BasicBlock Helps Consolidate Trucker’s Paperwork

With his startup in Nebraska, Taylor Monks’ BasicBlock app has caught the eyes of Silicon Valley and over 1,000 truck drivers. With the many sheets and forms truck drivers have to deal with on a daily basis, Monks came up with a way for them to be able to index…


NEXT Trucking Adds More Space in the Yard

During the Harbor Trucking Association DrayTECH event, NEXT Trucking announced that they are opening a new 18-acre drayage yard not too far from where the container ships dock. Their program to help alleviate congestion at the ports is called Relay, and purchasing this new “beachfront” property will aid in Relay’s…


Nissan Recognizes Penske with Supplier Excellence Award

During Nissan’s annual supply chain logistics conference, they recognized Penske Logistics with their 2019 Nissan Supplier Excellence Award. Mentioned was Penske’s advanced used of transportation management technology by way of its ClearChain technology. Check out Penske’s press release here.



Illinois Truck Convoy Helping Make-A-Wish

This weekend, in Coles County, more then 100 trucks will drive from Charleston to Mattoon and back to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation for Illinois. Their starting point will have kid’s games, food vendors, and other fun activities all day. With a police escort, they will travel the designated…


Worklete Expands into Safety Training for the Trucking Industry

The software company Worklete has hired new executives and doubled its size over the past year. They focus on preventing accidents in the workplace like pulled muscles, slips and falls. Worklete is now available to teach truck drivers how to take care of their bodies and break the bad habits…



CDL 1000 Inc. Offers Real-Time Tracking Platform

The asset-based third-party logistics leader CDL 1000, based out of Chicago, offers a new platform for the trucking industry. This technology involves real-time tracking updates, recording driver’s feedback, and keeps track of what happens from the time before the cargo leaves to when the cargo arrives. CDL 1000’s main goal…


New Trucks at Kenworth

Now available to order, the Kenworth T880S has a set-forward axle and two different sized sleepers to choose from. Both sizes are built for severe highway and heavy hauling. The 76-inch mid-roof sleeper and the 52-inch mid-roof sleeper both come with plenty of options to choose from for the sanctuary…


Ag Trucking Found Success Through Driver Surveys

Over a 20 month study using the driver retention tools available from Stay Metrics, Ag Trucking has dropped turnover by 16.1% and grew their fleet by 11%. In the beginning, Stay Metrics’ Annual Driver Satisfaction Study showed Ag Trucking that there equipment was a good area to start improvements. Surveys…