Chris Harris, The Safety Dawg, hosts “The Dawg On-It Trucking Pawedcast” where he interviews influential trucking insiders for their insights and in-depth knowledge. On July 10, 2020, Chris sat down with Marc Moncion to talk about ELDs in Canada and the U.S.
Some drivers choose to work together and drive as a team in order to cover more ground and deliver loads faster. BigRoad easily accommodates team driving with a few easy steps. Read this blog post and watch a recording of our How Do I Team Drive With BigRoad? webinar
The ELD mandate is here! As a result, we’ve made a number of updates to the BigRoad Mobile App to ensure you’re compliant! During this webinar, we highlighted some of the new electronic logging device (ELD) features in the BigRoad Mobile and Web App and showed you how to turn on ELD functionality. Read on to learn more!
Electronic logging devices (ELDs) will play an important role in making your daily life easier. They simplify the logging process and automatically record some data for you so that you can focus on driving. Watch the webinar recording to find out more!
Last week, BigRoad hosted a webinar all about the motorcoach industry and was joined by two motorcoach experts: Kristine Meinhardt and Randy Howell. The webinar focused on motorcoach operations, the experts’ experiences, and what’s coming up with ELD.
If you missed the webinar, check out the recording…
Swift Transportation, the United States’ largest carrier, recently saw its stock plummet by eighteen percent in a single day. But the problem doesn’t appear to be Swift’s business — instead, the company pointed to the trouble it’s facing in finding and keeping drivers.
Driving someone else’s truck can help you learn the basics without getting too involved in the business.
As a company driver, you should be opening the hood frequently and learning what everything is that makes the truck go down the road. As a part of your pre-trip inspection, you are required to look for failed components, but how can you know what has failed if you don’t know what you are looking at or what it does.
The transition from being the driver of a company-owned truck to becoming an owner-operator involves understanding what the trucking industry needs. The industry itself is a living, breathing thing and its main focus is on supporting businesses by providing them with the goods they need to run smoothly. As an owner-operator, you will be part of this supply chain and need to understand your customers’ needs.
Entrepreneurs typically possess a spirit of risk and drive which others do not, and believe me it’s needed with the overwhelming challenges we face pursuing our goals. Owning a business and making a profit is the primary goal of most entrepreneurs. When you decide to buy a truck and be your own boss, you must have these same traits in order to succeed because once you purchase equipment, you’re in for the long haul. You have to make sure your plan is solid and your investments are sound.