Posts Tagged freight


Crane Mat Loads

Typical Crane Mat Load Of The Wooden Variety Wood crane mat loads like the one shown here are the most common and good paying loads for this type of freight. I have hauled many of these loads in the past and they get me where I need to be most of the time for the […]

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Apr 04 – Recent Trucking News-Trucking Prospects Still Good

I see freight volumes picking up as expected for platform trucks. I also know one good way to see if trucking is healthy and if there is freight moving, looking at truck stop parking lots and what I observe going down the road. I see a lot of moving loads, trailers clearly visible or tires […]

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Mar 14 – Recent Trucking News-Freight Rates Going Up?

Freight Rates Increasing? I will believe it when I see it. But with fuel at over 4 bucks a gallon and holding, we are losing a lot of our extra money that would be placed towards our maintenance bills. All the extra money I get for hauling loads gets left on my fuel card to […]

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Mar 07 – Recent Trucking News-Warner Robins Update 5:56 pm

I recently booked a load out of Warner Robins Ga. I can say I had no trouble, but I parked some miles away at a local truck stop. I do agree that this ordinance is out of the realm of common sense. I am glad that the trucking community sent in their letters and let […]

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Jim The Trucker Videos Series-Flatbed Load From Mississippi To Laredo

My New Video Series I want to welcome you to the first posted video in my new series. I went to a lot of trouble to make sure this really brings home the information to potential new flatbed drivers and even ones who may have been doing this for a while. The first video shows […]

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