Wendy rants back

| June 22, 2014

In which Wendy responds to Whoopi Golderberg's recent trucking-related YouTube rant with one of her own. . .

1977 TranStar 4200: Old-school ‘patina’ at Pride & PolishImage Gallery

| June 21, 2014

High Gear Photography proprietor and Precision of New Hampton hauler Kenny Hubka's Transtar harks the first rig he ever steered, his father's 1972 model.

Multi-stop last mile from an Oregon National Forest

| June 20, 2014

The end of the Parkers' multi-stop load comes down the wire on hours. Wendy: "George really does amaze me sometimes. I would have been in the fetal position, sobbing...."

Load, self-dispatch automation: Heads up on two services

| June 19, 2014

Introducing DashHaul.com and Comfreight.com, two more load matching services aimed at involving direct shippers and great automation of the process.

Perils of the multiple stop load: One, three, four, two

| June 18, 2014

More self-dispatch learning curve for Wendy: "Sometimes, lessons are hard to learn."

Restart watch: Whoopi doesn’t get it either

| June 17, 2014

"Attention mainstream media: There are a lot of people out here who think the changes that have been proposed in draft legislation may actually, on the contrary, 'strengthen safety rules,'" contrary to what NYT editorial board thinks is going on in Congress.

Changing Gear: Online updates from Johnson Refrigerated and Mack, plus Kenworth and Peterbilt reminders

| June 16, 2014

With new technologies and changing times comes new, faster and more colorful ways to reach out to others. Companies continually are tweaking their websites and social media outlets to improve the user experience, and Johnson ...

A father’s love

| June 15, 2014

"Here's to all the trucker Dads today. Thank you for what you do. Happy Father's Day."

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