Truck Breakdowns And Brokered Freight

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Today’s discussion is about breakdowns while hauling brokered freight. I’m not thinking flat tires, broken airlines, or another issue that could get you an hour behind. Instead, what happens when you blow a turbocharger or some major component failure that will take a week or two to have repaired? I was able to connect with … Read more

Do Truck Beds Have Drain Holes?

Do Truck Beds Have Drain Holes?

When manufacturers design and engineer new trucks, they often invest over a billion dollars in the process. You can bet that water flow, both around the vehicle and in the truck bed, are a part of that design. There’s also the aesthetics of the drain points. Who wants to see a big round hole in … Read more

I Still Love Those Old Semi Trucks – Can You Still Find Loads With One?

If You’ve followed us for any length of time at The Trucking Podcast, you already know we are big fans of older semi trucks. We’ve written and talked about them many times. The question remains can you book loads with older trucks? Are brokers willing to put their freight on your older truck? This may … Read more

Great Gift Ideas For Truckers and Gearheads

Great Gift Ideas For Truckers and Gearheads

If you have a trucker or gearhead in your life and you don’t know what to give him for Christmas or birthday gifts, I’m here to help. Each item on this list will be put to use or proudly displayed in his office, garage or man-cave. BenShot Shot Glassware Every time his friends see the … Read more

Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It?

Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It

Take another look at the question, ARE FREE LOAD BOARDS WORTH IT? A better question would be are they worth your time and effort? Can you find a good truckload at a competitive rate on a free load board? I’m not talking about subscription services with a free trial. I’m talking about no cost, free … Read more