In this digital age, there is technology for almost everything, and many app developers are turning their attention towards truck drivers. Fleets and independent drivers rely heavily on smartphones and tablets to communicate and move their loads efficiently. In a recent survey, it was
For many years, the trucking industry has been struggling to recruit new drivers. The lack of drivers inflates the cost of shipping and ultimately affects the entire country. As a result, trucking companies are looking for ways to entice new drivers to a career as a truck driver. Mill
Truck driving is a career choice that requires a lot of time on the road. It’s directly related to improving consumerism, and therefore crucial to the U.S. economy. The entire industry revolves around transporting goods from one place to another, with a lot of emphasis on time.
Truck driving is one of the most crucial jobs in the U.S. Truckers deliver goods, bridging the gap between businesses and their consumers. Often, drivers spend quite a bit of time on the road, and since their main goal is to deliver goods across the country it can feel like they are r
The new year is changing regulations for anyone who holds a Commercial Driver Licenses. Many of these updates have been in the pipework for some time, but will finally be implemented in 2018. We’ve highlighted some of the most significant changes you might see in the coming year
We couldn’t have achieved our success without the help from some amazing drivers. As part of our ongoing commitment to recognizing employee excellence, we wanted to give a special thanks to all the stand-out team members who have made 2017 such a success for us at Beacon Transport!
The American economy stretches across the continent, and the trucking industry serves as a vital link between domestic and foreign trade. They move tons of freight from many locations and markets serving consumers with goods produced both at home and abroad. Without the efforts of tru
The trucking industry is a complex machine that has many working parts. A truck dispatcher is at the center of the action with the critical job of helping truck drivers concentrate on delivery loads while fielding requests from customers. Each day presents a new set of challenges, and
Dispatchers are the backbone of the trucking industry. Truck dispatchers have the critical job of helping truck drivers to concentrate on routes and roadways and to safely deliver their cargoes. While you won’t see them behind the wheel of a big rig, they’re working hard behind the sc
Every now and again, here at Beacon Transport, we like to remind ourselves and our drivers of just how vital we are to the American economy and to the global movement of goods. Get this: more than 70% of all freight tonnage moved across the United States goes by truck. And in fact, we