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Employees stocking empty shelves faster because of DSD distribution instead of central warehouse shipping

How to Implement DSD Distribution With the Right Logistics Partner

Supply chain struggles continue to plague retailers. While manufacturers create some delivery delays, many delays result from disruptions along the supply chain. When goods face delays at warehouses or distribution centers, retailers need options for filling their shelves. Direct store delivery distribution (DSD distribution) is an alternative to centralized distribution.   What Is Direct Store…
Semi Truck Being Refuelled with Diesel Close up with the Gloved Hand of the Truck Driver Holding the Fuel Nozzle and holding it in Place as He Fills up the Tank.

Tips to Ungel Diesel Fuel

Gelling of diesel fuel happens in winter temperatures and concerns all drivers who reside in extremely cold climates. Having the correct equipment on board is the key when you need to know how to ungel diesel fuel in an urgent situation. Winter seasons can be longer and harsher at times. As a result, most winter…
Trucks on NJ state highway 21 North in Newark, NJ

Your Guide to the Top Trucking Companies in New Jersey

As the center of trade, trucking is a vital part of the economy in New Jersey. Each day, goods worth billions of dollars are transported via truck to businesses and homes across the state. New Jersey’s large trucks are responsible for moving 75 percent of the state’s 600 million tons of goods. New Jersey is…
Container Truck on Highway with Polygon Network World Map Graphic and Location Pins to demonstrate regional trucking

Is Regional Trucking Right for You?

If you’re looking to make a change in your trucking career, there’s never been a better time to do so. Like in many fields and industries today, the job market is very much an employee’s market.  Truckers are in high demand and many drivers are aging out of the industry, providing plenty of new opportunities…
Red White and Blue Parked private fleet Trucks Lined up at a Truck Stop

Private Fleet Versus Dedicated Fleet: What You Need to Know

A reliable, cost-effective supply chain is crucial to the success of your business. Deciding whether to purchase a private fleet or outsource your shipping needs is one of the most important decisions you will make. While owning and operating a private fleet allows you total control of your supply chain, the cost and learning curve…
Aerial view of semi trucks on a highway to demonstrate local transportation companies

Your Guide to Local Transportation Companies

Local transportation companies respond to the need for cargo to be moved as quickly as possible. They include trucking companies, which are vital to the transportation business. Different companies specialize in various freight services, resulting in a network of shipping firms. Trucks use roads to transport cargo throughout the country and deliver it to various…
A mature African-American woman in her 40s driving a semi-truck. She is sitting in the driver's seat, looking at the camera, smiling.

Women’s History Month: Women in Trucking

The logistical nightmares, shipping bottlenecks, and capacity crunch that developed during the pandemic has helped fuel unprecedented increases in female truck drivers. With the shortage of truck drivers expected to double by 2030, the percentage of women in trucking is likely to increase. Many women truckers opt to stay closer to home, taking on dedicated…
Blue and white semi truck driving down a county road to demonstrate the use of automatic semi truck

The Advantages of Driving an Automatic Semi Truck

The transportation industry is the backbone of America and the world. Without truck drivers, our modern economy could not exist and provide for us in the ways that it does today. This is why it has been heartening to see that many trucking companies have embraced updated equipment and more flexible policies in order to…
Refueling the 1000 liter gas tank of big truck.

Choose the Best Diesel Fuel Additive for Winter

Most U.S. drivers engage in various practices when preparing their vehicles for winter, ranging from acquiring snow tires and ice scrapers to mounting winter wiper blades. Improving the vehicle’s engine performance is another critical aspect that begins with choosing the right fuel additive. Here, the intent is to navigate icy roads effortlessly while battling the…
Truck Driver Using Radio To Contact Other drivers to talk about per diem for truck drivers

Everything You Need to Know About Truck Driver Per Diem 2021

  You work hard to make your money as a truck driver, but do you make every dollar count? Let’s face it, while you’re on the road, there are tons of expenses. First, you’ve got to eat, buy a few necessities, and, on a bad day, you might have a few incidental expenses. All these…