With September almost upon us, our recent webinar to took another look at the impending ELD mandate. During this session, we looked at what you should expect out of an ELD and the best ways you can prepare for when they become mandatory.
Thu, Aug 20, 2015
We are excitedly packing up the BigRoad pickup truck and readying for a road trip to Dallas, Texas for the Great American Truck Show (GATS).
Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Owner-operators will pull just about anything if the price is right. While finding freight isn’t hard, deciding if a load is worth it takes a lot more skill.
Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Phone calls are not always the most convenient way to talk when you need to communicate with more than one person. A great way around this is with Zello, an app that makes your mobile device work like a walkie-talkie.
Thu, Aug 06, 2015
In an earlier post, I mentioned that recruiting is both an art and a science. If you keep reading this post you should be able to pick up on some subtle, and not so subtle, ways that I perform my art. Today I am going to talk about the science of recruiting.
Tue, Aug 04, 2015
Hurry up and wait! It’s an apt old military phrase that succinctly sums up the joys of detention time.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015
Drivers, for once, are in the enviable position of a win-win situation.
Right now you are pretty much free to pick and choose any company you want to drive for due to the shortage of new drivers. In this climate, carriers are starting to pay more attention to the driver’s needs. They can’t afford to lose you guys and they can’t afford any shutdowns caused by hours of service violations.