration stemm
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Benefits Of A Trucking Lifestyle

Life on the road isn’t for everyone. And that’s okay. But some people have something in them that sets them apart. Perhaps it’s a strong work ethic, a desire to see the country, or the inability to answer emails behind a desk all day. There’s something extra that people are seeking. A
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What Sets Beacon Transport Jobs Apart?

There are plenty of logistics companies, so how are Beacon Transport jobs different? There are many factors that make a great place to work. Company ideals and goals factor into not only the business model but also how they treat their employees. These employees, after all, are the li
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What Keeps Truck Drivers Happy?

A love for the road isn’t enough to find happiness for trucking companies in Nashville. The employer needs to offer the tools and support for a driver to consistently enjoy their position long-term. But what are these tools and how do they affect the mental health of the drivers?
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How Important is the Trucking Industry?

Our economy flourishes because of truck drivers. From healthcare supplies to food transportation, the trucking industry quietly supports our everyday lives in ways that we don’t often consider. If the trucking industry stopped our economy and quality of life would plummet rapidl
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An Inside Look at Weigh Stations

New drivers or anyone interested in becoming a trucker should have some understanding of what a weigh station is and what it means. Weigh stations are checkpoints located throughout the country. The stations are designed to monitor the weight of larger vehicles and make sure they don&
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