Independent Advantage

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Thursday, December 14, 2023

In this episode, we discuss the evolution of safety practices beyond regulatory mandates and the concept of Beyond Compliance. We explore the responses to the FMCSA's proposal, discuss industry perspectives and the emergence of the Beyond Compliance Program mandated by the FAST Act.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Monday, November 13, 2023

As we reflect on Veterans Day, TrueNorth would like to take the time to honor and express our gratitude to all the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces to protect our freedom and way of life. Truck driver veterans, with their dedication, commitment, and sacrifice, are not only crucial to our economy but also instrumental in maintaining our safety on the road. These veterans have served their country with honor, and now they continue to serve by transporting goods that keep our nation running smoothly.

posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023

In this episode, we hear from Sean Garney, Steve Keppler and special guest Bert Mayo, Vice President of Risk Solutions at TrueNorth, on the key challenges facing the trucking industry, as unveiled in the American Trucking Research Institute's (ATRI) latest annual report. Based on insights from over 4,000 industry stakeholders, including motor carriers, drivers, law enforcement, and industry suppliers, find out what the top issues are, from the economy and truck parking to fuel prices, driver shortage, and driver compensation, all unveiled at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition event and all discussed in this episode.

posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, it's our opportunity to extend our heartfelt gratitude to these tireless road warriors. A little can go a long way in brightening their day.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Monday, May 22, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a topic that's especially important in trucking. By nature of their job, professional truck drivers often find themselves far from home and in stressful situations. The emotional and mental toll on truck drivers results in some staggering statistics. The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health surveyed drivers and found the following: