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Technology Lifts Global Forklift Market

The global forklift truck market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecasted period of 2017-2024, according to Research and Markets’ latest report. Technological advancement to help improve forklifts where they are integrated with sensors and other components, growth in manufacturing industries and e-commerce, along with rising demand in the construction […]

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10 Best Paying Trucking Companies

10 Best Paying Trucking Companies

Annual Salary Pay Per Hour 1. Sysco $87,204 $41.92 2. Walmart $86,000 $41.35 3. Epes Transport $83,921 $40.35 4. Acme Truck Line $82,892 $39.85 5. Brady Trucking $79,906 $38.42 6. GP Transco $78,400 $37.69 7. Trimac Transportation $76,796 $36.92 8. Estes Trucking $75,000 $36.06 9. ABF Freight $73,562 $35.37 10. Holland Freight $72,339 $34.78 SOURCE: […]

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The Future of Trucking Rides on Employee Experience

Today’s logistics environment is not the same point-to-point delivery system companies dealt with 10 or even five years ago. It’s smarter, more agile, and more people-centric. Carriers have invested in technology to optimize routes, loads, fuel consumption, and improve safety for their fleets. Logistics managers are increasingly able to collect, analyze, and leverage real-time data […]

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The Secret to Combatting the Hidden Costs of Detention Time

Lengthy loading dock wait times have plagued the trucking industry for years, with serious consequences for drivers and shippers alike. Detention time—typically defined as greater than a two-hour wait—affects driver efficiency, shipping capacity and safety, with a negative financial impact for all stakeholders. And the problem is widespread. According to a survey by data analyst […]

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Drivers Need Some TLC

Drivers Need Some TLC

With the American Trucking Associations projecting a shortfall of 174,00 truck drivers by 2026, it is important for organizations to understand and address driver concerns in order to retain a strong workforce and attract new talent. Third-party logistics provider Kenco and CarrierLists conducted a recent driver survey that reveals their frustrations, concerns, and priorities, thus […]

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Hot Tips to Stay Safe This Winter

Hot Tips to Stay Safe This Winter

"Slow the hell down and drive defensively." This is a crucial step in remaining safe on the road, especially during the winter months when driving conditions worsen, say executives at Lynden Transport. As harsh weather and poor driving conditions are universal concerns for drivers and fleet managers across the country, Jim Maltby, corporate director of […]

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