Wednesday, July 19th, 2023
Max from Kimrad Transport trains local local law enforcement and emergency service providers on anhydrous/propane trailer safety

On 7/17, Kimrad seized a valuable opportunity to conduct comprehensive training using our anhydrous/propane trailer. In collaboration with local law enforcement and emergency services, our highly skilled driver and trainer, Max, hosted the session in Panhandle. The focus was on imparting vital knowledge about the complexities of handling high-pressure tankers, as well as instructing participants […]

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

During the month of February, Kimrad Transport held our Annual Strategic Planning meeting and covered the company’s accomplishments and areas of improvement. During this event, we classified and exercised what it means to “Safely Deliver Superior Service,” creating the R.I.S.E. initiative. R: Reliability We consistently meet and exceed expectations. I: Integrity We do the right […]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
Blue semi-truck with blue sky in background

There are many types of truckers out there. Trucking companies choose to hire some but not others for various reasons. It is good to know the details of whichever type of driver you are, especially if you are seeking a different working environment. 1. Owner-operators Owner-operators own their own truck and sometimes own multiple trucks […]

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023
red Kimrad Transport truck on road

When most people think about truck driving, the open road and cool trucks come to mind. It’s true that trucking lets drivers see a lot of beautiful places and drive great vehicles, but these aren’t the only benefits of this career. Here are five of the best benefits truckers can get! 1. The salary is […]

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023
truck driver working for Kimrad Transport

Being a truck driver is fun and challenging, but sometimes it can be complicated. This career is more of a lifestyle than other jobs out there. That’s why it’s good to have some tricks to help out! Here are some lifestyle hacks that we recommend for truckers. 1. Watch your posture This is a tip […]

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Truckers have their own lingo that has developed naturally over the years. From acronyms to equipment to nicknames, there’s a lot that non-truckers can get confused by! Here are some of the most common (and interesting) words used by truckers, from letters A to H. ABS: This acronym stands for anti-lock brake system, which is […]

Friday, October 21st, 2022
Closeup of man 's hands holding a greasy burger with bacon, cheese, and veggies

Life as a truck driver is fun, challenging, and lucrative. But it isn’t known for being the healthiest occupation. Fast food and snacks at truck stops are easy options when you’re hungry, but they don’t have to be your only options! Tips for cooking in your truck Even if you have to be on a […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2022
gift basket or care package full of snacks and food

Buying gifts for truck drivers can sometimes be difficult, but you can’t go wrong with a care package! You can purchase basic items or customize a gift basket for the trucker in your life. If you’re not sure where to start, check out these unique and helpful ideas. 1. Start with the container Truckers don’t […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
18-wheelers pulled over in the snow at sunset

The transportation industry is known for being one of the most dangerous sectors in the country. Truckers should focus on safety not only for themselves and their cargo but also for everyone they encounter. Here are four tips every truck driver should remember. 1. Practice defensive driving This is a safety practice that every driver […]

Friday, July 29th, 2022
red Kimrad Transport truck on road

It’s a well-known fact that the trucking industry is vital in transportation. 72.5% of all domestic freight shipped (by tonnage) was moved using semi-trucks in 2020, according to the American Trucking Associations. Whether you’re a seasoned trucker or just like learning about trucking, here are some interesting facts about the industry! 1. There are A […]