You do not want to miss this year's North American Commercial Vehicle Show. This amazing commercial trade show is coming around the bend to Atlanta from October 28 to 31, 2019. At East Coast Truck & Trailer Sales, it's our first time exhibiting at NACV, and we are ready for the fun!
NACV is the largest and most all-encompassing B2B truck show in the country, and there's plenty here for you, whether you're a car-hauler, a wrecker owner-operator, or any other type of trucking professional. Before you hit the streets to go trick-or-treating with your kids (yes, yo [...]
Chilly days out there this winter across America—it's the perfect time for stuff on a truck to break, and you really don't want it to. Trucking is an industry where the work always gets done, no matter the challenges – and there are many challenges. Staying on top of new legislation and regulation, monitoring new technologies and their benefits, and creating a company culture that attracts the best tale [...]
Tesla is yet to provide any details behind its decision to change the color of one of its Semi test mules. That said, the new wrap does make the vehicle stand out more, resulting in more visibility for the upcoming all-electric long-hauler. With such an eye-popping color scheme, after all, the vehicle would likely catch the attention of even more potential reservation holders.
The Tesla Semi might be taking a backseat to the Model 3 for now, but the vehicle has a lot of potential to disrupt a very lucrative industry. To say that the trucking market presents a huge [...]
Each year, Trucker Path compiles a list of the Top 100 Truck Stops in the United States and Canada as rated by truckers, for truckers.
The multi-dimensional app utilizes crowd-sourcing technology to make it easy for users to not only view, but also report parking space availability and weigh station statuses throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to trip planning information, the app also gives users the ability to rate 50,000 points of interest found within the Trucker Path mobile app.
Trucker Path members have three top criteria for rating truck stops: e [...]
Tips and more tips to stay profitable no matter what
Ever felt like your trucking business was careening down an ice-covered mountain in ‘Georgia overdrive’? (That’s in ‘neutral’ for the younger truckers out there.) Many of us have wondered, “What was I thinking when I bought this #%&! truck? Now what?”
Well, to make it to the bottom in one piece, you’ll need to run smart.
For the majority of truckers and small motor carriers, even as the rates have improved, costs are still increasing. We’re left wondering what catastrophe is around the next bend. How are the threatened tariffs with our nation’s trading partners going to impact the freight we haul? And how can we plan for it?
As any great football coach knows, when the team’s behind and the opposition is first and [...]