Carrier Resources Archives | Convoy

On Friday, July 10th, Convoy joined Kevin on his webinar series, Positive Matters, to discuss the current economy in regards to supply, demand, and truckload rates.  In part one (demand), we looked at data on factory output and the headwinds and tailwinds in the freight economy. In part two (supply), we focussed on how driver […]

Quality and compliance is perhaps one of the most important aspects of keeping both truck and other drivers safe. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Blitz, often referred to as DOT Inspection Week, is set for September 9 – 11th. Below is a list of 3 ways every carrier in our network can […]

Many truck drivers are fulfilling their dreams of getting their operating authority and starting a trucking company. Here are six steps to get your owner operator trucking business off the ground. In this article: Create a plan Buy your equipment Register your trucking business Get your operating authority and other licenses Purchase insurance Find and […]

You often hear about businesses striving to become a “shipper of choice” or preferred shippers. Those terms refer to companies that are making changes to be more “carrier friendly”. That includes everything from shortening facility wait times and changing multi-stop routes to single stop routes to training employees and adding clean bathrooms to their waiting […]

Apparitions, ghosts or a trick of the eyes. Whether you believe or not, these roads have an unearthly reputation. We combed through reports of haunted highways to bring you 5 of the spookiest. Keep reading, if you dare!   Route 44 Hitchhiker (Massachusetts) A bearded man can be seen hitchhiking and walking along Route 44 […]

Bad weather can make for scary driving conditions, no matter what time of year. Remember these tips the next time you get behind the wheel of your rig. Do a full pre-trip inspection. Make sure all your tread is deep, tires are filled, exhaust pipe is cleared and your truck/trailer are ready to hit the road. […]

10-4 Day, otherwise known as October 4 on the calendar, is a day where our entire company comes together to celebrate trucking, raise awareness of an industry critical to the economy and appreciate the people who help move America’s industries and goods. And there are a lot of folks involved!  Nearly 2 percent of the […]

This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. f you’re not registered for the program, register for free and receive the daily updates HERE! Hey Health Warriors!  Welcome to Week 3 of Highway to Health. We hope that you are on your way to a healthier you, […]

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week technically may only last 7 days, however we’ve found ways for you to celebrate all month long (and beyond)! Check out this list of 11 ways companies are showing their gratitude to truck drivers.  Convoy – Are you a Convoy carrier? All Convoy carriers have access to exclusive discounts and pricing, including […]

This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. f you’re not registered for the program, register for free and receive the daily updates HERE! Hey Health Warriors, In honor of Driver Appreciation Week, the focus of Highway to Health this week is TONS OF GRATITUDE and we […]

This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. Sign up if you’re not already registered for the program, to follow along on our journey and receive the free daily updates HERE!   Hey there! Thanks for stopping by to have a read about our Highway to Health […]

This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. If you’re not registered for the program, register for free and receive the daily updates HERE! Are you in a Dehydration Situation? We’re in the throws of summer and no matter where you live in the U.S., it’s HOT. […]