Hittin’ the Road: Applying for Your First Truck Driving Job

Applying for your First Truck Driving Job? This is the Guide for you You’ve made it this far in your job search—you have a CDL in your home state, you feel confident that you can get behind the wheel of a commercial truck and actually drive it, and you’re ready to start earning money. But Read more >

6 Trucking Business KPIs Every Carrier Should Know Part II

Catch up with Part I and see what other trucking business tips we’ve curated for carriers. from DBSquared Inc.,  4. YOY YOY stands for year-over-year. It can be used to measure any aspect of your trucking business, such as growth, revenue, expenses, salaries, fuel costs, and so on. These year over year measures help you Read more >

The Importance of Refrigerated Trucking

Imagine a world where food spoiled after 50 miles, where you could only eat what was in season and local, and where northern states never saw oranges or plums. Before refrigerated (reefer) trucking and transport, that world was very real. Produce couldn’t travel far before spoiling, and consumers were limited to goods that could be grown Read more >

Packing 411

Sometimes all you need is a good list to help you prepare. Below are great tips for packing up before school, training, or OTR (including trucking in Alaska). What New Drivers Need To Know About What To Take On The Road: Lack of storage and living space is probably a driver’s biggest consideration when packing for Read more >

Is Long Haul or OTR Right for You?

When it comes to new truckers, most have questions about long haul versus short runs. This article from TLC covers the benefits and downsides of both. If you’re looking to enter the trucking industry and have questions, or want to apply, contact us today! Long haul trucking can be hard for the driver and their Read more >

Preparing for Truck Driver Company Training – Things to Pack! Part II

by TruckerMike – Sleeping bag!!! Very important! Don’t bring sheets with you. When you’re in training, chances are you’ll be driving as a team with your trainer. In other words, your trainer drives while you sleep and vice versa. If the truck is moving, you’ll want to sleep on the bottom bunk. Instead of changing Read more >

Preparing for Truck Driver Company Training – Things to Pack!

from Trucking Truth by TruckerMike What should I pack? This has to be the number one question amongst newbies. First of all, pack as little as possible. Only the necessities. Once you get through training, you can clutter up your own truck as much as you want. But remember, you are a guestin your trainers Read more >

Partnering with Minn-Alaska

To better serve our customers, Corcoran has partnered with Minn-Alaska Transport out of Palmer, AK. This partnership will allow Corcoran and Minn-Alaska to better serve the diverse needs of our loyal customers, connect more people with the products they need, and open more lanes to connect the needs of Alaska to those in the lower Read more >

6 Trucking Business KPIs Every Carrier Should Know Part I

from DBSquared Inc., A KPI is a key performance indicator; here are six trucking business KPIs every carrier should understand if they want to build a successful trucking company. Why Trucking Business KPIs Matter KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator.  Like goals and measures, you can use these indicators to fine tune your business model Read more >

ELECTRONIC LOG BOOKS VS PAPER LOGS: WILL YOU BE READY FOR E-LOGS?

from Smart Trucking A log book system that may well finish off what’s left of the trucking industry? Will this system make the truck driver shortage for carriers, an even bigger problem? These are just some of the questions that have our alreadyoverstressed industry in a tailspin…….the introduction of the electronic log book for drivers Read more >