10 Things Truck Dispatchers Do Every Day

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
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Trucking Industry Trends

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
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Making Your Route More About the Road and Less About the Load: Points East

We know that rolling over the miles is what brings home the steady paycheck, but we also believe in taking the time to see the world and abiding by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Hours of Service Regulations. With our layover, stop/pickup, and detention pay, you jus
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Stops to Make Your Route More About the Road and Less about the Load — Southern Exposure

Although long-haul trucking is all about making it to your road destination quickly and safely, you may as well take advantage of required breaks to see the USA from your big rig. Because Nashville is the center of our universe, we’ve put together a couple driver-friendly tour guides
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BEACON TRANSPORT RELEASES DRIVER RECRUITMENT VIDEOS

Nashville Truckload Carrier Looks to Hire the Best Commercial Truck Drivers on the Road NASHVILLE, TN: Beacon Transport, a leading Nashville-based truckload carrier company, recently released a series of short driver recruitment videos about the company and working for the company. As
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10 Tips for Truck Drivers for Staying Healthy on the Road

Anyone who’s ever taken a road trip knows that staying healthy on the road can be a challenge. When your life is the road, staying healthy may feel next to impossible. Irregular schedule, unpredictable traffic, long hours, extended periods of inactivity, and limited meal options make
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Amazon Web Services Employs Truckload Carriers

Amazon.com has become a household name. Thanks to unbeatable prices and fast delivery, many have come to depend on Amazon’s great service for many household items in the form of Amazon Web Services. Due to increasing demand, Amazon continues to expand the type of services they offer a
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Annual Recap: 2016 Drivers of the Month

It’s hard to believe 2016 is already drawing to a close. At Beacon Transport it’s been an incredible year, particularly because we have some of the most amazing drivers in the industry on our team. As part of our ongoing commitment to recognizing employee excellence, we thought it mig
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Beacon Transport announces 2nd annual fundraiser contribution to benefit local homeless shelters, including the Nashville Rescue Mission

NASHVILLE, Dec. 2, 2016–Yesterday, Beacon Transport announced the start of their 2nd annual fundraiser to benefit local homeless shelters, including the Nashville Rescue Mission. Beacon staff members and truckers will be banding together to collect donations for those less fortu
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2016 TL National Carrier of the Year

Beacon Transport, LLC was awarded 2016 TL National Carrier of the Year from Transplace. We would like to thank everyone that made this award possible!
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