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Top 10 Tools for Truckers

Top 10 Tools for Truckers

As a trucker, you do more than drive a truck and trailer. You also have to be a smart businessperson. You have to find loads, track loads for brokers, manage your expenses, navigate traffic and weather, deal with damaged or lost freight, find parking and lots more. Having the right tools on hand helps you manage all of these responsibilities,…

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Lubbock Flatbed, Norfolk Reefer and Twin Falls Power Only the Hottest Markets for Truckers in the Coming Week

Lubbock Flatbed, Norfolk Reefer and Twin Falls Power Only the Hottest Markets for Truckers in the Coming Week

January is traditionally a slow month for freight, following the Christmas and New Year holidays. This year, however, may be a bit different given the events of 2020 and the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. Rates and demand have cooled slightly, but not by as much as in previous Januarys. Outbound tender volumes remain relatively high. Today’s Trucker Tools Market Index Report…

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Norfolk Reefer, Jonesboro Flatbed and Charleston Power Only Among Hottest Markets for Truckers/Carriers

Norfolk Reefer, Jonesboro Flatbed and Charleston Power Only Among Hottest Markets for Truckers/Carriers

Happy New Year! As we turn the page on 2020 and enter our first week of the new year, Trucker Tools Market Index shows sustained demand for all types of capacity, but especially high demand for reefer. Outbound reefer tender rejection rates peaked at approximately 46 percent just before Christmas, and last week reefer rejection rates in some areas hit…

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Five Healthy Eating Tips for Truckers

Five Healthy Eating Tips for Truckers

We recently spoke with trucker health and fitness coach Mark Manera about his business, The Trucking Fitness Company, which helps truckers become more physically active. Mark and the co-owners of his company have launched an app and created an online health and fitness coaching system designed specifically for truckers. All of the exercises in the program can be done with…

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Hot Markets for Truckers in the Next Week: South Bend and Southwest Ontario for Flatbed, Tucson for Reefer, Jefferson City and Indianapolis Power-Only

Hot Markets for Truckers in the Next Week: South Bend and Southwest Ontario for Flatbed, Tucson for Reefer, Jefferson City and Indianapolis Power-Only

There’s never a dull moment in the trucking industry, that’s for sure. Blizzard and high winds warnings are in effect for the Interstate 29 corridor and portions of I-90 and I-94 in the Midwest. This storm is expected to move across the Midwest and Great Lakes into the Northeast tomorrow and into Friday. This incoming storm, as well as increased…

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