Monday, March 4th, 2024
women trucker smiling

Though female truckers are the minority on the roads, they still play a vital role within the industry. Here at Kimrad, we partner with Women in Trucking because we know just how important every current and potential team member is to our operations. We want to celebrate women for everything they can do, which is […]

Friday, February 16th, 2024

Bulk freight truckers require more than other truck drivers. This is why they are harder to hire within the industry, though there has been a shortage of truckers of all skill levels in recent years. For a trucker to be considered for bulk transport jobs, they must have a tanker endorsement. Here is what you […]

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

*Disclaimer: The comparisons below relate to trucking in general and do not necessarily represent the practice of Kimrad Transport, LP. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Trucking is often described as an interesting job. Some truckers know they want to spend their careers traveling across the country, while others simply join a local company because it pays well. Every trucker knows their lifestyle is different and here are just a few reasons why it’s so unique! Alone time and autonomy Many […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
line of 18 wheelers

In our last article, we discussed three reasons why you should consider looking for a truck driving job at a smaller or mid-size company, including pay and recognition. Here are four other reasons why you should consider doing this! More flexible hours If better pay and benefits aren’t that important to you, consider that smaller […]