Picture this: it’s Monday morning. You’ve just sat down at your desk, poured your coffee, and are ready to start a new week. Just then, it happens: you get a call from the DOT informing you that your company is being audited. Your stomach sinks, thinking of all the files you’re going to have to sort through and the stacks of paperwork that will need to be organized. Almost immediately, panic sets in and the scramble to gather everything you need officially begins. But with so much to keep track of, it’s easy – way too easy — to misplace a critical file or an important piece of paper that can mean the difference between a successful audit…and one that isn’t. No matter which type of audit you’re facing – a compliance review, a new entrant audit, a security audit, or a hazardous materials audit – this is when it truly pays to be prepared.
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in the U.S., it's clear the pandemic isn't lessening its deadly grasp anytime soon. Numbers are rising in nearly half the states, according to the Associated Press.
For nearly 40 years, the Truckload Carriers Association’s Safety & Security Meeting has brought truckload carrier safety professionals together to discuss problems, share ideas, and seek solutions to make their businesses and our roads safer.
Increasing Your Fleet Size Doesn’t Have to be Hard: Utilizing the Power of Social Media Marketing for Recruiting Purposes
While the trucking industry may be the backbone of the U.S. economy (according to the ATA, nearly 71% of all freight tonnage in the U.S. moves on the back of trucks), that doesn’t mean recruiting qualified drivers is an easy task. It’s complex, and at times, downright challenging.
With the threat of COVID-19/coronavirus, people who travel should be taking precautions. We have released a short course that drivers and office staff can take to provide the basics about protecting themselves called Preventing Illness.