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 […]

Monday, January 22nd, 2024
one of Kimrad Transport's 18 wheler trucks driving through canyon

When it comes to finding the best transportation company to work with, there are many factors to consider. Whether you’re an experienced driver looking for a change, or just starting in the transportation industry, it’s important to take the time to research and evaluate different companies before making any decisions. Why you need to find […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday, April 11th, 2022
two Kimrad employees talking happily outside a yellow semi truck

Anyone in any field can experience burnout, which happens when a job becomes too repetitive or tiresome. According to merriam-webster.com, burnout means “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.” For truckers, burnout can come from working with stressful people or simply just from driving too […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Jobs button on keyboard

Looking for a new job can be difficult, especially if you have been working somewhere for a while. You may not be used to filling out applications online and you’ll definitely have to update your resume. For truck drivers, finding a job can be even more difficult. Most can’t sit down at the computer or […]

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
crosswalk on road in winter with snow and ice

Winter can be dangerous in many areas of the country for all drivers. High winds, snow, and ice can cause all sorts of negative conditions. Everyone should practice safe driving techniques and stay aware of the weather. Here are some tips that truckers should follow while working during the winter season. 1. Slow down Everyone […]

Monday, September 20th, 2021

There are many things truck drivers learn in training and some they learn along the way. Education is important in any industry to stay up-to-date on current regulations as well as lifestyle habits. Here are some important tips to keep in mind no matter what stage of your truck driving career you are in. 1. […]