The Trucking Industry – A fast growing trade.

Trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation in the United States. In 2012 trucks moved 9.4 billion tons of freight which is equivalent to 68.5 percent of all domestic shipments. The trucking industry has an optimistic future ahead; a combination of low inflation, a growing housing market, a recovering stock market, and […]

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A History of Trucking

Think you know everything about the trucking industry? Below are some interesting facts you may not have known; from the history of the first tractor trailer to interesting tidbits that will spark any truck lover’s interest. The First Tractor Trailer The first tractor trailer was invented in 1914 by Charles Fruehauf, who was a German-American […]

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Truckload Rates May Not Trend Down for Long

Truckload Rates May Not Trend Down for Long Shipping rates are dropping, which is typical for this time of year. Mid August is the time of transition. After Independence Day all the fruit and patriotic merchandise has been delivered and consumed, and the growing season has come to an end in Florida, South Texas, Southern […]

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